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Author Event - Mind Waves by Amanda Uhl

Lakewood and nearby Edgewater Park take center stage in a new, fast-paced paranormal romantic suspense novel. Government operative David Jenkins is skilled at controlling his emotions.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Author Event - Make a Joyful Noise Book by Mendi Joi Wilson

Do you love poetry? Have you ever been discouraged, felt lost or disrespected? Make a Joyful Noise is a book of inspirational poems to warm your heart, mind, body and soul.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Author Event - The Buried Book Book by D. M. Pulley

When Althea Leary abandons her nine-year-old son, Jasper, he’s left on his uncle’s farm with nothing but a change of clothes and a Bible. It’s 1952, and Jasper isn’t allowed to ask questions or make a fuss. No one knows where his mother went or whether she’s coming back.

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Author Event - Postcards from Stanland: Journeys in Central Asia Book by David H. Mould Presented by Asian Services in Action, Inc.

Across the vast steppe and mountain ranges, to fabled Silk Road cities, the Soviet rust belt and the futuristic architecture of Astana, Kazakhstan’s capital, David Mould takes you to a remote, diverse and strategically vital region, the former Soviet republics of Central Asia.

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Author Event - No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians and Baseball in the Great Depression Book by Scott H. Longert

The Cleveland Indians of 1928 were a far cry from the championship team of 1920. Seeing opportunity in the upheaval, Cleveland real estate mogul Alva Bradley purchased the ball club in 1927. Then came the stock market crash of 1929.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Author Event - Kent State: Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties Book by Thomas M. Grace, PhD

Revisit one of the most searing incidents of American history during the Vietnam Era: the killing of four students and the wounding of nine others, including the author, Thomas Grace, by the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University in May, 1970.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Author Event - Born to Destroy Book by Winifred Rule

Winifred Rule, a member of the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy, will recount her experiences and lessons learned from living with two psychopaths. Her presentation is intended to equip you with some tools to help spot a psychopath, the most dangerous personality disorder known.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Author Event - Women Honoring Women Book Signing - Event Introduced by Torey Worren of Lakewood Women’s Club

This special event will feature two authors, Laura Ponticello and Traci Medford-Rosow. Ponticello, author and motivational speaker, will be the keynote speaker at Lakewood Women’s Club’s spring fundraiser.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Author Event - A Memoir of Courage Book by Victoria Creer

A father’s presence in the lives of his children is invaluable and can have a lasting impact. Victoria Creer, the younger and only girl of two children, was deeply connected to her father, leading some to describe their bond as the ideal father-daughter relationship.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Author Event - Peanut Butter Dogs Book by Greg Murray Presented by Cleveland Animal Protective League and My Best Friend’s Bowl

Yorkies, Retrievers, Pit Bulls, Great Danes, French Bulldogs and more! This winsome collection of photographs covers more than 140 lovable pups, most of them rescues, in expressions of peanut butter bliss. Names, ages and brief bios of each dog accompany their portraits.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

Location: Main Library Multipurpose Room

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