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Meet midwife-turned-author Patricia Harman at the library

Patricia Harman, author of bestseller The Runaway Midwife, is coming to our Main Branch at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10. Harman has had an unusual life, as far as writers go. She spent 30 years as a midwife before she … Continue reading

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2018 Northcoast Writers’ Showcase features ‘Orphan Train’ author Christina Baker Kline

Christina Baker Kline, author of the bestselling novel Orphan Train, will be the keynote speaker for the inaugural Northcoast Writers’ Showcase on Saturday, April 28, at Lake Erie College in Painesville. Kline’s keynote will cap a day in which readers … Continue reading

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Laura Ingalls Wilder super-fan, author coming to Mentor Public Library

All of us are inspired by their favorite authors, but Kelly Kathleen Ferguson takes it farther than most. Ferguson was so enamored with Laura Ingalls Wilder, writer of the Little House on the Prairie series, that she donned a prairie … Continue reading

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Terry Pluto discusses sports, faith & his favorite interview

Sportswriting legend Terry Pluto visited us last Tuesday, and he had a lot to say on a range of topics. He discussed: why baseball is his favorite sport to write about the last time he interviewed LeBron James one on … Continue reading

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Author Scott Raab discusses hometown pride and Cleveland sports

Scott Raab, author of You’re Welcome, Cleveland and The Whore of Akron, visited the library to talk about his love for Cleveland and its sports teams. Raab spent decades interviewing celebrities for GQ and Esquire, and he’s mastered both sides of the Q & A. Watch our … Continue reading

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