Browsing All posts tagged under »Elk Rapids Library«

What was I thinking?

May 24, 2011


I was down in Elk Rapids again, picking Jackie Weber's brain about matters editorial and genealogical, when I made a wrong turn and ended up in the place where they keep the illicit substances.

Babs on the bridge

October 18, 2009


This autumn has been a mellow golden one rather than the splashy one we had last year. Babs writes: Fall has come to Northern Michigan. It’s not the most spectacular year for color, but always nice up here. This is the bridge to the library in Elk Rapids looking out to Grand Traverse Bay. Every […]

More stories than I can read in a lifetime

April 1, 2009


I believe I may have mentioned my affection for the Carnegie Library in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, and for the library perched on an enchanted island in Elk Rapids. Thanks to libraries, I feel rich. I know I will never run out of stories. Today we’re going to visit the Central Lake District Library, where you may […]

Babs goes to the library

May 18, 2008


I loved the Carnegie Library in Rhinelander Wisconsin.  I remember the way the books felt in my hand – the serene atmosphere – the wonderful illustrations in the Beatrix Potter books – the way the children’s section smelled, that mix of dust and old paper and ink and furniture polish and just a hint of […]