Benjamin Percy on Grit, Talent, and Telling a Story

Benjamin Percy Being Interviewed on Cleveland Public Library's Auditorium Stage

Benjamin Percy can find a lesson about storytelling just about anywhere. In a Batman comic? Of course. While watching Breaking Bad, Goldfinger, Die Hard, or Law & Order? Certainly. What about in the stories of Alice Munro or Flannery O’Connor, or in novels like Catcher in the Rye or Remains of the Day? You bet. While you’re at it, don’t…

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Celebrate Be My Neighbor Day on August 13  

Cartoon animal lined up looking over a fence.

Register for Be My Neighbor Day to attend this fun, family-friendly event for parents and children ages 3-8! Be My Neighbor Day, held August 13 from 11am – 2pm in the Library’s Eastman Reading Garden, is all about being a caring neighbor and supporting the families in our neighborhood. Meet Daniel Tiger and his friends, pose for a photo, and enjoy fun activities for…

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Author Visit Roshani Chokshi

Summer Lit League Author Visit Cleveland Public Library welcomes New York Times bestselling author Roshani Chokshi to Main Library on Wednesday, July 18, at 10:30 a.m. Chokshi will discuss her middle-grade debut, Aru Shah and the End of Time. This fantasy novel stars 12-year-old Aru, who accidentally brings Hindu mythology to life after lighting an ancient lamp. Aru Shah and…

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Fourth Annual Inkubator Writing Conference

Literary Cleveland’s fourth annual Inkubator writing conference offers a range of free events for aspiring writers (open to adults and youth ages 14-17). Enjoy writing workshops, seminars, craft talks, panel discussions, reading opportunities, and more. A week of Inkubator events kicks off on July 31, with the final two featured events held at Cleveland Public Library. Fiction Craft Talk with…

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