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Adam Mansbach author of ‘The Golem of Brooklyn: A Novel’

Mandel JCC 26001 S. Woodland Road, Beachwood, Ohio

A hilarious, satirical, and poignant reimagination of the golem, whose justice-seeking adventure takes him through modern-day bodegas, sitcoms, and fast food as he and his creator wrestle with questions of existence and Jewish identity—from the bestselling author of the Go the F*ck to Sleep series. Len is a Brooklyn art teacher with a large amount of clay. Naturally, he does ... Read More

Mitch Albom author of ‘The Little Liar’

Parma Snow Library 2121 Snow Rd., Parma, Ohio

A moving new novel from the beloved author of Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven. When the Nazis invade Salonika, Greece, eleven-year-old Nico Crispi is offered a chance to save his family. He is instructed to convince his fellow Jewish residents to board trains heading towards the east, where they are promised jobs and safety. ... Read More

Books By The Banks Festival

Duke Energy Convention Center 525 Elm St, Cincinnati, Ohio

The Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival is held annually in downtown Cincinnati. The day-long festival, which is free and open to the public, features national, regional, and local authors and illustrators; book signings; panel discussions; and activities for the entire family to enjoy. The 16th annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati Regional Book Festival will take place ... Read More

Kids’ Day at the J with Sari Kopitnikoff, author of ‘Only Kidding! My First Book of Jewish Jokes’

Mandel JCC 26001 S. Woodland Road, Beachwood, Ohio

Tucked somewhere between your kishkes (intestines) is an important part of your body that doesn't always get the attention it needs: your funny bone. It's time you strengthen it! In this one-of-a-kind illustrated Jewish joke book for kids, laugh about all things Jewish: Jewish holidays, Jewish food, Hebrew letters, Jewish celebrations, and even some holy things. (No, not socks.) The ... Read More

Stained Glass, the Language of Light

First Congregation Church 444 E. Broad St, Columbus, Ohio

Did you know Columbus played a pivotal role in the U.S. stained-glass industry? Don’t miss the chance to explore stained glass history, science, and evolution, gain insights into stained window restoration, and delve into case studies of completed projects. Our featured speaker, Megan McElfresh, Executive Director of the Stained-Glass Association of America and a respected third-generation stained-glass artisan, will present. ... Read More

$5 – $50

Equity in the Arts: Preservation of Nostalgia & Articulation Arts Innovation

Lincoln Theatre 769 East Long Street, Columbus, Ohio

“Equity in the Arts: Preservation of Nostalgia & Articulation Arts Innovation” is part of the Lincoln Theatre Association’s ongoing series Community Conversations and is designed to engage the public in discussion around a pressing issue in the arts and to foster civic engagement. Featuring an expert panel discussion and audience Q&A, we will examine who determines the value of art ... Read More

Keynote Speaker Event with Former Ambassador Dr. Michael Oren, author of ‘2048: The Rejuvenated State’

Mandel JCC 26001 S. Woodland Road, Beachwood, Ohio

In 2048: The Rejuvenated State, Ambassador Michael Oren sets out his vision for Israel in honor of Israel's 75th Independence Day 25 years in the future. Oren's fantastic work is presented here in three languages: English, Hebrew & Arabic all in one volume, a wonderful metaphor for the peace and unity we all hope for. This project is part of ... Read More

Frankenstein! Myth, Monster, and Popular Culture

Upper Arlington Public Library 2800 Tremont Rd, Upper Arlington, Ohio

Come visit the Upper Arlington Public Library for an Ohio Humanities’ Speakers Bureau event with Linda Mizejewski! Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein towers over Western literature as one of the most influential novels ever written and science’s most enduring myth.  Technologies of artificial intelligence, laboratory fertilization, cloning, and titanium body parts make Shelley’s monster more relevant with each passing decade. Frankenstein also launched the horror ... Read More

National Veterans’ Memorial and Museum Open Mic Night

National Veterans' Memorial and Museum 300 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio

Join the National Veterans' Memorial and Museum in Columbus for a night of creative expression hosted by Ohio Poet Laureate, Kari Gunter-Seymour. This is an opportunity for all ages to connect in a place of inspiration for an open forum where all voices are welcome and celebrated. Anyone interested in sharing their poetry, written works, or songs will have the ... Read More

Step by Step Release Party and Author Spotlight

Whitehall Branch of Columbus Metro Library 4445 E Broad St, Columbus, Ohio

Join us Saturday, December 2nd at 3 p.m. at the Whitehall Branch of Columbus Metropolitan Library at 4445 E Broad St. for the book release party of Step by Step: How the Lincoln School Marchers Blazed a Trail to Justice, by Carlotta Penn and Debbie Rigaud. At 3:30pm, Debbie Rigaud and Carlotta Penn will host a read aloud of the book. ... Read More

Bhutan Memory Podcast Premier

Karl Road Branch of the Columbus Metro Library 5590 Karl Rd., Columbus, Ohio

The bilingual "Bhutan Memory" podcast is having a premier event at the Karl Road branch of the Columbus Metro Library! Come meet some of the students who worked on this youth-produced podcast featuring stories from the Bhutanese Nepali community for a discussion of their work. You can learn more about the students and listen to the podcast at https://bhutanmemory.org/. This ... Read More

Photography during the Civil War

Lorain County Community College 1005 Abbe Road North, Elyria, Ohio

Come join the Quincy Gillmore Civil War Round Table and visit Lorain County Community College for an Ohio Humanities' Speakers Bureau event with Mark Holbrook! The American Civil War prompted photographers to take their cameras out of their studios in an effort to capture images of the war. The results changed perceptions of war and was a catalyst for an ... Read More


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