Tag Archives: Lit – Note

An Intimate Evening with Sally Field

The Library welcomes Sally Field to this month’s Authors! program, presented by the Library Legacy Foundation. Field is an Academy award and Emmy award-winning actress, who climbed the ladder of success after enduring a troubling childhood. Field explains her life journey, along with the highs and lows of her early Hollywood career, in her memoir

Art Book Club Talks Family Matters

In A.J. Jacobs’ book It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree, the understanding of what family means is explored in a comedic, but heartfelt journey through words. Join others at this month’s art book club discussion that will cover the world of family history and genealogy in preparation for the upcoming

Monroe Comic-Con Honors Pop Culture

Pop culture fans unite! Throw on your best cosplay costume, bring along your favorite comics, and head to the 6th Annual Monroe Comic-Con. Meet celebrity guests from a variety of shows including Supernatural, Power Rangers, Star Wars and many others while checking out over 100 vendor booths. Step away from the screen and see these

Great American Read Party Features Favorites

What does your favorite book say about you? What does America’s favorite books say about us as a nation? Ponder this question and explore the diverse experiences and ideas that make our nation great during The Great American Read Party. Using the list of 100 books from the PBS series “The Great American Read,” this

Gathering Volumes Hosts Genevieve Geha Book Signing

A tale of immigration, romance, deceit and faith, Toledoan Genevieve Geha Kirkbride’s debut novel Carmen is an artful and compelling story of coming to America. Beginning in Lebanon in 1888, travelling to Syria in the 1930s, and finally arriving in Toledo in 1946, Carmen centers around the scandal of a prominent Catholic family in Damascus and

Author Florence Williams (‘The Nature Fix’) at the Public Library

Best-selling author, freelance writer and podcaster Florence Williams believes nature makes us happier, healthier and more creative, which is the premise of her book The Nature Fix. Traveling all over the world, Williams provides new research on the power of outdoors and how it benefits the brain. She will be stopping at the Toledo Lucas