Literature

Ashtabula County District Library: The Human Library

Ashtabula County District Library is hosting "The Human Library," on Saturday, October 15, noon to 4:00 pm. The Human Library works exactly like a traditional library, but here, human books and the readers enter into a personal dialogue. The Human Library books are people representing groups frequently confronted with prejudices and stereotypes, and are often victims of discrimination or social exclusion. [This is an international initiative that began in Denmark in 2000.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Youngstown Chapter: Answering The Call

Delta Sigm Theta Sorority, Inc. Youngstown Alumnae Chapter presents a program on, "Answering The Call, The Autobiography of Youngstown's Native Son: The Honorable Judge Nathaniel R. Jones." Judge Jones will talk about his autobiography, which will be followed by a brief discussion and book signing, on Thursday, October 20, at 7:00 pm, at the DeBartolo Stadium Club, at YSU. Presented in conjunction with the YSU Foundation. More information at youngstowndst.com

Ashtabula County District Library: Author Expo

The Ashtabula County District Library presents an "Author Expo," on Saturday, October 1, from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm, at the library. Over 20 Ohio authors will be on hand to speak on a one-to-one-basis at the Ashtabula Library’s first Author Expo. There will also two short panels at noon and 1:00 pm.

Lit Youngstown: Christopher Barzak and Lawrence Coates

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by Christopher Barzak and Lawrence Coates on Monday October 3, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. An open mic emceed by Bill Soldan will follow the reading. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.

Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee: ECHHO College Fair

The Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents the ECHHO College Fair at OCCHA, on Shirley Road in Youngstown, on Thursday, September 29, 9:00 - 11:00 am. TThe 2016 Annual Educators and Community Helping Hispanics Onward, Inc. (ECHHO) College Fair is for the underrepresented high school students and their parents to learn about the college preparation process and the Hispanic/Latino scholarships available to those who qualify. Co-sponsored by YSU's Office of Admissions, OCCHA and ECHHO.More information available at 330-941-3243 or echho.org.

YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee: Studying Abroad in Latin America: Benefits Vs. Myths

The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee presents "Studying Abroad in Latin America: Benefits Vs. Myths," on Tuesday, September 20th, at 2:00 pm in the Presidential Suite, in YSU's Kilcawley Center Suite. A panel of YSU students and professionals will share their immersion experiences in Latin American countries. More information at at amgardner01@ysu.edu.

YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and the Office of Student Diversity Programs: Notable Latinos

The YSU Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee and the Office of Student Diversity Programs present "Notable Latinos," in a display on the main floor of YSU's Maag Library, Thursday, September 15 through Friday, October 14. Featured are items from the Maag Library collection of renowned Latino authors, poets, musicians, painters, and others.

Lit Youngstown: Jamie Marich and Johanna Slivinske

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by Jamie Marich and Johanna Slivinske on Wednesday September 7, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. An open mic emceed by Deborah Cunningham will follow the reading. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.

Lit Youngstown: Novelists MB Earnheardt and Randi Barlow Pappa

Lit Youngstown presents a reading by novelists Mary Beth Earnheardt and Randi Barlow Pappa, on Wednesday August 3, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. An open mic emceed by Colleen Clayton will follow the reading. The event is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.

Southside Fine Arts Academy Summer Programming

The Southside Fine Arts Academy will hold their summer sessions in the fine arts Tuesday, July 19th through Tuesday, August 23rd, 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road. The classes are open to all children in the Youngstown area, free of charge. Classes include dance and movement, visual arts, creative writing/poetry, creative listening activities and drum circles. More information on facebook or by contacting Executive Director Kris Harper at 330-707-2144.

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