Romance Book Festival Supports Oakland Literacy
Come meet local romance authors and support the Oakland Literacy Council. A percentage of all proceeds from book sales will go to the OLC if you use this voucher. You can also buy online at www.bn.com/bookfair , just use code 12306254.
The OLC is moving. Come see the new office at our open house.
February 12 from 3-6 pm. 43700 Woodward Ave., Suite 20, Bloomfield Hills
CELEBRATE NATIONAL BOOK MONTH AT LEON & LULU WITH ITS AWARD-WINNING EVENT, BOOKS & AUTHORS
Meet the Authors Behind the Books at Event Celebrating Michigan Writers October 22
CLAWSON, MI (September 27, 2017) – Book it to Leon & Lulu from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, October 22 for a fresh edition of the retailer’s award-winning Books & Authors event. October is National Book Month, an entire month dedicated to the pleasure of reading and enjoyment of books. Leon & Lulu celebrates this occasion with its tenth Books & Authors event at Leon & Lulu. The event – now held in April and October – is a juried book fair featuring mostly Michigan writers. Guests will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with up to 60 authors who will sell and sign books.
“We love this event, which gives authors the chance to leave their ivory towers and meet their adoring fans,” says Mary Liz Curtin, co-owner of Leon & Lulu. “We’re again working with the Oakland Literacy Council, a very important organization that will benefit from the event,” she explains.
Shake the ink-stained hands of local authors and celebrate reading, writing, and really good hot dogs at Leon & Lulu’s Books & Authors event October 22. For a full list of expected authors, please visit www.leonandlulu.com/meet-the-authors.
Admission is free and the event is open to the public. For more information, visit www.leonandlulu.com. Find Leon & Lulu on Facebook at www.facebook.com/leonandlulu. To learn more about Three Cats Café – the new café inside The Show at Leon & Lulu – go to www.threecatscafe.com. Daily lunch offerings are published here www.facebook.com/threecatscafe.
About Leon & Lulu
Leon & Lulu is a destination lifestyle store featuring an eclectic mix of upscale furniture, unforgettable gifts, and accessories in an environment unlike any other. Located in the historic Ambassador Roller Rink in Clawson, Michigan, Leon & Lulu offers 15,000-square feet of fabulous shopping, with a new 7,800-square feet expansion called The Show and Three Cats
Café, which recently opened in the neighboring Clawson Theatre. Locally owned and family run, Leon & Lulu prides itself in providing a fun, welcoming atmosphere, serving hot coffee, cookies and popcorn – often via roller skates – to visiting patrons. For more information, or to shop online, please visit www.leonandlulu.com.
Annual Ex-Libris Dinner Set for November 9th
Join us for Oakland Literacy’s Annual Fundraising Dinner Ex-Libris!
6:30 – 10:00 pm
Village Club, Bloomfield Hills
Featured Speaker: Sarah Miller
Sarah Miller began writing her first novel at the age of ten, and has spent the last two decades working in libraries and bookstores. She is the author of two previous historical novels, Miss Spitfire: Reaching Helen Keller, and The Lost Crown. Her nonfiction debut, The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century, was hailed by the New York Times as “a historical version of Law & Order.” She lives in Michigan.
Featured Tutor George Zak and Student Jose Arenas
Tickets: Patron Ticket is $125; Benefactor Ticket is $175.
For reservations, please call 248-253-1617.
Bookstock is Coming Soon
Mark your calendars for the biggest book and media sale to hit Michigan!
Come buy books or volunteer!
The Oakland Literacy Council benefits from this event and coordinates volunteers for Friday evening and Saturday. We need your help to sell more books on April 29th. To sign-up, please visit: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0A4DA5AB2DA7FF2-bookstock1
To find out more, please visit: www.bookstockmi.org
Come Join the OLC at Leon and Lulu
Come see us at Leon and Lulu!
Book on over to Leon & Lulu from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 30 for a brand new spring edition of the retailer’s award-winning Books & Authors event. This will mark the ninth Books & Authors event at Leon & Lulu. The event – formerly held only once a year in October – is a juried book fair featuring mostly Michigan writers. Guests will now have the chance to mix and mingle with up to 60 authors who will sell and sign books, twice annually.
“Books & Authors has just exploded with popularity with changes in the industry, making book publishing more accessible to talented authors,” says Mary Liz Curtin, co-owner of Leon & Lulu. “Hosting the event twice a year will allow new authors to meet their adoring fans. This year we’re again working with the wonderful folks at the Oakland Literacy Council, who provide the basic literacy and English language instruction necessary for adults in our community to find employment.”
The Oakland Literacy Council will be on hand to greet shoppers and 10% of the day’s proceeds will be donated to the nonprofit agency.
With a nod to Independent Book Store Day, the April 30 Books & Authors also will give guests the chance to check out Leon & Lulu’s new Three Cats Café, which is next door at The Show. Here writers will read excerpts of their work from 11:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. where patrons can enjoy baked goods and coffee drinks, or lunch until 3 p.m., while listening.
Shake the ink-stained hands of local authors and celebrate reading, writing, and really good hot dogs at Leon & Lulu’s Books & Authors event April 30. For a full list of expected authors, please visit www.leonandlulu.com/meet-the-authors. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. For more information, visit www.leonandlulu.com. Find Leon & Lulu on Facebook at www.facebook.com/leonandlulu. To learn more about Three Cats Café, go to www.threecatscafe.com. Daily lunch offerings are published here www.facebook.com/threecatscafe.
Save the Date for Fruhlingfest 2017
International Potluck Scheduled for March 15th
Tutors, Students and Supporters of the Oakland Literacy Council are invited to our annual potluck on March 15th.
This year the event is sponsored by Bank of Ann Arbor, Birmingham office.
Come Share Food From Around the World
- Doors open at 5:30 pm.
- Please bring a food dish to share from your home country.
- Bloomfield Twp Library.
- Please RSVP by March 6th to email@example.com or call 248.253.1617.
- For more information, see the flyer.
Council Seeking Staff Member To Support Tutors
The Oakland Literacy Council is seeking a part-time tutor coordinator to support and train the volunteer tutors that help over 300 low-literacy adults each year. For more information view the Job Description.
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