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Bestselling author Karin Slaughter coming to Mentor Public Library

New-York Times Bestselling author Karin Slaughter is visiting Mentor Public Library for a very special event on Friday evening, Aug. 24. Slaughter will discuss her writing career and her 18th novel, Pieces of Her, her most heart-pounding standalone thriller to date. It’s … Continue reading

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Meet Mindy McGinnis & Cinda Williams Chima at Mentor Public Library

We’re  hosting not one, but two award-winning, bestselling YA authors at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17, at our Main Branch. Mindy McGinnis and Cinda Williams Chima will read from and discuss their newly published books, talk about their approach to … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Photography with Janet Macoska

For more than 40 years, Janet Macoska has photographed rock ‘n’ roll royalty when they rumble through town. She’s snapped shots of all your favorite rock stars. Michael Jackson? Yup. David Bowie? He liked her picture so much he hung … Continue reading

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Cleveland’s rock ‘n’ roll authors at Mentor Public Library

Cleveland isn’t just the heart of rock ‘n’ roll. It isn’t just the home of legendary rock bands and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. It’s home to some of the best writers in the history of rock ‘n’ roll. … Continue reading

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Meet John ‘Derf’ Backderf, author of ‘My Friend Dahmer’

Some of the authors who visit us discuss Ray Bradbury, Laura Ingalls Wilder, or linguistics. But only one of them can talk about going to high school with the most notorious serial killer since Jack the Ripper John “Derf” Backderf, … Continue reading

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