News & Events

Please join fellow readers for these fall events inspired by Wolf's Mouth.

Sept. 17-30: Display of books and films about CCC, POW and logging camps in the Upper Peninsula and related WWII themes, Peter White Public Library.

Bill-ccc.jpgSeptember 19, 7:30 p.m.: Dollar-A-Day Boys: A musical tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps featuring Bill Jamerson, Ore Dock Brewery. The camps built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s were often used as POW camps. Sponsored by the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center.

September 20, 5:30 p.m.: Author John Smolens presentation, Ishpeming Carnegie Library.

September  23, 1 - 5 p.m.: Field trip to former site of AuTrain POW camp led by Dan Redmond, with author John Smolens. Limited to 25 people; registration required.


Sept. 27, 7:00 – 8:30:  Documentary Presentation and Panel Discussion: Featuring John Pepin, Larry Chabot and Gary Asano. 
John Pepin explores his documentary “The Enemy in our Midst,” with Larry Chabot speaking about the U.P.’s CCC camps, and Gary Asano talking about his parents’ experience in a Japanese Internment Camp. Q&A to follow. Peter White Public Library Community Room.

Oct. 3, 7 - 8:30 p.m.: Public book discussion of Wolf’s Mouth. All are welcome. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room.

October 10, 12 - 1 p.m.: Tasty Reads Book Club will discuss A Thousand Days in Venice: An Unexpected Romance by Marlene DeBlasi. Bring a dish to pass from a recipe in the book or from any Italian cookbook (or from Ralph’s). Peter White Public Library Shiras Room.

October 10, 2 p.m.: Wolf’s Mouth book discussion, Ishpeming Carnegie Library.

Oct. 10, 7 - 9 p.m.: Wolf's Mouth Author John Smolens presentation and reading. Books will be available for purchase and signing. NMU Great Lakes Rooms.

October 11, 6 p.m.: Wolf’s Mouth book discussion, Ishpeming Carnegie Library.

October 12,  2 p.m.: John Smolens presentation on the research process, NMU Olson Library.