6/14/2013 1:11 PM
Show Us Your Superman! Take a picture with the Man of Steel. Visit the Ohio Center for the Book @ Cleveland Public Library on the 2nd floor of the Main Library Building and use your library card to check out a life-sized Superman cut-out. Visit your favorite place in the Library, snap a photo with Superman, and send us the results. Show Us Your Superman! photographs will be posted on the Ohio Center for the Book's Facebook and Flickr pages, and the public will help pick the best photographs. The top photos will earn Superprizes.
Email photographs to OhioCenterForTheBook@cpl.org with Show Us Your Superman! and your name in the subject line. You can check us out on Facebook or Flickr too! To download a flyer, please click here.
And, while you’re here taking pictures visit our super, Superman exhibit, in honor of Ohioans Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the creators of Superman.
Opening Reception: Friday, June 14, 4:00 p.m.
Main Library, Literature Department
2nd floor lobby
Exhibit: June 14 – September 14
Main Library, Literature Department, 2nd floor
For information call the Literature Department and the Ohio Center for the Book @ Cleveland Public Library @ 216-623-2881.
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6/12/2013 10:22 AM
The Medina County District Library and the Medina County Historical Society are partnering to present an evening with The New York Times and internationally #1 bestselling author Steve Berry on Tuesday June 18, 2013 at 6:30 pm at Weymouth Country Club, 3946 Weymouth Road, Medina. Tickets are $40 and include a three-course dinner with your choice of chicken, salmon, or vegetarian. A portion of the proceeds go to The Medina County Historical Society. Click here for more information and to register for this event.
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5/28/2013 2:38 PM
June 1938 saw the release of the first-ever Superman comic book, created by two young men from Cleveland's Glenville neighborhood: writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster.
The Cleveland Public Library and The Ohio Center for the Book are pleased to celebrate the 75th birthday of the iconic Cleveland-born superhero with an exhibit showcasing the wonderful collection of Superman realia, memorabilia, photographs, and sundry paraphernalia from Mike Olszewski, president of the Siegel and Shuster Society. These treasures will be complemented by the Library's collection of Superman books and materials, including graphic novels, nonfiction works, photographs and collectibles.
An opening reception will be held on Friday, June 14 at 4:00 p.m. in the 2nd floor lobby of the Main Building. Join us for a Superman talk and refreshments, as we usher in the newest Superman movie, The Man of Steel, opening Friday, June 14, 2013, at a theater near you!
For an article on Superman's Cleveland roots by Plain Dealer reporter Michael Sangiacomo, please click here.
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