Monthly Archives: February 2014

Beauty Amid Tragedy: The Art of the American Civil War

As a rule, we love the Civil War series that the James A. Garfield National Historic Site leads each month at our Main Branch. Rangers and park volunteers have talked about everything from the Battle of Gettysburg to the role artillery played in the war. But Ranger Mary … Continue reading

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Learn what you need to know to get a job at Lake Health

Applying for a new job can be intimidating. For example, consider Lake Health. It’s one of the biggest employers in the county; and you might be qualified to join them, even if you’re not a doctor. But you might be intimidated … Continue reading

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Learn about computers by breaking one

Deconstruction isn’t just for postmodernists. Sometimes, the best way to learn how something works is to take it apart and put it back together. People can get to know computers and other electronic devices inside and out during Mentor Public Library’s … Continue reading

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Everyone’s a Hero at our Comics Club

Is your kid a Batman fan? Wolverine? A Superman or a Spider-man? A Wonder Woman or a Rogue? Do they watch reruns of Young Justice? Fill sketchpads with drawings of Finn and Jake? Snatch the comics section from the Sunday newspaper? If … Continue reading

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Rachele Alpine, ‘Canary’ writer, offers tips to teen writers

Rachele Alpine—the author of the Young Adult novel, Canary—hosted a writers workshop especially for teens Saturday at our Main Branch. Everyone who came to the workshop also got a free copy of Canary. Alpine’s book tells the story of Kate Franklin, a … Continue reading

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