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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 24 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Apr 25 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Apr 26 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Apr 27 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Apr 28 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 29 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 30 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

Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early... more
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 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early... more
Introduce your child to the world of books while learning easy ways to build early literacy skills. Registration is required for all.
This event is full

Mon, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Create, play, and survive in Minecraft worlds with others. Bring your WiFi enabled... more
Create, play, and survive in Minecraft worlds with others. Bring your WiFi enabled device with the most recent version of Minecraft installed to join in the fun.

Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Share your knitting and crocheting tips with others. All levels are welcome.

Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bye, bye Internet Explorer. Welcome to Edge, Microsoft’s new Internet browser.... more
Bye, bye Internet Explorer. Welcome to Edge, Microsoft’s new Internet browser. Discover many of the new features such as the Hub and Sharing as we venture around the world using the WWW.

Room A
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us for tea, refreshments, entertainment and door prizes. Bring your own tea cup... more
Join us for tea, refreshments, entertainment and door prizes. Bring your own tea cup please and be sure to wear a hat if you wish.

Room A
Thu, Apr 27, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Stretch, grow and learn with some "mommy and me" fun with Miss Abigail from the Paul... more
Stretch, grow and learn with some "mommy and me" fun with Miss Abigail from the Paul and Carol David YMCA. Bring a yoga mat if you have one. For ages 2-5 years.

Sat, Apr 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Get out and enjoy an early spring hike with a naturalist from Stark Parks. Meet in... more
Get out and enjoy an early spring hike with a naturalist from Stark Parks. Meet in the Exploration Gateway atrium.

Mon, May 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hang out with your friends and make new ones at the Library. Enjoy activities... more
Hang out with your friends and make new ones at the Library. Enjoy activities including music, art, STEM, snap circuits, and more. Each day will bring something new to do and explore.