Library EventHaunted Prague: Stories of Sprits, Sorcerers, and the Supernatural

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

10/25/2022 7:00pm 10/25/2022 9:00pm Haunted Prague: Stories of Sprits, Sorcerers, and the Supernatural Michele Patrick, author of Haunted Prague: Stories of Spirits, Sorcerers, and the Supernatural, offers a presentation that will take you on a journey through one of Europe’s most hauntingly beautiful—and just plain haunted—destinations, the golden city of Prague. In a captivating slide show, she acquaints, or reacquaints, audiences with the beauty of this magical and mysterious place, where a ghost or spirit seems to lurk around every corner. Michele then discusses Prague’s haunted history; why Prague is probably the most haunted city in the world; and the extraordinary power of legend. Finally, she talks about what she hopes her book will accomplish and then offers an entertaining, Halloween appropriate, reading from Haunted Prague. Michele is a professional writer of Slovak descent and has served as speechwriter for the President’s Cabinet and the United States Senate, among others. She was also a Fulbright Scholar in Eastern European economics and a former National Champion in collegiate public speaking. Her presentation on Haunted Prague is designed to capture and convey Prague’s images and imagination, provide some fascinating stories from Czech history—and delight anyone who enjoys a spooky tale about things that go bump in the night! Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library refmail@icpl.org America/Chicago public

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Michele Patrick, author of Haunted Prague: Stories of Spirits, Sorcerers, and the
Supernatural, offers a presentation that will take you on a journey through one of Europe’s most hauntingly beautiful—and just plain haunted—destinations, the golden city of Prague. In a captivating slide show, she acquaints, or reacquaints, audiences with the beauty of this magical and mysterious place, where a ghost or spirit seems to lurk around every corner. Michele then discusses Prague’s haunted history; why Prague is probably the most haunted city in the world; and the extraordinary power of legend. Finally, she talks about what she hopes her book will accomplish and then offers an entertaining, Halloween appropriate, reading from Haunted Prague.

Michele is a professional writer of Slovak descent and has served as speechwriter for the President’s Cabinet and the United States Senate, among others. She was also a Fulbright Scholar in Eastern European economics and a former National Champion in collegiate public speaking. Her presentation on Haunted Prague is designed to capture and convey Prague’s images and imagination, provide some fascinating stories from Czech history—and delight anyone who enjoys a spooky tale about things that go bump in the night!

This event is open to the public.