April O'Neil / news@whmi.com

The Brighton District Library is hosting an award-winning filmmaker this week for residents interested in the history of Michigan’s shipwrecks.

Award-Winning author and documentary filmmaker Ric Mixter will be presenting and talking about his new book, "Bottled Goodbyes", chronicling some of the most well-known shipwrecks and bottled messages discovered on the nation’s coastlines.

Mixter has dived over 100 shipwrecks in the Great Lakes and is well-known for his appearances on the Discovery and History Channels, interviewing survivors.

This Thursday, February 9th he’ll be at the Brighton District Library from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to discuss his research.

Anyone interested in attending can register via the link. A flyer is attached.