Keizer author at community library

Keizerite Christel Jonge Vos was born and raised in Berlin, Germany, where she experienced the effects of World War II, the Berlin Air Lift and the Berlin Wall first-hand. 

On Friday, Jan. 17, Jonge Vos will share her experiences while reading from her poems and book, Scenes from a Life, at the Keizer Community Library. 

The library is located in the Keizer Cultural Center, 980 Chemawa Road N.E.

The event runs from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jonge Vos holds a master’s degree in music, earned from Lewis & Clark College, in Portland, Ore., she has played in numerous concerts in the Portland area and has authored four books with a fifth one on the way. 

In 1981, she founded The German Language Center, offering individually designed German language instruction and translation to companies conducting business in Germany.