Monthly Archives: January 2015

MPL Talks: The Origins of the Final Solution

We host a lot of programs at Mentor Public Library and it’s hard to catch them all. And sometimes you miss one you really wanted to see. That’s why we’ve started MPL Talks, where we post full programs online for … Continue reading

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Mentor Library providing tax instruction booklets for checkout this year

This year, the federal government is not providing 1040, 1040 A or 1040 EZ tax instruction booklets to libraries, as they have in previous years. Consequently, it may be more difficult for some people to find these booklets during this … Continue reading

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Local author talks about his grandfather, a Cleveland Mafia street boss

Though it seems like a bygone era, we are not far removed from the heyday of the Cleveland Mafia. Less than a century ago, the Porrello and Lonardo families fought for bootleg liquor profits during the Corn Sugar War; and … Continue reading

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We’re all a little mad at the Wonderland Tea Party

Want to visit Wonderland? That’s impossible, you say. Wonderland is a nonsense place. Nonsense? Impossible? Why we do six impossible things before breakfast over at the Mentor Headlands Library. And a trip to Wonderland—that’s as easy as opening as book. … Continue reading

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Paws to Read: The Difference a Dog Makes

Taylor didn’t like reading in front of people. She could read the words as well as any kindergartener, but it made her nervous when someone listened, her mother Donna explained. Then Donna found the least judgmental audience in the world … Continue reading

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