Celebrating literature of Ohio's Western Reserve and beyond

Saturday, September 19, 2015
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hiram College's Kennedy Center
11730 Garfield Rd.

Join us on the beautiful campus of Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio. Meet more than forty authors from the Western Reserve area, have your books signed (copies will be available for purchase), attend panels and take in all the great literature of the area. The Festival, sponsored by the Friends of the Hiram College Library, is free and open to the public.

See you there!

For more information, contact:
  Hiram College Library Director
  David Everett
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Support from these generous sponsors and cosponsors make the Western Reserve Book Festival possible.

Friends of the Hiram College Library
Since its founding in 1984, the Friends of the Library group has contributed more than half a million dollars in support of the library. Friends of the Library strive to meet the changing scholarly and educational needs of the future, including the new learning, research and recreational needs of the faculty, students and staff. The Friends also pursue ways to meet the needs of members residing in the surrounding Hiram community.


Hiram College Bistro
The Bistro, located within the Kennedy Center at the back of the first floor lounge, will be open all day with selection of coffee, fruit smoothies, pastries, soup, salads, sandwiches.


If you plan to stay overnight, the following is a partial list of accommodations in the area:

The Hiram Inn
Wakefield Road (State Route 82)
Hiram, OH 44234

Bertram Inn
600 North Aurora Road
Aurora, Ohio 44202

The Red Maple Inn
14707 South Cheshire (Route 700)
Burton, Ohio 44021

View other accommodations near campus or visit the Streetsboro Chamber of Commerce website for more options.

Directions and Parking

Click HERE for directions.

Parking will be available at the locations marked below. A shuttle service will be making runs to and from the Kennedy Center.