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Author Mark Clark talks writing, researching & Kirk v. Picard

Mark Clark is a polymath of geek culture. He’s written two books about Star Trek, a critical filmography of 1960s horror cinema, and, most recently, a FAQ about Star Wars. He recently visited Mentor Public Library and was kind enough to talk about … Continue reading

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Author Deanna Adams offers advice to writers

Author Deanna Adams offered advice to writers, both professionals and hobbyists, during her recent visit to Mentor Public Library. She stressed the importance of observation, reading, and participating in writers’ events. “Those who want to write for a career should start … Continue reading

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The history of Mentor with Tom Matowitz

Thomas Matowitz—author, local historian, and Mentor resident—recently visited our library to talk about his newest history book, Mentor. In his book, Matowitz traces this history of Mentor from a sparsely populated outpost (one of the first in the Western Reserve) to the … Continue reading

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Gail Ghetia Bellamy discusses her own Cleveland Memories

Gail Ghetia Bellamy—the author of the Cleveland Memories series—visited Mentor Library recently to discuss her books. Bellamy is a renaissance woman—a poet, scholar, author and magazine editor who is a certified culinary professional with her doctorate degree in creative writing. Her … Continue reading

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Author James Renner offers tour of Ohio’s weird and wonderful at Mentor Library

Have you ever heard of the Melon Heads, the hydrocephalic test experiments that supposedly still lurk in Kirtland woods? Or the Loveland Frog, the 4-foot-tall amphibian that’s haunted the banks of the Miami River since the time of the Twightwee … Continue reading

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