Odds and Book Ends (May 17-23)
Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville will host a literary reading at 7 p.m. May 18 by poet, oral memoirist, publisher and traveler Michael Czarnecki. This event will be part of a 28-day journey Czarnecki is taking along U.S. Route 20, the longest road in America. This will be one of 21 scheduled programs over the four weeks he will be on the road.
Beginning almost 14 years after the first trip along U.S. Route 20 he made, the author will again travel from Boston to Newport, Oregon, on America’s longest road.
The Madison Library Summer Reading Book Sale will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 20 and May 21, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 22.
The Saturday special will be a bag of books for $1. Friends Preview Night will be 5:30 to 7 p.m. May 19; memberships may be purchased at the door. For details call 440-428-2189.
Works by Hunter-Harrison Art will be displayed at the Kirtland Public Library this spring, with an opening reception 2 to 4 p.m. May 23. Hunter-Harrison Art is the creation of Barbara and Clarence May, who reside in Chardon and Cape Coral, Fla.
Clarence May works in acrylics. He has a background in graphic art and a studio in Euclid. Barbara is a watercolorist and has trained with George Zetzer in Cleveland and Dianna Wellman in Florida. Barbara is a retired educator.
Hunter-Harrison Art subjects include scenes from nature and local landscapes. Much of the artists' work is done in plein-air, an impressionist style.
The work will be on display in the Friends Gallery in the Deloris C. Parsons Community Room at the library during regular library hours.
Kirtland Public Library is at 9267 Chillicothe Road in Kirtland. Call the library at 440-256-READ for additional information.