Things are never boring when Jon Scieszka is around! He's brought us the wild humor of reinvented fairy tales (The Stinky Cheese Man; The True Story of the Three Little Pigs), the silliness of his Trucktown books for young readers, and the history adventures of the Time Warp Trio. Now this former National Ambassador for Young People's Literature tackles science in a new series. He's here Monday, August 25 at 7 p.m. with Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor. "I never thought science could be funny."—Jeff Kinney (Diary of a Wimpy Kid). For ages 8+.
Not too long from today, a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most who get sick experience nothing worse than flu, fever and headaches. But for the unlucky one percent – and nearly five million souls in the United States alone – the disease causes "Lock In": Victims fully awake and aware, but unable to move or respond to stimulus. Hugo Award-winning author of Redshirts, John Scalzi bring us the appropriatly named, Lock In, on Thursday, August 28 at 7:30 pm.
Basketball journalist Roland Lazenby spent almost thirty years covering Michael Jordan's career in college and the pros. He witnessed Jordan's growth from a skinny rookie to the instantly recognizable global ambassador for basketball whose business savvy and success have millions of kids still wanting to be just like Mike. Yet Lazenby also witnessed the Michael Jordan whose drive and appetite are more fearsome and more insatiable than any of his fans could begin to know. Michael Jordan: The Life explores both sides of his personality to reveal the fullest, most compelling story of the man who is Michael Jordan. Lazenby joins us Friday, September 5 at 7:30 pm to delve into the depths of number 23.
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