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Susan Petrone discusses ‘The Heebie-Jeebie Girl’ and what people get wrong about Youngstown

Author Susan Petrone chats with us about her newest novel, The Heebie-Jeebie Girl, and why Youngstown is so important for her story. She also discusses: how she got the ideas for her previous novels The Super Ladies and Throw like … Continue reading

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Turning history into her stories with author Susan Petrone

Discover the risks and rewards of turning real-life events and places into fiction with author Susan Petrone during a special online program hosted by Mentor Public Library. Petrone’s talk is free to attend and open to all. It will be … Continue reading

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Jill Grunenwald talks ‘Reading Behind Bars’ & recommending ‘Gatsby’ to inmates

Jill Grunenwald visited us last month to discuss her new memoir, Reading Behind Bars, about her experience as a librarian in a men’s minimum-state prison. She shared with us what she learned while working there, how she tried to help the inmates … Continue reading

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Tour ‘America’s Most Haunted’ with the Haunted Housewives

Theresa Argie and Cathi Weber, collectively known as The Haunted Housewives, have spent decades investigating historical locations for evidence of haunting. They’ll share some of their favorite ghost-hunting stories during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4 at … Continue reading

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Meet mystery author Vivien Chien at Mentor Library

We were delighted to host Vivien Chien, author of the Noodle Shop mystery series, earlier this month. After her author talk, she sat down for an interview that was as fun and funny as she. She explained why she enjoys writing … Continue reading

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