Monthly Archives: July 2015

Tra-La-Laa! Captain Underpants at Mentor Library

Tra-La-Laa! We dedicated our final Marvelous Monday—our summer-long celebration of heroes—to Captain Underpants and his “creators” George Beard and Harold Hutchins. Kids made capes with their own Professor Poopypants-endorsed monikers. (For example, I’m Chim-Chim Banana Brain.) They also used toilet-paper … Continue reading

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Folk duo Simple Gifts performing at MPL’s Read House

Sometimes, the simplest gifts are the sweetest. Linda Littleton and Karen Hirshion—collectively known as Simple Gifts—play 12 instruments between the two of them, everything from pianos and fiddles to hammered dulcimers and tablas. Simple Gifts also create their own arrangements … Continue reading

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BeachFest!

We want to thank everyone who made sand art at our tent or grabbed a book or two from our Pop-Up Library Saturday at BeachFest! We hope you had as much fun as we did. We’ll be having more Pop-Up … Continue reading

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Learn how to save seeds & preserve herbs at Mentor Library

Did your garden grow more greenery than you know what to do with? Learn how to preserve your herbs and save your seeds during a free presentation at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, at Mentor Library’s Main Branch. Karen … Continue reading

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Cowabunga! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at Mentor Library

No need to be shell-shocked. We just dedicated this Marvelous Monday to four adolescent, reptilian, martial-arts enthusiasts. Yes, that’s right. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Kids made their own shells, domino masks and balloon katana at the Read House on Monday … Continue reading

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