Recommended Reading for Writers & Readers with Anita Hill #WritersAndReaders

Nearly 30 years before the #MeToo movement Anita Hill appeared before Congress during confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. Her courageous testimony of the sexual harassment did not stop Thomas’ appointment but it did change the conversation around sexual harassment, empower others to step forward, and spur wider discussions about gender-based violence. Believing is a manifesto about the origins and…

Presenting Page Count, the Podcast for Literary Lovers in and from the State of Ohio!

About Page Count Page Count is a new literary podcast presented by the Ohio Center for the Book (OCFB) at Cleveland Public Library. This interview-format podcast will feature authors, librarians, booksellers, illustrators, publishing professionals, and literary advocates in and from the state of Ohio. Guests range from internationally recognized and bestselling authors to professionals working on a grassroots level to…

Books in Verse… or Something Like That | #BookDropsCLE

According to Wikipedia, verse narratives are as old as the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Iliad, and the Odyssey, but the verse novel is a distinctly modern form. Don & Sarah are back with recommended titles that read with a poetic rhythm. Verse novels have given reluctant and vivacious readers a new reason to turn the page. Beowulf by Seamus Heaney…

No Ceiling | Summer Education & Event Series For Young Professionals #DiverseCityCLE

Live music, refreshments, and thought-provoking conversations. That’s what young professionals will experience this summer at Main Library in downtown Cleveland. We’re launching a new outdoor series called No Ceiling on the last Friday of the month starting May 27 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. From May to September, young professionals will meet up in the Eastman Reading Garden for networking and engaging…

What We’re Reading | #BookDropsCLE

It’s time to play catchup! Sarah returns to Book Drops after a brief hiatus to share what’s on her Goodreads bookshelf. Join Don and Sarah to see review the year so far, what you’ve missed, and recommend titles to add to your reading list.