For the first time this year, Reading Together will
feature a more age-appropriate title for younger readers.
Laura J. Burns'
The Case of the Prank That Stank, seventh-graders Agatha Wong
and Orville Wright, who has Asperger's syndrome, try to prove that the prank
they organized did not cause the fire that burned down their rival school's
March 12, 2007
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Point of View: A Look at the Creative Process
This exhibit features works by Kalamazoo Book Arts Center members; the MRC Artists’ Co-op; Mary Whalen and her students; Ted Cavanaugh; plus a Kalamazoo Institute of Arts ARTreach exhibit, titled “Face-to-Face: People into Portraits”.
This exhibit is available during the library's open hours from March 5 through April 14:
Monday - Thursday, 9 am - 9 pm
Friday, 9 am - 6 pm
Saturday, 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday, 1 pm - 5 pm
Location: Portage District Library
March 12, 2007
7:00 PM -
Coincidences, Chaos, and All That Math Jazz
In his book for the eternally curious, Coincidences, Chaos, and All That Math Jazz, Edward Burger, PhD, fuses a math professor’s understanding of the hidden mathematical skeleton of the universe with the distorted sensibility of a stand-up comedian. Meet the author who makes light of weighty ideas.
Both math phobics and math wizards will enjoy this talk by a dynamic and entertaining speaker. If you hate mathematics, this presentation is for you!
Edward Burger is professor of mathematics at Williams College. He has written 30+ research articles and 12 books. Reader’s Digest selected Burger “America’s Best Math Teacher” in their 2006 Best of Everything list.
Sponsored by Pfizer.
Location: Chenery Auditorium