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Hallmark author to sign books in Round Lake Beach

ROUND LAKE BEACH – Hallmark book author Kay Swatkowski will be discussing and signing her newly released Hallmark book, “A Grandmother’s Prayers,” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 9 at Ann’s Hallmark, 274 E. Rollins Road, Round Lake Beach.

“A Grandmother’s Prayers” is a 278-page hardcover book with daily readings, prayers and activities to prompt spiritual conversation. It is priced at $14.95.  

To RSVP, call 847-740-1213.

Of Bogs & Books gathering set June 9 at Volo Bog Area

Of Bogs & Books meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. the second Saturday of the month at Volo Bog State Natural Area, 28478 W. Brandenburg Road, Ingleside.

The book club, which is for adults age 16 and older, hosts discussions of nature, science and environmental readings over morning coffee and snacks.

The next gathering will be June 9 and will feature a discussion on “Curious Encounters with the Natural World” by Michael R. Jeffords and Susan L. Post, who will visit with the group.

Future dates are July 14, “The New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future” by Benjamin Vogt; and Aug. 11, “The Place in the Forest: R. D. Lawrence’s Account of Life in the Ontario Wilderness” by R. D. Lawrence.

To register, call 815-344-1294, or just drop in.

– Lake County Journal

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