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.

Author Event – Islamic Spirituality: Theology and Practice for the Modern World

Book by Zeki Saritoprak, PhDPresented by Murat Gurer of the Turkish Cultural CenterIslamic Spirituality: Theology and Practice for the Modern World explores the writings of important figures in the historical development of Islamic spirituality as well as the major sources of religious authority in Islam, the Qur’an and Hadith. Classical Sufis and Sufism are explored […] Read More

Author Event – Captain Blue on the Blue Blazes

Captain Blue on the Blue Blazes: The First Solo Thru-Hike of Ohio’s 1,444 Mile Buckeye Trail. Book by Andy Niekamp. Imagine walking 1,444 miles with a backpack carrying the bare necessities of life, twenty-six maps and a whole lot of grit. When four-time Appalachian Trail Hiker, Andy “Captain Blue” Niekamp decided to hike Ohio’s Buckeye […] Read More