Monthly Archives: September 2015

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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Why Banned Books Week Matters

From Sept. 27 to Oct. 3, libraries and schools across the country will recognize Banned Books Week. It’s a chance for us to remind you about all the society-changing books that have been banned or challenged. And there’s a good chance … Continue reading

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Learn about your family’s history at Mentor Library

How far back do you know your family’s history? Do you know your great-grandparents? Do you know their great-grandparents? Do you want to? Mentor Public Library is having a special, free genealogy class at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at its Main … Continue reading

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MPL Is Pitching a Pirate Party

This Saturday is that most respected of all holidays, Talk Like a Pirate Day. So Mentor Library is celebrating by throwing not one but two Pirate Parties on Sept. 19. We’ll have a story time followed by a treasure hunt … Continue reading

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Author takes people on tour of Cleveland memories

Gail Ghetia Bellamy has written three books about Cleveland Memories—Cleveland Christmas Memories, Cleveland Summertime Memories and Cleveland Food Memories—but there’s more to her memories than just recalling the past. “While nostalgia books have an element of history, they also encompass popular culture and … Continue reading

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