July 30, 2012 - 9:30am
On Thursday, May 31st at 7 PM, Carmichael's will host a very special event with Sister Monica Weis for a book signing and discussion of her ner book "The Environmental Vision of Thomas Merton." Weis suggests that Merton's interest in nature, which developed significantly during...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
On Sunday, April 29th at 4 PM, Carmichael's will host author Susan Nusser for a book signing of her new book "Kentucky Derby Dreams : The Making of Thoroughbred Champions." From the lonely nights of foaling season to the electricity of million dollar auctions, "Kentucky Derby...
July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
The Mayor’s Book club goes to Paris!
…ok, maybe just in their imaginations, but there’s no shame in that. Join the group at the Library’s Main branch this Wednesday, March 21st at noon to discuss the Parisian-based novel chosen for this month’s meeting, ‘The Elegance of the Hedgehog’.
The political climate is heating up.  As the clusterf*ck of great, red elephants clash tusks and trumpet about in preparation for the looming Presidential election, it is hard not to notice that slow, creeping bite that worms its way into otherwise benign conversation.  We choose our...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
On Thursday, April 26th at 7 PM, Carmichael's will host author James C. Nicholson for a reading and signing of his new book The Kentucky Derby : How the Run for the Roses Became America's Premier Sporting Event. Nicholson provides an intriguing and thorough history of the Kentucky Derby,...
July 30, 2012 - 9:45am
Main Library, Wednesday, April 25, 7 p.m. Award-winning historian Jonathan D. Sarna’s newest book gives a riveting account of General Ulysses S. Grant’s decision, in the middle of the Civil War, to order the expulsion of all Jews from the territory under his command. The book gives the first...