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All events are free and open to the public.

Discussion Leader Training
Tuesday, February 17, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Kalamazoo Public Library
Oshtemo Branch, 7265 W. Main St., 375-5662
 
Friday, February 20, 3 to 5 p.m.
Kalamazoo Public Library Central Library,
315 S. Rose St., 553-7913
Book Discussions 
Sundays, February 8 through March 7
Sunday Academy Class, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
First United Methodist Church
212 S. Park St., 381-6340
 
Thursday, February 19, 7 to 8 p.m.
Call-in book discussion with guests
WIDR, 89.1 FM, WMU student radio station, 387-6303
 
Monday, February 23, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Joint discussion, Kalamazoo Literacy Council
and Goodwill PAL program
Bronson Hospital, Gilmore Center, Room 8
 
Tuesday, February 24, 1 p.m.
Schoolcraft Community Library
330 N. Centre St., 679-5959
Tuesday, February 24, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Richland Community Library
8951 Park St., 629-9085
 
Wednesday, February 25, 7 p.m.
Led by Dr. John Neuhaus
Kazoo Books II, 2413 Parkview Ave., 553-6506 or 385-2665
 
Friday, February 27, 10:50 to 11:40 a.m.
Poverty: Uncovering the Reality, Defacing the Myths
Stetson Chapel, Kalamazoo College
 
Tuesday, March 2, 7 p.m.
Led by KPL librarian, Terry Lason
Kazoo School, 1401 Cherry St., 345-3239
 
Thursday, March 4, 9 to 10 a.m.
Vicksburg District Library
215 S. Michigan Ave., 649-1648
Thursday, March 4, noon
Led by Kalamazoo Vice Mayor Hannah McKinney
Kazoo Books II, 2413 Parkview Ave., 553-6506 or 385-2665
 
Tuesday, March 9, 12 noon
Brown bag lunch. Join Nancy Taylor to eat and talk in the library. Open to students.
KVCC 
Texas Township Campus
TTC's library lower level
Tuesday, March 9, 7 p.m.
Eastwood Branch Kalamazoo Public Library
1112 Gayle Ave., 345-6092
Tuesday, March 9, 7 p.m.
Led by Dr. Yvonne Connor
Acorn
S. Burdick St., 373-2586
 
Wednesday, March 10, 1 p.m.
Afternoon Reading Club
Comstock Township Library
6130 King Highway, 345-0136
 
Friday, March 12, noon
Led by Portage City Commissioner Betty Lee Ongley
Kazoo Books II, 2413 Parkview Ave., 553-6506 or 385-2665
 
Monday, March 15, 7 to 9 p.m.
Joint book discussion, Stuart Avenue Restoration Association and West Main Hill Neighborhood Association, led by Dr. Yvonne Conner
Olmstead Room, Kalamazoo College
 
Tuesday, March 16, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Portage District Library
300 Library Lane, 329-4544
 
Wednesday, March 17, noon
Undergraduate Noon Forum: Panel Discussion
English Department
Sprague Tower, Western Michigan University
Wednesday, March 17, 1 p.m.
Book Discussion Group
Comstock Township Library
6130 King Highway, 345-0136
Wednesday, March 17, 7 p.m.
Portage District Library
300 Library Lane, 329-4544
Wednesday, March 17, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Nickel and Dimed in America: Can Public Policy Help?
Presentation by Dr. Michelle Miller-Adams, professor of political science at WMU and Kalamazoo College. 

FREE pizza and soft drinks provided. Instructors bringing an entire class should RSVP to Kathleen King of United Campus Ministries, ucmkrjing@aol.com, or 387-2560.
KVCC
Arcadia Campus, Room 128 A&B
202 N. Rose St.
 
Thursday, March 18, 5:15 pm
Salsa and books will mix in this discussion led by KVCC instructor Natalie Patchell.
Mi Ranchito Restaurant
3112 S. 9th St., Oshtemo
 
Friday, March 19, noon
Hosted by Career Resource Center
Ellsworth Hall, Western Michigan University
Friday, March 19, noon
Brown bag lunch. Drop in with discussion leader Nancy Taylor. Open to students.
KVCC 
Texas Township Campus
4230/The Forum
 
Monday, March 22, 2 p.m.
Oshtemo Branch Kalamazoo Public Library
7265 W. Main St., 375-5662
 
Wednesday, March 24, 4 to 5:15 p.m.
Led by Humanities Librarian David Isaacson and
Amy Proni, Library Staff Advisory Board
Waldo Library, Meader Room
Western Michigan University
Wednesday, March 24, 5:30 p.m.
Athena Book Shop, 154 S. Burdick St., 342-4508
Wednesday, March 24, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Discussion with Concurrent Children's Program
Powell Branch Kalamazoo Public Library
1000 W. Paterson St., 344-0781
 
Thursday, March 25, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Joint discussion Kalamazoo Central High School students
and Friendship Village residents
Friendship Village Kiva
1400 N. Drake Rd., 381-0560
Thursday, March 25, 6 p.m.
Book discussion for teens from all area high schools
Led by Kevin King, KPL teen librarian
Kalamazoo Public Library
Central Library, 315 S. Rose St., 553-7807
Thursday, March 25, 6:30 p.m.
Book discussion led by Dr. John Newhaus and WMU
Honors College students. Sponsored by Kazoo Books.
Parkview Hills Community Room
3707 Greenleaf Circle, 372-4444
 
Monday, March 29, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Irene Turcott will host this informal student/staff 
discussion with Anora Ackerson and Dick Phillips.
KVCC
Arcadia Commons Campus, Room 128-B
202 N. Rose St.
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