In keeping with the theme of adventure, the library will host a free presentation about iconic adventure author Jack London at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10. Join Grand Valley State University literature professor John Bruni for a fascinating look at the life and work of Jack London.
Born Jan. 12, 1876, London overcame a difficult childhood to become one of the most widely read authors of his time. A colorful, controversial personality, London was also a social activist and journalist who embodied the adventurous spirit and rugged individualism for which Americans are known.
Reading club participants who attend the presentation about Jack London will receive prize credit for having read one book. The "Avalanche of Adventure" reading club continues until March 16. For every five books checked out from and returned to Spring Lake District Library, participants earn a prize and qualify for the grand prize drawings.
The library is located at 123 E. Exchange St.