Celebrate Authors Series (New Date)

Sub Header: 
Beverly Jenkins
Event Series: 
Branch: 
Main

 

Beverly Jenkins is the nation’s premier writer of African American historical romance fiction and specializes in 19th century African American life.  She has received numerous awards, including: five “Waldenbooks/Borders Group Best Sellers Awards,” two “Career Achievement Awards” from Romantic Times Magazine,  a “Golden Pen Award” from the Black Writer’s Guild, and in 1999 was named one of the “Top Fifty Favorite African-American Writers of the 20th Century” by AABLC, the nation’s largest online African American book club.   Jenkins has also been featured in many national publications, including the Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, and Vibe Magazine.

Her recent book, A Wish and a Prayer, takes you on an unforgettable excursion to a small town with big time excitement that you have to discover for yourself to believe.

 

Catalog & Database Search

Catalog Search
Search books, movies, games and other library materials.

Database Search
Search newspaper, magazine and journal articles.

Catalog Search 

Advanced Search »

 

Database Search

Favorites

Popular Books

Calendar

Today: July 23, 2014
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:30am
"Do you have computer questions?  We have answers.  Meet with staff for individual...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:00am
Learn about reptiles and bats.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 4:00pm
We will create three-dimensional art work using recycled material and found objects. Students will...
Children
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 4:00pm
Learn to start an ancestry search online and build your family tree using the library's online...
Syndicate content

Special Services

Resources for making career decisions, strategizing your job search, and finding job listings are available in the Technology, Literacy and Career (TLC) Center at the Main Library.

Learn to read or improve your reading skills. Join the Detroit Public Library’s literacy campaign Detroit Reads!

Services for the blind, the visually handicapped, the physically handicapped, or reading disabled.

Welcome to HYPE, the Detroit Public Library's Teen Center.

Library On Wheels (LOW) brings books and other reading materials, audiocassettes and information to Detroit's seniors and schools.

The Detroit Public Library now subscribes to OverDrive Digital Media, which provides access to eBooks and audiobooks on a wide variety of portable devices and e-readers.