Two of the greatest inventions in history— beer and literature— are coming together thanks to the Toledo Lucas County Library’s upcoming book group Books on Tap. This four-part monthly series will be held at Earnest Brew Works the third Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m., beginning on September 19. Each month a new book
Consider glass skyscrapers, mass-manufactured glass bottles, and space suits. These things have something in common: they are all innovations made possible by Toledo glass companies.
Nick Muska is a poet and a storyteller, but it ain’t that simple. Muska tells stories in print, publishing three collections of poems (ELM: Warehouse Poems, Living My Nightlife Out Under the Sun and All Cool (Carefully Selected Poems) and featured in two anthologies of GLASS WILL: An Anthology of Toledo Poets. Soul-baring words of
Sharing a community’s art is amazing. Toledo’s growing artistic community, beyond music and traditional art, boasts talented writers and poets, finally receiving deserved recognition.
With the widespread discussion of the Time’s Up Movement and #MeToo, the addition of the Steinem Sisters Collection to the Toledo Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL) is relevant and timely.
Weird historical tidbits like this fill the pages of Ohio’s Black Hand Syndicate: The Birth of Organized Crime in America, a new book published by Arcadia Press, that looks at the rise of organized crime in Ohio, thanks to the John Amicon Brothers and Company fruit store in Marion.