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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, Jun 18 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 19 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 20 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 21 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 22 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 23 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 24 Closed

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, Jun 25, 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.
This event is full

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 25, 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
Mon, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us as we learn the basics of coding while playing with Ozmos games and Ozobots,... more
Join us as we learn the basics of coding while playing with Ozmos games and Ozobots, miniature robots that follow paths you create.

Meeting Room
Wed, Jun 27, 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, Jun 27, 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

Thu, Jun 28, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Leap through literature with master dance instructors from ArtSparks and experience... more
Leap through literature with master dance instructors from ArtSparks and experience learning through the art of dance.

Thu, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Leap through literature with master dance instructors from ArtSparks and experience... more
Leap through literature with master dance instructors from ArtSparks and experience learning through the art of dance.

Thu, Jun 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mary is a local Ohio author of 23 novels. She will discuss her writings style, series... more
Mary is a local Ohio author of 23 novels. She will discuss her writings style, series and how they have become the norm for fiction these days. Books will be available for purchase.