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Learn about the Cleveland Indians before & during World War II

Author, historian and Cleveland Indians fan Scott Longert is guiding us through the history of his beloved Tribe. He’s written books about: Addie Joss—a contemporary of Cy Young who was such a dominant pitcher that they changed the Hall of Fame’s … Continue reading

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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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