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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day

You’re going to want to be at a local bookstore (or four) to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 29. Here’s the rundown on local book shops that have events planned: Gathering Volumes is opening an hour early, loading their schedule with an assortment of activities, including a coffee-and-donuts storytime, live music, author talks,

Book club art walk at the TMA

The journey of 100 feet begins with a single visit to the Toledo Museum of Art to join the Toledo Lucas County Library Toledo Heights Branch’s book club discussion of The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais. This fictional story of an Indian boy growing up in his parent’s restaurant was made into a Spielberg-produced movie

Mott Branch Library Book Club

If you are looking for a more involved book club, the reading group at the Mott Branch Library might be the one for you. Meeting for two hours, this month they’ll be discussing Rumaan Alam’s Rich and Pretty. Named Best Book of 2016, the story follows two best friends working through the hardships of their

George Orwell 1984 Reading Group

Feel like talking about the inevitable totalitarian takeover and other depressing intellectual pursuits? Join the George Orwell, 1984 Reading Group, which meets every Thursday to have high-minded discussions with the works of the great science fiction (or science fact?!) writer serving as the jumping-off point. Space is limited, so please only inquire if you are

Bukowski reading at The Attic on Adams

Anger looks great on paper— especially in the form of a poem. Join writers interested in political resistance for the “We The People” Bukowski Reading. Bring your favorite Bukowski poems, and your original works about resistance, for an evening with political poets, brooding Bukowski fans, angry artists and the glue the binds them all together—