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Meet Author Brad Ricca

Sponsored by Perry Sippo Friends of the Library

Brad Ricca, author of Mrs. Sherlock Holmes and Super Boys, the first literary biography of the creators of Superman, joins us for a lively discussion of his work. Book signing to follow presentation.

Brad Ricca is the author of Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation (St. Martin's, 2017). He is also the author of Super Boys: The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster - The Creators of Superman (St. Martin's, 2013), the first literary biography of the two creators of Superman, the world's most iconic superhero. The book won the 2014 Ohioana Book Award for Nonfiction and was named a Top 10 Book on the Arts for 2013. Ricca won the St. Lawrence Book Award for his first book of poetry, American Mastodon (Black Lawrence Press, 2011) which was featured on A Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor. Ricca is a winner of a 2014 Cleveland Arts Prize for Emerging Artist in Literature. He was born, lives, and works in Cleveland, teaching at Case Western Reserve University as a SAGES Fellow.

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation

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Super Boys: The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster - The Creators of Superman

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Perry Sippo Branch

perry@starklibrary.org
Phone: 330-477-8482

Branch manager
Lisa Szeles

Hours
Mon, Apr 23 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Apr 24 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Apr 25 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Apr 26 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Apr 27 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 28 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 29 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch
The Perry Sippo Branch is located within the Exploration Gateway alongside the Stark County Park District office. The branch boasts a serene atmosphere and views of Sippo Lake as well as a coffee and gift shop.

Upcoming events

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Mon, Apr 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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Create, play and survive in Minecraft worlds with others. Bring your WiFi enabled device with the recent version of Minecraft installed to join in on the fun.

Wed, Apr 25, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learn basic American Sign Language at this story time with author Andrea Legg's book,... more
Learn basic American Sign Language at this story time with author Andrea Legg's book, FLAP YOUR WINGS, LITTLE ROBIN. Enjoy a craft and book signing following. Books will be available for purchase.

Meeting Room
Wed, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Continue to build your computer skills in this three-part series.
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Thu, Apr 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Do you like to play bingo? Then try out our Literary Book Bingo: get a bingo and win... more
Do you like to play bingo? Then try out our Literary Book Bingo: get a bingo and win a book!

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Mon, Apr 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills. Registration is required for all.

Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
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Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills. Registration is required for all.
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