Open Book

Open Book welcomes top-notch local, regional, and national writers into our community.

Timothy Snyder

Friday, May 12 at 4 p.m.

This program is a collaboration between the Library and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur. A presentation by Timothy Snyder promoting his new book On Tyranny will be followed by Q and A. Book sales and signing follow the event. 

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Amor Towles

Friday, June 9 at 7 p.m.

Join us for a special after-hours event at the historic Maumee Branch Library, featuring the celebrated NYT best-selling author Amor Towles. Towles will highlight his recent novel A Gentleman in Moscow

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Karen Robards

Wednesday, June 14 at 7 p.m.

Celebrate the Sanger Branch grand re-opening with best-selling author Karen Robards who will discuss her brand new book The Ultimatum.

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Tiffany Lewis

Saturday, June 17 at 1 p.m.

Tiffany Lewis will present her book "Need a Job? Then, DoSUMthing!"

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Martha Conway

Wednesday, July 12 at 7 p.m.

Join award-winning author Martha Conway as she discusses the newest novel in her Ohio Trilogy, "The Underground River."

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Julie Rubini

Thursday, July 13 at 7 p.m.

Join us for the release of an engaging new biography for middle grade readers featuring Virginia Hamilton, one of the most honored authors of children’s literature in the twentieth century. 

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Sam Quinones

Tuesday, October 3 at 7 p.m.

Sam Quinones discusses his award-winning book Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic Co-presented by the Library and the Mental Health & Recovery Services Board of Lucas County.

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