Tag Archives: Lake-Geauga League of Libraries

2019 Northcoast Writers’ Showcase features load of local talent & ‘Dreamers’ author Imbolo Mbue

Imbolo Mbue, author of the critically acclaimed Behold the Dreamers, will be the keynote speaker for the second Northcoast Writers’ Showcase from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, at Lakeland Community College. Mbue’s keynote will cap a … Continue reading

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What was new at the library this year?

Every year is a busy one at Mentor Public Library, but a lot happened this year. Your library card has never been more valuable. And we want to take this opportunity to remind you all of the new services we added this year, just … Continue reading

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‘Dopesick’ author Beth Macy recommends the best books on opioid epidemic

Beth Macy – the writer of Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors & the Drug Company that Addicted America – visited Lake County earlier this month to discuss the opioid crisis that has wounded our nation. Every day, more than 115 people die … Continue reading

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‘Ohio’ author Stephen Markley lists his favorite writers from Ohio

Stephen Markley – author of the critically acclaimed novel Ohio – visited Lake County earlier this month. After his reading and author talk, he was kind enough to sit for an interview. In fewer than four minutes, he discusses: his … Continue reading

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Karin Slaughter on libraries, Lee Child & her favorite Flannery O’Connor quote

New-York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter is as fun to listen to as she is to read. She was kind enough to allow an interview when she visited us for a book signing this summer. She discussed: her love of libraries. In addition … Continue reading

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