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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Plush party at the Lake Branch

Kids brought their favorite stuffed animals to a special story time last week at our Lake Branch. First, we all read bedtime stories and had a snack together. Then, the children left and the stuffed animal had a plush slumber party at the library! … Continue reading

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Little birthday party on the prairie

We’re celebrating Laura Ingalls Wilder’s 150th birthday this year. Her books have lined children’s shelves for 80 years and that deserves a party. So we’re throwing her a prairie party with crafts, games and snacks at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. … Continue reading

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Shaking your sillies out at our Preschool Dance Party

The cold weather couldn’t cool us down during our Preschool Dance Party on Monday. We had lots of fun with dance-along videos, freeze dances, and even made it snow using the parachute. At the end of the program the kids … 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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