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Learn ‘How to Speak Midwestern’ with Edward McClelland

Edward McClelland, the author of How to Speak Midwestern, visited our library earlier this month. If you missed his talk, you can still watch our interview with him. McClelland: takes us on a tour of some of the region’s most … Continue reading

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Author Dan Chaon talks Ray Bradbury, Modest Mouse & writing from outside the fishbowl

When he was 13, Dan Chaon—the author of bestseller Ill Will and National Book Award finalist Among the Missing—corresponded with Ray Bradbury. (Yes, that Ray Bradbury.) When Chaon visited in May, he shared with us two pieces of writing advice that … Continue reading

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Thrity Umrigar discusses parenting, turbulence & Bob Dylan

Thrity Umrigar is a delight. She visited our library recently to talk about her newest tale and first children’s book, When I Carried You in my Belly. Then she graciously stayed afterward to answer a few of our questions. We learned: … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Library Week with Thrity Umrigar & MPL

Award-winning and best-selling novelist, journalist and essayist Thrity Umrigar will headline our National Library Week celebration with a special talk at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, at our Main Branch. Umrigar is best known for her novels like The Space Between … Continue reading

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Scott Longert talks Cleveland Indians & Great Depression

Author, historian and Cleveland Indians fan Scott Longert talked about his newest book, No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians & Baseball in the Great Depression, during a recent visit to our library. Longert’s newest book will delight … Continue reading

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