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Discover the ghosts & legends of Northern Ohio with William G. Krejci

Author William G. Krejci has written about the lost cemeteries of Cuyahoga County and purported hauntings at Put-In-Pay and Franklin Castle. His newest book, The Ghosts and Legends of Northern Ohio, takes you through Rider’s Inn in Painesville, demolished orphanages in Vermillion, … 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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Jeffrey Stroup is your tour guide through ‘Abandoned Cleveland’

Photographer and urban explorer Jeffrey Stroup has spent the last 15 years capturing pictures of Cleveland’s abandoned factories, mansions, malls, churches, and more. He’s collected his best images in his new book, Abandoned Cleveland. Stroup visited us earlier this month to … Continue reading

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Brad Ricca talks crime, comics & Cleveland

Author Brad Ricca visited us earlier this October as part of our Mentor Mystery Month. He shared with us to the incredible story of Mrs. Grace Humiston, the detective and lawyer who turned her back on New York society life to become … Continue reading

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Author Jane Ann Turzillo talks true crime, ‘Wicked Women’ & westerns

Jane Ann Turzillo visited our library in October as part of our Mentor Mystery Month. After her program, we chatted with Turzillo about how she researches historic crimes, what motivates her “wicked women,” and her love of photography and westerns. … Continue reading

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