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

About the branch

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

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Tue, Sep 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tue, Sep 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Enjoy lively discussions with others on today's most intriguing books and topics.

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Wed, Sep 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Wed, Sep 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Wed, Sep 26, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Story times open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to young children and their families. Registration is required for all.

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Thu, Sep 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Thu, Sep 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Story times open up the world of books, music, culture, and play to young children and their families. Registration is required for all.

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Thu, Sep 27, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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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.

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Sat, Sep 29, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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Do you love American Girl Dolls? Love to bake? Combine the two as we talk about Grace. We'll focus on her sweet tooth and business sense with crafts and our own cooking project. C'est delicieux!
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Mon, Oct 01, 9:00am - 8:00pm
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"Think Pink" and offer the gifts of encouragement and warmth to those fighting cancer. Your donation of hand-knitted, cozy scarves will be given to cancer centers. Reception: Nov 5, 11am-1pm

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Mon, Oct 01, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join fellow knitters and crocheters to work on current projects at all skill levels... more
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Mon, Oct 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Boys read the monthly book selection with their favorite adult, then come discuss it... more
Boys read the monthly book selection with their favorite adult, then come discuss it at the library with other boys who love to read! Recommended for boys in grades 3-5 and a caregiver.

Tue, Oct 02, 9:00am - 8:00pm
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"Think Pink" and offer the gifts of encouragement and warmth to those fighting cancer. Your donation of hand-knitted, cozy scarves will be given to cancer centers. Reception: Nov 5, 11am-1pm

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Tue, Oct 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Tue, Oct 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Tue, Oct 02, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Abbe Turner, owner of Lucky Penny Farm in Kent, shares her artisan cheeses and award winning Cajeta. Abbe has her own herd of goats and controls the entire process from pasture to plate.