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Children’s geological history author to speak at Loutit District Library
Children’s geological history author to speak at Loutit District Library

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. -- Find out what’s under our feet at the moment, and what was there a few hundred million years ago as children’s author Charles Ferguson Baker presents “The Amazing Geological History of Michigan and the Great Lakes”  at the Loutit District Library May 9.

Baker, author of the children's books "Under Michigan" and "The Day the Great Lakes Drained Away", will talk about drifting continents, tying in local geology.  He'll also share rock and fossil samples.

This free program begins at 7 p.m. in LDL’s Program Room A. It is the second of a four-part series in partnership with the “Ice Age Imperials” exhibit, which is currently on display at the Tri-Cities Historical Museum through August 2013. For more information, visit www.loutitlibrary.org or call 616-842-5560, ext. 214.

Loutit District Library is located at 407 Columbus Avenue in Grand Haven, Michigan. The LDL serves 35,540 residents of the City of Grand Haven, the City of Ferrysburg, Grand Haven Charter Township, Robinson Township and that part of Port Sheldon Township in the Grand Haven Area Public School District. LDL offers a collection of over 132,552 items and provides educational, informative, cultural, and recreational programs for all ages. LDL is a member of the Lakeland Library Cooperative.