Monthly Archives: January 2017

Lynn Hawkins retires after 13 years of leadership at MPL

Lynn Hawkins will retire as Mentor Public Library’s executive director on Jan. 31. To give a sense of how much Mentor Public Library has grown under her leadership, when she was hired in 2004, the library didn’t even have wireless … Continue reading

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5 wondrous facts about Wonderland

Today is Charles Lutwidge Dodgson’s birthday, which is the opposite of an un-birthday. Never heard of Dodgson? You might know him better as Lewis Carroll, the writer of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There. To … Continue reading

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25 Best Hip-Hop Albums on Freegal

Want to listen to some of the best hip-hop music ever recorded without spending money on iTunes, Spotify, Tidal or—you know—CDs? Try Freegal. It lets you download DRM-free mp3s of your favorite songs. Moreover, once you download a song, you can keep the … Continue reading

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Thanking an extraordinary man

On Friday, we dedicated our new Kilbourne Commons. It’s named in honor of Terry Kilbourne who served on our Board of Trustees from 1999 to 2013. Kilbourne served as board president, vice president, secretary and on every possible committee at some time during his two … Continue reading

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5 fun facts about Winnie-the-Pooh

Today would be A. A. Milne’s 135th birthday. And, if you’re unfamiliar with Milne’s name, you certainly know his stories. He is the creator of Winnie-the-Pooh, Tigger, Rabbit, and the other denizens of Hundred Acre Wood (except for Gopher—Disney animators … Continue reading

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