Monthly Archives: April 2014

Kids, hit us with your best (snap)shot

The Mentor Public Library is holding a photography contest for kids from May 1 through 15; so, if you’re handy with a camera (or phone,) hit us with your best shot! Kids up to the age of 12 can compete … Continue reading

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Learning how to use that new eReader

Did you get an eReader recently but have no idea to use it? Is your tablet pretty much a pricey paperweight? That’s OK. We can help you turn your digital doodad into a repository for the books, magazines and even … Continue reading

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Painting Sunsets with Studio MPL

There’s something about a sunset. Just ask Tomie DePaola, Frederic Edwin Church or pretty much any other artist. Studio MPL, our art club for kids in first through fifth grade, painted sunsets last week. Lisa Layton, who’s in charge of Studio MPL, … Continue reading

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Fan Favorite Fridays: Tom Hanks in 10 Points

How do you summarize the career of Tom Hanks in a list of 10 points? If you only named movies for which he’s been nominated Best Actor by the Academy, that would already consume half the list; and that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Once Upon a Time in a Western

The western, as a genre, seems to have fallen out of vogue. Not even high-powered combination of Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski could make the recent Lone Ranger film a sure thing. (That having been said, if you want an awesome … Continue reading

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