Monthly Archives: May 2014

Fan Favorite Friday: The winsome Kate Winslet

You probably don’t even realize how good Kate Winslet is. When I say her name, what do you think of? Titanic, of course. Maybe Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Perhaps, Revolutionary Road. Is that about it? Did you know that she’s … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: A+ B-Movies

It’s a contradiction of terms to talk about great B-movies. If they were that great, they wouldn’t be B-movies. They’d just be movies. But some of the schlocky, silly, underbudgeted films featuring 50-foot cavewomen, voracious blobs, radioactive monsters, and dinosaurs … Continue reading

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Kids get their hands dirty while making a garden

Kids learned about gardens, composting and even planted flowers last week at Mentor Public Library. It was dirty work, but it sure was fun. First the children learned about what they could and couldn’t put in a compost pile by … Continue reading

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NASA Scientist, Award-Winning Author Coming to Mentor Library

This year’s summer reading program is dedicated to science and, of course, reading. So who better to kickoff the summer than a NASA scientist and award-winning author? Geoffrey Landis works at the John Glenn Research Center in Brook Park. He’s a … Continue reading

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Making Sun Catchers with Studio MPL

In April, the kids from Studio MPL painted sunsets. Last week they made sun catchers. I think they’re working on some sort of solar motif. If you haven’t heard of Studio MPL, it’s Mentor Library’s art club for kids in first … Continue reading

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