Summer 2017 Lecture Series
Please join us for our new Summer 2017 History Lecture Series. Once again, we are delighted to be visited by Professor Pamela Sayre of Henry Ford College who will present a five-week lecture series titled, THE MIDDLE KINGDOM: Egypt Between the Pyramids and the Empire. Topics range from the First Intermediate Period through the End of the Middle Kingdom and include an especially interesting discussion of Hieroglyphics and Egyptian Literature.
Lectures will be presented on Monday nights starting July 17 at 7 p.m. Please RSVP in person or by phone at 734-283-1250.
For more details about individual lectures, visit our Summer 2017 Lectures page.
Above: Stela of the Steward Mentuwoser
[Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Accessed: July 5, 2017.]
Yoga and Meditation Classes
The Riverview Public Library will host a series of FREE Yoga and Meditation Classes sponsored by the Isha Foundation this summer.
Three 90-minute Yoga for Beginners classes begin on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 6:00 pm.
The three Meditation for Beginners sessions (60 minutes each) begin on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at 6:30 pm.
See the Yoga Classes page for more information.
Starting on June 19, 2017, The Riverview Public Library will present another outstanding series of reading experiences, educational events, guest entertainers, and fun-filled activities for our community. Descriptions of the Summer Reading Program and all the other Summer Fun Events are accessible from the Main Menu (above).
The Riverview Public Library is preparing to celebrate Summer! Among the upcoming events are: Baffling Bill, the Magician; Science Alive; Joel Tacey, Entertainer; Robert Papineau’s Pippin Puppets; and Beverly Meyer, “The Music Lady.” In addition to those events, the library is hosting a Robotics Day! If that isn’t enough entertainment for you, the library will again host a Waterfest complete with some of the best squirt gun and water balloon games to be found anywhere this side of the Rockies!
Add to these events the Summer Reading Program and all the Story Times and Craft Hours and you have a wonderful variety of educational and fun activities to look forward to this summer!
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
The May 1, 2017 meeting was the last Book Discussion Group meeting until after Labor Day. Go to the Book Discussion Group page to learn more about individual selection of summer reading topics for the first meeting in the Fall.
The Riverview Public Library strives to make accessible to all of its citizens, of every age, materials that will satisfy their informational, educational, recreational, and cultural needs.