Monthly Archives: June 2018

After a Civil War Battle: Burying the Dead

We’ve hosted years worth of programs about the different Civil War Battles. But what happens after the battle? What happens to the dead, wounded and captured? What happens to the ruined cities and farms? Jessica Beam, a ranger at James A. … Continue reading

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Get free opiate-deactivating Deterra bags from Mentor Public Library

Have old or unwanted medications in your house? Get rid of them safely — and for free — using Deterra bags, which you can get at any of our branches. It could be a lifesaver. Deterra bags have a deactivation system … Continue reading

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Derf Backderf on censorship, counterculture & ‘My Friend Dahmer’

John “Derf” Backderf — the graphic novelist who wrote My Friend Dahmer, Trashed and the comic strip, The City — visited us earlier this month. Derf also allowed us to interview him. He discussed: getting fired from his first job “for general tastelessness.” counterculture (In … Continue reading

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J. Everett Prewitt on writing, libraries & Literary Cleveland

Award-winning author J. Everett Prewitt joined us for our inaugural Northcoast Writers’ Showcase. He discussed why he writes, how libraries have helped him and Literary Cleveland — a local nonprofit that offers classes and events for writers and readers. Visit our YouTube … Continue reading

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