Monthly Archives: October 2016

Make Hand-Colored Photography with our Time Travelers Club

Long before coloring books got super-popular, painting or drawing over a photograph was the only way to give it color. The process goes by a few different names, including hand-coloring or overpainting, but it’s not all that different your old coloring … Continue reading

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Scary stories with our Teen Writing Club

The authors of our Write On Club don’t need much to frighten you. During their most recent meeting, they had to write scary stories that were only two sentences long. One example: The sound of a baby laughing isn’t usually terrifying. But it … Continue reading

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Join us for National Novel Writing Month

Have an idea for a book but can’t get it on the page? Been writing and rewriting the same chapter for months—even years? Get help from professional authors and your fellow writers during National Novel Writing Month at Mentor Public … Continue reading

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Painting the autumn sky with Studio MPL Jr.

Our young artists from Studio MPL Jr. experimented with painting autumn skies and sunsets on Thursday. They learned how water can blur colors and make their skies look more realistic. They also played a round of Monster Box while their paintings dried, … Continue reading

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Paws to Read at Mentor Public Library

We let the dogs out. In fact, we do it on the third Wednesday of every month. That’s when a pack of adorable therapy dogs converge at our library for Paws to Read. Paws to Read pairs young readers (between … Continue reading

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