Shan L. Spyker at The Learned Owl [9/23]

Join us in welcoming back local children's author Shannon Spyker on Saturday September 23rd from 1-3pm. She will be signing her middle grade novel, The Way of the River.

Publisher Marketing:

"Never enter the malevolent forest," they were warned. But that just makes it even more enticing to bold and adventurous young Tillie.

The Way of the River: Kellandale Wood (Book One) By Shan L. Spyker Cover Image
ISBN: 9781736619704
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Tulip Tree Creative Studios - March 31st, 2021

Life is perfect for fifteen-year-old Elinora Wolton...for the most part. Anxious by nature and resistant to the often painful metamorphosis of growing up, she is most content when she is able to avoid uncomfortable feelings and experiences.

Book Club in a Bar

Book Club in a Bar is led by Meg, Jane, and Sam. They meet the last Thursday of the month in various local bars and restaurants.

They are always accepting new members! Send an email to to be added to the mailing list for information on meeting location.

The next meeting will be Thursday September 28th and the group will be reading Two Nights in Lisbon by Chris Pavone. 

The meeting will be 6:00pm at Noble House 60 W Streetsboro St STE 1, Hudson, OH 44236

Two Nights in Lisbon: A Novel By Chris Pavone Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250872302
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Published: Picador - May 2nd, 2023

discussion: September 28th, 2023

Learned Owl History Book Group

The Learned Owl History Book Group is led by Dr. Joe Hoffman. They are back to meeting here at The Learned Owl Bookshop on the last Sunday of each month at 2pm.

Topics are chosen for each month. Read a book on the topic, and feel free to come!

There will not be a meeting in September. The next meeting will be October 1st with the topic  “The History of the Atomic Bomb”

Join the history book club email list by sending an email to


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