Monthly Archives: September 2015

Young artists get the point (as in pointillism) at Studio MPL

Studio MPL—Mentor Public Library’s art club for kids—tried their hand at pointillism and learned about the art style’s founder, George Seurat, on Monday, Sept. 21. Lisa Layton, the children’s library associate in charge of Studio MPL, also explained how computers … Continue reading

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10 Jane Austen Facts for Austen in Autumn

Austen in Autumn has just begun, and we’re already having a lot of fun. Here are some fun facts about Jane Austen, the author who inspired us to host Austen in Autumn. Jane Austen never finished her basic schooling. She and her sister, … Continue reading

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Paws to Read: Kids, Pups & Books

Looking for a way to get your child excited about reading? Give him or her an audience. Paws to Read pairs young readers (between the ages of six and 12 years old) with therapy dogs, who listen to the children … Continue reading

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Join our Jane Austen Book Talks during Austen in Autumn

So you picked up a free copy of Jane Austen’s Persuasion at one of our branches, Little Free Libraries or Pop-Up Library. You read it and loved it—or hated it; you’re entitled to your opinions—and you want to know what to do next. … Continue reading

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Meet Jane Austen during Austen in Autumn at MPL

We’re celebrating Jane Austen all month long with Austen in Autumn, and how can you celebrate Austen without inviting the writer herself to speak? However, Austen’s been difficult to book since dying nearly 200 years ago, so we did the next … Continue reading

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