Michigan Notable Book Author Visit

Barbara Henning, author of Ferne: A Detroit Story, will be visiting the library on May 2, 2023 at 6pm. The program, will have Barbara Henning do a presentation followed by a Q&A. Ferne: A Detroit Story is a biography about Barbara’s mother, Ferne. Through Ferne’s story, we also learn more about the history of Detroit. The presentation will look at how Barbara brought to light her mother’s story, using family photos, newspaper clippings, and extracts from historical sources in 1920s through 1950s Detroit.