Motown legend Martha Reeves and the Vandellas will be performing on Friday, November 2nd at 7:30 p.m. at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, Findlay, Ohio.  Presented by Motown Black & White, the concert will benefit the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library Fund at the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation.   Click here for more information. 

In addition to the concert, Ms. Reeves will speak at a book release party in the atrium of the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, November 3 at 11 a.m.  The book Selling My Soul: The Gospel Truth authored by former Findlay resident, the late Al Abrams will be sold at the event. The book will include a signed bookmark and Motown photograph.Selling My Soul is the second book in the Al Abrams Music Trilogy, recounting Mr. Abrams days as the publicist responsible for much of Motown’s early success. Click here for more information. 

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The Big Library Read is a “global eBook club,” connecting readers around the world who read the same eBook at the same time. The 2018 fall selection is:  The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke. In this fantasy book written for young adults, sixteen-year-old Ellie Baum accidentally time-travels via red balloon to 1988 East Berlin, where she’s caught up in a conspiracy of history and magic.   

The Big Library Read runs from October 1 through 15, and during this time OverDrive offers unlimited checkouts on the title. No hold list and no waiting!

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