Galena LitFest: Sherlock Holmes & the Killer Case Files: Murder Mystery Dinner (in-person)

Galena Cellars Downtown 111 N. Main St., Galena, IL, United States

In celebration of the tenth annual Galena LitFest, the Galena Public Library, in collaboration with the Galena Shakespeare Festival and Galena Cellars Downtown, is thrilled to bring you a unique, interactive murder mystery dinner experience! In which, a brilliant murderer terrorizes London in a string of elaborately staged violent acts, and there's only one man… Continue reading Galena LitFest: Sherlock Holmes & the Killer Case Files: Murder Mystery Dinner (in-person)

Galena LitFest: Mystery & Mayhem in the Midwest Virtual Author Panel

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On March 12 beginning at 6 pm Galena LitFest’s Mystery March continues with an exciting virtual panel of mystery and crime authors from across the Midwest. The Galena Library brings you five award winning and bestselling authors - Marcie Rendon, David Ellis, Tracy Clark, Laura Benedict, and Patricia Skalka - who will discuss why they… Continue reading Galena LitFest: Mystery & Mayhem in the Midwest Virtual Author Panel

Cead Mile Failte! The Irish in the Old Lead Mine District: History and Music

Galena Public Library 601 S. Bench St., Galena, IL, United States

Weave your way through the stories of Irish immigrants who came to the lead mine district as early as 1822 and created their own institutions, communities, and festivals. This unplugged one-hour show includes traditional songs in both English and in Gaelic languages to convey the hopes and sorrows of a people who persevered despite hardships… Continue reading Cead Mile Failte! The Irish in the Old Lead Mine District: History and Music

Event Series Evening Book Club (hybrid)

Evening Book Club (hybrid)

Galena Public LIbrary or Zoom 601 S. Bench St., Galena, IL, United States

To see the monthly book selections, click here. This book club meets in a hybrid format on the third Tuesday evening at 6 pm. To attend virtually, please contact distlerl@galenalibrary.org

Galena LitFest: Abnormal Psychology in Fiction Writers Workshop (virtual)

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In this last event of Galena LitFest’s Mystery March, author and educator Steven J. Kolbe will present a writers workshop featuring techniques for writing abnormal psychology in fiction, particularly mystery and suspense. If television and movies have taught us anything it’s that people with mental illnesses are violent (Psycho), are somehow driven mad by their… Continue reading Galena LitFest: Abnormal Psychology in Fiction Writers Workshop (virtual)

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