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Book donation honors Dr. Glenda Kunar

Mary Louise Ruehr Published: November 14, 2012 4:03 AM
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It has been a tradition of the Thursday Literary Club to purchase a book in honor of a deceased member.

Since the club was founded in 1924, the custom of the club has been to purchase a book for the local library that reflects the member's interests, job or hobby.

The late Dr. Glenda Kunar was a professor at Youngstown State University, so the club chose books about schools, literature and children.

The chosen books are "Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homeless to Hope" by Kevin Ryan; "Charles Dickens and the Great Theater of the World"; and "Saving the Schools," a true story of a principal, a teacher, a coach, and children in a year in the crosshairs of education reform.

All of the chosen books are now available at Reed Memorial Library in Ravenna.


From left, Jeanette Jones of the Thursday Literary Club presents Cass Owens, head librarian at Reed Memorial Library in Ravenna, with a special book donation as Paul Kunar, husband of the late Dr. Glenda Kunar, looks on.

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