Monthly Archives: July 2014

Splish Splash Water Science

This year we’ve dedicated our Summer Reading Program to science, so we had some fun with the science of water last week. Kids tested the surface tension of water by seeing how many droplets they could fit on a coin, … Continue reading

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Get to Know Poe during Mentor Reads

There’s still time to join one of our Know Poe book talks. As part of our Know Poe month in July, we’re holding a city-wide book club called Mentor Reads. We’ve compiled some of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous poems and short … Continue reading

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Egg-celent Experiment during Mad Science Monday

We’ve experimented with squirt guns, bubbles and the five senses during Mad Science Monday this summer. And, this week, things got a little messy. Kids tested the strength of eggs by walking across them. Then they compared different packing materials—from Styrofoam to paper towel tubes—to … Continue reading

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Having Fun at the Lake and Headlands Branches

We have a lot of fun over at our Main Branch on Mentor Avenue with our dragon training and Mad Science Mondays, but you’ll miss a whole lot if you never venture to our Headlands and Mentor-on-the-Lake Branches. Just last … Continue reading

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Forensic Fun at Mentor Library

CSI stood for Children’s Science Investigation during our Forensic Fun program. As we’ve mentioned before, this year we’re dedicating our Summer Reading Program to science. Last Friday, we focused on the science that helps law enforcement solve cases. Kids analyzed … Continue reading

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