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Adopt A Book Selected As A Winner of the 2020 Library of Congress State Literacy Awards Program

Adopt A Book Selected As A Winner of the 2020 Library of Congress State Literacy Awards Program

We are very pleased to announce that Adopt A Book, Inc., having been nominated by the Ohio Center for the Book, has been selected as a winner of the 2020 Library of Congress State Literacy Awards Program! Adopt A Book, Inc., headquartered in Loveland near Cincinnati, will receive $2,225 in recognition of their outstanding contribution …

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Zullo named 2020-2021 Scholar-in-Residence

Zullo named 2020-2021 Scholar-in-Residence

The Ohio Center for the Book is very pleased to announce that Valentino Zullo (@ValentinoLucaZ) will be the 2020-2021 Ohio Center for the Book Scholar-in-Residence. The Ohio Center for the Book, including its associated circulating book collection of Ohio authors, is located at Cleveland Public Library’s Main Library in downtown Cleveland. Valentino L. Zullo is …

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Seeking Ohio 2020 Library of Congress State Literacy Award Applications

Seeking Ohio 2020 Library of Congress State Literacy Award Applications

Applications have closed for 2020. After multiple nomination applications and feedback from members of the statewide library and education communities, we have chosen Ohio’s nominee to be considered by the Library of Congress for their State Literacy Awards. In deference to the organization chosen as our state’s nominee, we will be releasing the name of …

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Literary Frolic Fridays: William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus

Literary Frolic Fridays: William Shakespeare’s     Titus Andronicus

In 1585, Shakespeare’s family—consisting of his wife, Anne, and their two-year-old daughter, Susanna—grew to include newborn twins Hamnet and Judith. Speculatively, finances were very much on Shakespeare’s mind, and Stratford-upon-Avon held only finite opportunities for an enterprising young dramatist. Compounding his dilemma was that soothing, feeding, changing, and washing crying babies left precious little time …

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NaNoWriMOhio! NaNoWriMo Activities in Ohio!

NaNoWriMOhio! NaNoWriMo Activities in Ohio!

With National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) officially starting Nov. 1, we thought it would be helpful to place all of Ohio’s NaNoWriMo Write-In locations and other activities in one handy spot. The following are from the official NaNoWriMo site and other sources. We’ve included links where we could verify an event announcement so you can …

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Cleveland Public Poetry: “Writing About Place”

Cleveland Public Poetry: “Writing About Place”

Join us in the Literature Department on Saturday, September 21, at noon for Cleveland Public Poetry: “Writing About Place,” a special open mic poetry reading featuring Lee Chilcote and Damien Ware. They will read their works and share their experiences living and writing about Cleveland. Open mic will follow Q&A. Lee Chilcote is poet, journalist, …

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