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Ann Arbor District Library
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On our next segment of “Beyond Books” with the Ann Arbor District Library, WEMU’s Lisa Barry talks with Rich Retyi about a special February event they are having called “Blind Date With A Book."


Ann Arbor District Library
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In this edition of "Beyond Books," our partnership with the Ann Arbor District Library, WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Rich Retyi, communications and marketing manager, and library director Josie Parker.  They talk about how the library is open and available to everyone in the community and puts special effort into being open in extreme weather conditions to make sure everyone has a safe place to go.


Fifth Avenue Press
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This time on “Beyond Books,” focusing on what’s happening at the Ann Arbor District Library, WEMU’s Lisa Barry talks to Rich Retyi from the library about a service they provide to help people publish their own books!  
 


Wayzgoose
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Libraries are about so much more than just books, so we bring you “Beyond Books,” here on 89.1 WEMU.

On our next segment, WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Rich Retyi and Jody Harnish of the Ann Arbor District Library about the upcoming "WAYZGOOSE" festival celebrating the art of printing.


Ann Arbor District Library
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Ever think about roleplaying or getting involved in a game or event that includes that?  That is the focus of the next edition of “Beyond Books,” our conversation with the Ann Arbor District Library that presents hundreds of community events each year.

WEMU’s Lisa Barry talks with the library's Rich Retyi with Audrey Huggett, who created several different roleplaying programs for the library.


Nerd Nite
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This week on “Beyond Books,”  WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Rich Retyi and Sara Wedell of the Ann Arbor District Library about a popular community event they sponsor known as “Nerd Nite.”


Ann Arbor District Library
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A visit to your local public library is about so much more than just checking out books.  89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry talks to Rich Retyi of the Ann Arbor District Library about the many different activities they have planned including a local celebration of the first moon landing 50 years ago.


Ann Arbor District Library
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A local library, at least in Ann Arbor, is much more than just about books.  So, WEMU has partnered with the Ann Arbor District Library for “Beyond Books” talking about the many different events going on there.  WEMU’s Lisa Barry talks to Rich Reyti and Nicole Williams about “The Summer Game” and the many other activities they are hosting. 


Ann Arbor District Library
Ann Arbor District Library / aadl.org

Your local public library has so much more than just books.  That's why we bring you "Beyond Books," a monthly conversation with the Ann Arbor District Library about all the activities and services they offer.

89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Library Communications and Marketing Manager Rich Retyi and Erin Helmrich about the library's book publishing program, and Rich talks about all the different activities the library has for the local community.


Ann Arbor District Library
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We’re beginning a new feature here on WEMU called “Beyond Books,” connecting with the local library system to talk about how they’ve become a community space offering a multitude of services and activities.

89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Josie Parker, the director of the Ann Arbor District Library, and Rich Retyi, Communications and Marketing Manager for the Ann Arbor library system, about all the different events and activities they offer.