Cleveland Public Library, “Black, White and READ: An Anniversary Affair”

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At the Main Library and Louis Stokes Wing. The 150th Anniversary Affair will showcase the Library’s renowned collections as partygoers mingle with nationally recognized authors with ties to Ohio. Authors in attendance include Paula McLain who wrote New York Times bestseller The Paris Wife, D.M. Pulley, best-selling author of The Dead Key, American poet Philip Metres, Dan Chaon who wrote national bestseller Ill Will, and bestselling author Loung Ung whose memoir, First They Killed My Father, inspired a Netflix Original movie directed by Angelia Jolie. Attendees will feast on literary-themed food and cocktails while they stroll through different parts of the Main Library’s unique finds and interactive technology. Dance to the sounds of the Mike Petrone Band and other Cleveland favorites. Complimentary valet parking will be provided. Tickets start at $150. Visit For sponsorship opportunities, call 216.623.2821.

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