The Romeo District Library is making the following information available, in light of recent events, in order to assist its patrons and taxpayers in making their own independent assessment of the value the library adds to the community. We would also like to thank everyone that has come forward to show support for RDL during this time.

Romeo District Library Update August 7th 2014

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theres_no_such_thing_as_too_many_books_tshirt-d2352311309718194992qmn1_325You are probably wondering when the next Big Book Sale is happening. Good News!  It is coming on September 18, 19 and 20 at Kezar Library during regular posted library hours. Hard covers will be 3 for $1.00! Mass market paperbacks 4 for $1.00. Check back for more details and information about featured books and authors!

GH16Wednesday September 24th 7:00 pm Graubner
What’s that in the sky? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Or is it a witch? Real or not, the belief in witches has been around for centuries. Come join us as History Professor Michael Placco recreates the atmosphere and events surrounding the Salem Witch Trials. Listen as the accused are sentenced; and ponder the fate of the “victims” as fear spread throughout Salem. Step back in time and feel the tension and weight of circumstance as man battles both Devil and imagination.

One night only. No registration required.

sherlockThursday October 2nd 7:00 pm Graubner
Regina Stinson, founder of the Ribston-Pippins, brings her expertise to bear on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famed detective Sherlock Holmes in a FREE presentation! What accounts for his popularity over a century after his first case in print? How is his influence felt today? What methods has the character used to solve cases?

No registration required! Come join us!

CAST OF DOWNTON ABBEY WW ISaturday October 18th 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Graubner
In this fascinating illustrated lecture, Dr. DiAnn Ellis discusses the world of Downton Abbey within the sociohistorical and geopolitical context of the era. Learn about the amazing Victorian and Edwardian periods. From the real Highclere Castle and Gardens where the series is filmed; to “The Buccaneers”; to the beautiful Worth gowns; to The Great War (100th Anniversary); to the Suffragettes; to the Spanish Flu; to Modern Spiritualism and Ouija Boards; as well as the daily lives of the landowners and the servants.

Dr. DiAnn Ellis was a Professor of Education for 34 years at San Francisco State University and, having lived in England, is now pursuing her keen interest in   British history. She has put together this mesmerizing program inspired by the much watched and globally applauded PBS television series, Downton Abbey.

Vintage dress is welcome! Tea and biscuits will be served at the Interval.

Space is limited so please email askrdl@romeodistrictlibrary.org or call (586) 752-0603 opt. 4 to reserve your seat today.

This program is FREE and open to the public.

Thursday October 23rd 7:00 pm Graubner
Car-accident-picture-Ghost-of-dead-man-seen-leaving-his-bodyJoin us once again as the Romeo Graubner Library welcomes back the crew of the Motor City Ghost Hunters. Come and enjoy a haunted evening filled with the possibility of life beyond death. Witness film footage and audio evidence of ghosts among us. Arrive with an open mind and leave with a new perspective. Guaranteed fun for the whole family. No registration required, but seating is limited.