- Strange frequencies by Peter Bebergal
- Gay New York by George Chauncey
- From Here to Eternity : Traveling the World to Find the Good Death by Caitlin Doughty
- Team Human by Douglas Rushkoff
- Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit by Eliese Colette Goldbach
- Rust Belt Arcana by Matt Stansberry
- The Miracle Habits by Mitch Horowitz
- The Invisibles by Grant Morrison
- Harrow County by Cullen Bunn
- Hellblazer by Various
Did you know the Cowan Pottery Museum offers free downloadable coloring book pages? This fun activity is a great way explore form, color, and shape or enjoy a stress-free afternoon! Head over to rrpl.org/cowan and download some today!
The Cowan Pottery Museum wants to hear from you! As the Museum plans its 2021 programming, we seek your feedback on how the Museum can expand its services. What type of programs would you like offered by the Museum? In what new ways can we provide more information about our collection? Please, click here to submit your feedback before December 1.
Looking to reconnect with the history of our area? The Library’s Local History Resource Page is a great place to start!
Located under Research Tools, you will find some great virtual resources to begin your own exploration of the history of Rocky River and the wider Northeast Ohio region. Have questions about using these resources? Contact our Reference Desk and we will be happy to assist.
The Cowan Pottery Museum’s first virtual exhibitions are now live on the library’s website. The Cowan Pottery Museum was one of the nation’s leading potteries during the 1920s and the Cleveland area’s only major pottery. We have an over 1200 piece collection at our library! Visit the virtual exhibits here https://rrpl.org/museum-exhibits/ .
Our Library’s webpage for the Cowan Pottery Museum has been updated! Go to https://rrpl.org/cowan/ to see a gallery of highlights from our collections and stay up to date on all the Museum offers. Right now we are featuring the activities we have planned this month to celebrate 100 years of Cowan in Rocky River.
Make sure to check back this up coming Monday August 17th when the Museum’s first virtual exhibitions go live! These two exhibits feature a selection of historic photos from the Museum’s archives and give viewers the chance to see how these pieces were made and marketed.
The Studio on Lake
Cowan Pottery Studio in Rocky River
The Photos that Sold Cowan Pottery
Stop by and walk the front lawn sidewalk while learning the history of the Cowan Pottery Studio and the Cowan Pottery Museum.
From August 3-17, 2020, patrons are invited to Walk Through History with Our Cowan Pottery Timeline. Important dates in the history of Cowan Pottery Studio and Cowan Pottery Museum will be displayed on individual signs, spanning the past 100 years, on the Library’s front lawn.
Come learn more about our area’s rich artistic history!
During this virtual presentation Leslie Cade, Director of Museum Archives at the Cleveland Museum of Art, will present:
Register and you will be emailed an invitation to join this virtual event. Registration required.