Meet The Author

Discover a new author or reconnect with an old favorite with the Library’s Meet the Author series. Authors introduce their works, discuss the creative process, and take time for questions and answers from the audience. Meet the Author programs take place in the Main Library Basement Auditorium. Admission is free and open to everyone, and books are available for purchase and signing.

You’re Welcome, Cleveland: How I Helped Lebron James Win a Championship and Save

Scott Raab’s big-hearted companion to his darkly comic “sports-jeremiad-slash-memoir” The Whore of Akron follows the first two years of LeBron James’s return to Cleveland, where everybody just loves a good story of forgiveness—especially when you fulfill your promise and bring home an NBA Championship, the first major title for a Cleveland team since 1964. “If […] Read More

Author Event – Mars Girls Book by Mary Turzillo

Nanoannie is bored living on colonized Mars with her parents, sister, and holo-cat named Fuzzbutt. When Kapera, a friend from online school, shows up at her Pharm asking for help, Nanoannie is quick to jump in the rover. The girls soon find that this adventure is more than they bargained for in this young adult […] Read More

The Family Gene: A Mission to Turn My Deadly Inheritance into a Hopeful Future B

When Joselin Linder was in her twenties her legs suddenly started to swell. After years of misdiagnoses, doctors discovered a deadly blockage in her liver. Struggling to find an explanation for her unusual condition, Joselin compared the medical chart of her father—who had died from a mysterious disease, ten years prior—with that of an uncle […] Read More

Too Lucky To Live: A Somebody’s Bound to Wind Up Dead Mystery Book by Annie Hogs

Cleveland divorce-survivor Allie Harper believes all her problems would be solved if she could find a nice, smart, hot guy and enough money to get her car fixed. The hot guy arrives first in a crosswalk, clutching a bag of groceries while a blonde in a Hummer is learning hard on her horn, sending the […] Read More

Crescent City Crimes: Old New Orleans 1718–1918 Book by Charles Cassady Jr.

In the first 200 years of New Orleans history, the Crescent City has earned a reputation for sin, temptation, intrigue, lawlessness, ritual-magic, and ghosts. Step back in time to the city’s first few crime-stained centuries—from 1718–1918—to explore classic tales of mischief, mayhem, and skullduggery. Meet a cast of rascals and ruffians as you relive the […] Read More

Don Drumm: The Sculptor,-Designer Craftsman Book by D.A. Schafer

There are so many life stories that need to be told. Men and women that have shaped and molded art history. One such as this, an Ohioan, rooted in the mid-west, but extensively represented throughout the world, Don Drumm. He has left an indelible mark on art. Dolores Schafer was presented with the opportunity to […] Read More