Tag Archives: Lake-Geauga League of Libraries

Meet Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, the East Side Joan of Arc

While still a teenager, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn teamed with the Industrial Workers of the World (Wobblies) to fight for free speech and improved conditions for workers in the culinary, mining, and garment industries. Explore the life of this remarkable woman … Continue reading

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Lake County Libraries team for Big IDEA Book Club

The Lake County League of Libraries and The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio will discuss scholar and activist Angela Davis’s newest book during the next meeting of its Big IDEA Book Club at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9. Her book, Freedom Is a … Continue reading

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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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