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Meet ‘Reading Behind Bars’ author Jill Grunenwald at Mentor Public Library

Discover the little known world of prison libraries when Reading Behind Bars writer Jill Grunenwald visits for a special author talk at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23, at our Main Branch. Grunenwald is the creator and cohost of the Professional Book Nerds podcast. Before that, she worked as … 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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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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