Tag Archives: Lit

Michael Gurian at St. John’s

Parenting expert Michael Gurian will be giving presentations on two of his books at St. John’s Jesuit High School and Academy. The first will be at the school’s open house, where Gurian will discuss his book The Minds of Boys about how to motivate, teach, and encourage young men. The second night is a discussion

Toledo Museum of Art Annual Book Sale

Shop new and used art books, posters, magazines and more at the Toledo Museum of Art Annual Book Sale. Only members of the Library League (membership $10) can go to the preview on the first day of the sale. Second day open to all shoppers. 1-6pm | Friday, November 8 Noon-3pm | Saturday, November 9

Authors! Series Presents Kevin Wilson

The author of The Family Fang and Perfect Little World, Kevin Wilson, is the upcoming speaker for the Toledo Library Authors! Series. His latest novel is Nothing to See Here, a clever story about a woman who babysits twins with an unusual, and frightening, quirk— they spontaneously combust when they get angry. 7pm | Wednesday,

Slam in the Stacks

Literati Presents: Slam in the Stacks for all you storytellers out there. The theme is “holidays,” with ten people invited to tell five-minute stories, and the two best storytellers win prizes! Light refreshments will be served before the event begins at 7pm. Proceeds go to the Ready to Read Program. $15 | 6:30pm | Thursday,

A tour through Ohio’s Haunted History

The spooky side of the Buckeye State will be the focus of an event at the Wood County District Public Library in Bowling Green. Come to the atrium of the Main Library and hear tales of Ohio’s legendary haunted and ghostly places, guided by a series of five storytellers who are sure to put a

Social Justice through poetry

Two of the most respected poets in the region, Jim Ferris and Joel Lipman, will be reading selections from the book Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice at Gathering Volumes in Perrysburg. Hosted by publisher Cocklebur Press, the event will spotlight Undocumented, a book of poetry themed around the Southern Poverty Law Center’s