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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, Feb 19 Closed
(Presidents' Day)
Tue, Feb 20 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 21 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 22 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Feb 23 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 24 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 25 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, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 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

Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bring a lunch and discuss books that have made it to the big screen. Books are... more
Bring a lunch and discuss books that have made it to the big screen. Books are available at desk.

Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 26, 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 recent version of Minecraft installed to join in on the fun.

Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 28, 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
Wed, Feb 28, 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.

Meeting Room
Wed, Feb 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn about the different styles of a mouse; maintenance; learn the right and left click... more
Learn about the different styles of a mouse; maintenance; learn the right and left click and how to scroll on a page.

Meeting Room
Thu, Mar 01, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Story times open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to young children and... more
Story times open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to young children and their families. Registration is required for all.

Meeting Room
Thu, Mar 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy lively discussions with others on today's most intriguing books and topics. ... more
Enjoy lively discussions with others on today's most intriguing books and topics. Books available at checkout desk.

Meeting Room
Sat, Mar 03, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with stories, games, crafts and more! Activities will... more
Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with stories, games, crafts and more! Activities will include: make your own Oobleck, a "Seuss-O" game, and a scavenger hunt.