Kaleidoscope Series

Fall 2023

Albert Kahn:  Unintended Consequences

Wed, 7pm Sep 20
Dale A. Carlson, publisher & photographer

Albert Kahn, well-known as an early 20th century industrial architect, also designed Detroit skyscrapers, office buildings, and mansions in the suburbs. What unique reuses of Kahn’s designs might we find in metro Detroit? Which ones are versatile enough to have become evidence of unintended consequences? Dale Carlson, will share his knowledge and admiration for Kahn buildings still in use.
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Wed, 7pm Oct 11
John Carlisle, Detroit Free Press columnist

John Carlisle has long fascinated readers with stories about people living in Michigan. His words and photographs document and reveal people and places often overlooked or forgotten. A newspaper columnist, Carlisle has won fix dozen state and national awards including six Emmy awards. He will share photos he has taken, stories he has told.
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Wed, 7pm Nov 15
Stephen Mack Jones, author

August Snow, private detective, returns this November in “Deus X,” the fourth book in the critically acclaimed, best-selling series written by Stephen Mack Jones, a Farmington Hills based author. Jones is also an accomplished playwright, a poet, and an entertaining speaker. He has won numerous awards for his writing. Join us in welcoming him back and hearing more about August Snow.
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These programs are all presented by the Friends of Novi Library and will take place in the Library's West Meeting Room.