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Author Event - Missing: Coming to Terms with a Borderline Mother Book by Kathy Ewing

Northeast Ohio native Kathy Ewing never understood why her mother was so unhappy. It was not until Ewing herself became a mother of two that she sought to understand her mother’s cold and absent behavior.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Author Event - Haunted Franklin Castle Book by William G. Krejci and John W. Myers

For more than half a century, the Franklin Castle's dark façade has lured curiosity seekers from around the world. Behind its iron gates, this Victorian-era structure harbors rumors of everything from insanity to mass murder.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Author Event - The Appalachian Collection: Remembering the Hill Country Book by Harold H. Milton Presentation by Janice Louise Blanton

This collection of tales from the Appalachian mountain country provides a look at the culture and people of the hills that few are privileged to know directly. These stories are a way of keeping alive ways of life that are slowly vanishing from the world.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Author Event - Imagine a Forest: Designs and Inspirations for Enchanting Folk Art Book by Dinara Mirtalipova

The magical folklore of Uzbekistan and Russia has always influenced author, illustrator and folklorist Dinara Mirtalipova’s work. The author, illustrator and folklorist was born and raised in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and studied Computer Science at the Tashkent State University of Economics.

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Winter's Gambit Book by Dana McSwain

Saddled with the grim inheritance of a bankrupt Russian teahouse in a Detroit slum, Alex Winters’ life is filled with more misfortune than a Tolstoy novel.

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Don’t Ever Let It Go: Hanging on to Your Personal Power in the Turmoil of the 21st Century Book by Dr. Kay Potetz, PhD

Wouldn’t it be nice if you always arrived home in a good mood? Imagine not being irritated by the people you contact daily. Visualize less frustration with co-workers, bosses, aging parents, toddlers, and teens.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Sandwich Anarchy: The Cult Culinary Posters of Melt Bar & Grilled Book by John G

In 2006 Melt Bar & Grilled was born from Cleveland musician and chef Matt Fish’s love of two things: great craft beer and the humble grilled cheese sandwich.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation. Book by Brad Ricca

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes tells the true story of Mrs. Grace Humiston, the detective and lawyer who turned her back on New York society life to become one of the nation's greatest crime fighters during an era when women weren't even allowed to vote. After graduating from N.Y.U.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

A Race Anthology: Dispatches and Artifacts from a Segregated City Edited by Dan Moulthrop and RA Washington

A collaboration between City Club of Cleveland and Guide to Kulcher Press, A Race Anthology gathers “dispatches” from our region and across the nation to discuss the history and the current manifestations of segregation in Cleveland.

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Lisa's Legacy Trilogy Book by Tom Batiuk

Since 1972 Batiuk has blended comedy and drama to create the familiar world of the Funky Winkerbean comic strip. A cancer diagnosis for the character of Lisa spotlights the masterful way Batiuk weaves emotional narratives into a traditionally humorous medium.

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium