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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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Derf Backderf on censorship, counterculture & ‘My Friend Dahmer’

John “Derf” Backderf — the graphic novelist who wrote My Friend Dahmer, Trashed and the comic strip, The City — visited us earlier this month. Derf also allowed us to interview him. He discussed: getting fired from his first job “for general tastelessness.” counterculture (In … 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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J. Everett Prewitt on writing, libraries & Literary Cleveland

Award-winning author J. Everett Prewitt joined us for our inaugural Northcoast Writers’ Showcase. He discussed why he writes, how libraries have helped him and Literary Cleveland — a local nonprofit that offers classes and events for writers and readers. Visit our YouTube … Continue reading

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