Monthly Archives: December 2016

Celebrating the artists we lost

Sometimes, it felt like 2016 was trying to kill all of our heroes. (Somebody better keep Stevie Wonder safe.) No one was immune to this miserable year—authors, actors, athletes, or musicians. But we don’t mourn death, we celebrate life. So … Continue reading

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Wordplay goes where the music takes them

It’s funny how one song can inspire so many different reactions. Wordplay—our writing club for kids—listened to music and used the songs to inspire different scenes during their meeting this month. For example, they listened to a piano playing “Carol of the … Continue reading

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Comics for all at Mentor Public Library

Does your child love comics—reading them, writing or drawing them, discussing them? Then we have the club—clubs, actually—for them. Our new book club for teens has comics, pizza, and the secret to eternal happiness—which, coincidentally, is comics and pizza. Our … Continue reading

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Decrease stress by coloring at Mentor Public Library

Feeling stressed? Bored? Anxious? Add a little color to your life. We can help. Coloring can help decrease stress and worry while increasing focus and concentration—yes, even for adults. So grab some markers and join the fun! Here are three ways … Continue reading

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What Can Your 5 Senses Teach You About Wellness?

As we learn more about wellness—that is being in good physical and mental health—we realize that it’s more than exercise and eating vegetables. It involves the entire body, including the mind. Learn what each of your five senses can contribute to … Continue reading

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