Red Book with Glasses

Every third Saturday we open our entire bookstore stock at Kezar Library for you to browse. Our stock changes quickly – so it is worth a visit every month! This month we have a beautiful full set of hard cover Agatha Christie and many other new treasures!

Please come and shop for treasures with us!

Saturday, August 16 from 10:30am to 1:30 pm

Kezar Library at 107 Church Street in the Village of Romeo

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From time to time, the Friends Used Bookstore receives items that are of a higher value. Special effort is made to sell those items at close to market price and increase the funding we provide to the Library. Special items may be saved for a special Friends rare book auction, sold online or sold to booksellers.

NEW ARRIVAL – Agatha Christie full set: Full set (83) books of Agatha Christie mystery books. Nicely bound in dark blue with gold lettering. Set includes “An Autobiography” which ha slight damage to the back cover.

Please contact us at friendsofrdl@yahoo.com with inquiries.

 
Book Store Basement

Every third Saturday we open our entire bookstore stock at Kezar Library for you to browse. Our stock changes quickly – so it is worth a visit every month! This month we have several books on journalism and writing; new civil war books; children’s books on a range of subjects and much more.

Please come and shop for treasures with us!

Saturday, July 19 from 10:30am to 1:30 pm

Kezar Library at 107 Church Street in the Village of Romeo

 
Thursday Wash by Vianna Szabo

Art in the Garden

Artists associated with the Starkweather Arts Center will share their artistic skill and talent and love of the outdoors at the 2014 Garden Walk. They carry on the fine tradition of ‘en plein air’ painting (or painting in the open air) that began with the French Impressionists and endures to this day. These artists will creating art at some of the gardens featured in the Garden Walk and their work will be displayed at Moonflowers Afterglow. Featured image is “Thursday Wash” by Vianna Szabo of Romeo. Thank you to these artists for their generosity: Robert Fionda, Mary Marple, Christina Haylett, Evelyn Raiter, Sandra LaBaere and Vianna Szabo.

The Romeo Area Garden Walk is from 10am – 5 pm on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Tickets are $10 per person in advance; $12 per person on day of Garden Walk

Moonflowers Afterglow is from 6-9pm on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 219 North Main in Romeo. Tickets are $20.

Tickets are available at:
Romeo District Library – Graubner Library: 65821 Van Dyke, Washington Township
Romeo District Library – Kezar Library: 107 Church Street, Romeo
Starkweather Arts Center: 219 North Main Street, Romeo
Tickets can also be purchased online using the link below

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Garden #5 – Among Friends and Neighbors

This gardening effort began with two neighbors sharing a garden space to accommodate a growing collection of Hosta. Now, 25 years later, the friends can be found enjoying the solitude and a glass of wine under majestic maples and tall pine trees while they admire the fruits of their labor.

The Romeo Area Garden Walk is from 10am – 5 pm on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Tickets are $10 per person in advance; $12 per person on day of Garden Walk

Moonflowers Afterglow is from 6-9pm on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 219 North Main in Romeo. Tickets are $20.

Tickets are available at:
Romeo District Library – Graubner Library: 65821 Van Dyke, Washington Township
Romeo District Library – Kezar Library: 107 Church Street, Romeo
Starkweather Arts Center: 219 North Main Street, Romeo
Tickets can also be purchased online using the link below

PURCHASE TICKETS
 
Christina Haylett

Christina Haylett & The Thursday Brushes

Experience the energy and elegance of Ms. Haylett’s work at the Moonflowers Afterglow event at Starkweather Arts Center. Learn more about the artist at http://www.artprize.org/christina-haylett/2012/discursive-mind

The Romeo Area Garden Walk is from 10am – 5 pm on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Tickets are $10 per person in advance; $12 per person on day of Garden Walk

Moonflowers Afterglow is from 6-9pm on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 219 North Main in Romeo. Tickets are $20.

Tickets are available at:
Romeo District Library – Graubner Library: 65821 Van Dyke, Washington Township
Romeo District Library – Kezar Library: 107 Church Street, Romeo
Starkweather Arts Center: 219 North Main Street, Romeo
Tickets can also be purchased online using the link below

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Independence Day!

Today we continue our countdown by featuring Garden #6

This 4-acre estate garden features European, American and Japanese gardens with sculpture by Jason Napier located throughout.

 
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Garden #1

This garden will fill your mind with colorful images and new ideas! With the backdrop of a historic carriage barn, six arbors are covered with climbing flowers, pots and baskets are brimming with flowers, and the vegetable garden promises a bountiful harvest!

The Romeo Area Garden Walk is from 10am – 5 pm on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Tickets are $10 per person in advance; $12 per person on day of Garden Walk

Moonflowers Afterglow is from 6-9pm on Saturday, July, 2014 at 219 North Main in Romeo. Tickets are $20.

Tickets are available at:
Romeo District Library – Graubner Library: 65821 Van Dyke, Washington Township
Romeo District Library – Kezar Library: 107 Church Street, Romeo
Starkweather Arts Center: 219 North Main Street, Romeo
Tickets can also be purchased online using the link below

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

 

After the Garden Walk: Delicious Offerings from Local Restaurants

Moonflowers Afterglow at the Starkweather Arts Center will feature delicious local fare from All Star Kabob, Buccilli’s Cakes, Jimmy John’s, Main Street Bar & Grill, Marcus Grill, Old Stone Bar & Grill, Romeo’s Party Store, Sheena’s Marketplace, Thee Office Pub & Cookery, & Westview Orchards. What a perfect way to relax after a satisfying day of garden touring!

The Romeo Area Garden Walk is from 10am – 5 pm on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Tickets are $10 per person in advance; $12 per person on day of Garden Walk

Moonflowers Afterglow is from 6-9pm on Saturday, July, 2014 at 219 North Main in Romeo. Tickets are $20.

Tickets are available at:
Romeo District Library – Graubner Library: 65821 Van Dyke, Washington Township
Romeo District Library – Kezar Library: 107 Church Street, Romeo
Starkweather Arts Center: 219 North Main Street, Romeo
Tickets can also be purchased online using the link below

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

 
Cold Frame Farme

Garden #7 – Cold Frame Farm

Cold Frame Farm, established in 2012, is a planned 27-acre market garden farm. The farm’s mission is to utilize a bio-intensive way of living while farming and restoring the landscape. The farming methods comply with current organic farming standards in order to obtain USDA Organic Certification. Visit Cold Frame Farm at Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cold-Frame-Farm/281098965326128

The Romeo Area Garden Walk is from 10am – 5 pm on Saturday, July 12, 2014. Tickets are $10 per person in advance; $12 per person on day of Garden Walk

Moonflowers Afterglow is from 6-9pm on Saturday, July, 2014 at 219 North Main in Romeo. Tickets are $20.

Tickets are available at:
Romeo District Library – Graubner Library: 65821 Van Dyke, Washington Township, Michigan
Romeo District Library – Kezar Library: 107 Church Street, Romeo, Michigan
Starkweather Arts Center: 219 North Main Street, Romeo, Michigan

Tickets can also be purchased online using the link below

PURCHASE TICKETS