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Meet David Giffels, Author of Furnishing Eternity

Ohio Author Series Sponsored by Lake Community FOL

2018-03-29 18:30:00 2018-03-29 19:30:00 America/New_York Meet David Giffels, Author of Furnishing Eternity Acclaimed Akron author, David Giffels, joins us to discuss his new book, Furnishing Eternity, a powerful memoir about confronting mortality, surviving loss & finding resilience in one's Midwest roots Lake Community Branch

Thursday, March 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2018-03-29 18:30:00 2018-03-29 19:30:00 America/New_York Meet David Giffels, Author of Furnishing Eternity Acclaimed Akron author, David Giffels, joins us to discuss his new book, Furnishing Eternity, a powerful memoir about confronting mortality, surviving loss & finding resilience in one's Midwest roots Lake Community Branch

Lake Community Branch

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Acclaimed Akron author, David Giffels, joins us to discuss his new book, Furnishing Eternity, a powerful memoir about confronting mortality, surviving loss & finding resilience in one's Midwest roots

In addition to Furnishing Eternity, his previous books include The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches From the Rust Belt (Scribner 2014), a New York Times Book Review “Editor’s Choice” and nominee for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, and the memoir All the Way Home (William Morrow/HarperCollins 2008), winner of the Ohioana Book Award.

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His writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Atlantic.com, Parade, the Wall Street Journal, Esquire.com, Grantland.com, Redbook, and many other publications. He also was a writer for the MTV series Beavis and Butt-Head.

He is an associate professor of English at the University of Akron, where he teaches creative nonfiction in the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts Program.

Copies of the books will be available for sale.

More information at https://www.davidgiffels.com/.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Writing | Author Events |

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Lake Community Branch

lake@starklibrary.org
Phone: 330-877-9975

Branch manager
Julie Burley

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

Located within the Lake Community Center, this branch is located among Lake High, Middle School and the YMCA.

Upcoming events

Sat, Jun 23, All day
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's... more
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's Photo Contest. Entries should be brought to Lake Community Branch and must be received by July 28.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 23, 10:00am - 11:30am
Learn to talk and see family and friends using Facetime, Apple's online, live video... more
Learn to talk and see family and friends using Facetime, Apple's online, live video software.

Sat, Jun 23, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Bring a favorite book to share or borrow one of the Library's to read to licensed... more
Bring a favorite book to share or borrow one of the Library's to read to licensed therapy dogs.

Mon, Jun 25, All day
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's... more
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's Photo Contest. Entries should be brought to Lake Community Branch and must be received by July 28.

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Do you love to make music? Then jam out with Instructor of Percussion Brian Bennett... more
Do you love to make music? Then jam out with Instructor of Percussion Brian Bennett as he teaches about percussion instruments and special rhythms. Everyone will get to try out a drum and rock on!

Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Read the book of the month together, then come discuss it at the library with other... more
Read the book of the month together, then come discuss it at the library with other boys who love to read. This group is suggested for boys in grades 3 -5 with an adult caregiver.

Tue, Jun 26, All day
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's... more
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's Photo Contest. Entries should be brought to Lake Community Branch and must be received by July 28.

Meeting Room
Tue, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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
Tue, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Enjoy lively discussions with others on today's most intriguing books and topics.

Wed, Jun 27, All day
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's... more
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's Photo Contest. Entries should be brought to Lake Community Branch and must be received by July 28.

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 - 12:00pm
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
Wed, Jun 27, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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.

Thu, Jun 28, All day
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's... more
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's Photo Contest. Entries should be brought to Lake Community Branch and must be received by July 28.

Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 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
Thu, Jun 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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, Jun 28, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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.

Fri, Jun 29, All day
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's... more
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's Photo Contest. Entries should be brought to Lake Community Branch and must be received by July 28.

Sat, Jun 30, All day
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's... more
All amateur photography enthusiasts ages 8 and up are encouraged to enter this year's Photo Contest. Entries should be brought to Lake Community Branch and must be received by July 28.

Meeting Room
Sat, Jun 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join Nancy Powell Pierson, creator of Northeast Ohio Rocks, as we learn how and why... more
Join Nancy Powell Pierson, creator of Northeast Ohio Rocks, as we learn how and why this group began and the phenomenon it has created on Facebook. Each participant will go home with a painted rock.