Book Discussions

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All begin at 12:00 p.m.   Bring your lunch!

Center for Local & Global History

The Courage to Survive
by Dennis J. Kucinich
Monday, August 14 • 12:00 p.m.


Eastman Reading Garden

The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love
by Per J. Andersson
Monday, August 21 • 12:00 p.m.

Award-Winning Book Club

Join us as we discuss books that are turning heads and winning major prizes in fiction!
Main Library, Literature Department, 2nd floor
Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m.

To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee,
winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
August 1 • 4:00 p.m.


lit-friday-frolics-headerLiterature Department, Main Library, 2nd floor
Fridays, 12:00 p.m. • 4:00 p.m.

Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights
Discuss Emily Bronte’s beloved classic followed by the 1998 Masterpiece Theatre adaptation.
July 28 • 4:00 p.m.

Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband
Discuss Oscar Wilde’s classic play followed by a screening of Oliver Parker’s 1992 film adaptation starring Rupert Everett and Julianne Moore.
August 11 • 4:00 p.m.

Anthony Shaffer’s Sleuth
Discuss Anthony Shaffer’s play followed by a screening of Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s 1972 film adaptation starring Sir Laurence Olivier and Michael Caine.
August 25 • 4:00 p.m.


get-graphic-headerMain Library, Literature Department, 2nd floor
With Guest Reader Valentino Zullo

Ohio Comic Creators

Please join us in celebrating Ohio comics creators in honor of the opening of our exhibit, Superman: From Cleveland to Krypton, featuring memorabilia and collectibles from Cleveland Public Library’s Mike Curtis Collection of Superman Memorabilia. This collection was recently donated to the Library in honor of the creative legacy of Ohio authors Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the originators of Superman.Runaways, Volume 1: Pride and Joy
by Brian K. Vaughan
July 20 • 4:00 p.m.

Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland
by Harvey Pekar
August 17 • 4:00 p.m.


Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
by J.D. Vance
From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class.
Monday, August 14, 2017 • 7:00 p.m.

Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy
by Anne Lamott
An engaging exploration of mercy, its elusive presence, and why people ignore or embrace it. Lamott shares advice for forging deeper self-understanding and how to pursue an honest, meaningful life that involves kindness to others.
Monday September 11, 2017 • 7:00 pm.