Monthly Archives: January 2017

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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Mixing it up at MPL

Kids had a chance to mix it up on Monday, making Ms. Mary’s delicious hot cocoa mix—just perfect for a cold day! Here’s the recipe, in case you want to make a batch with your kids this winter: Ingredients 2 … Continue reading

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More STEAM at Mentor Public Library

We’ve got more STEAM in the tank at Mentor Public Library. Last year, we offered a new program series that reinforced STEAM curriculum. During the series, we  learned about fluorescence by painting, flew enormous paper airplanes, made stop-motion videos, learned basic coding, and experimented … 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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Make your own puzzle at the library

Puzzles—be they crossword, sudoku, or jigsaw—are a fun way to exercise your brain. National Puzzle Day is coming up. (Yes, that’s a real thing.) And you can create your own puzzle to celebrate! Make your own craft stick puzzle with us … Continue reading

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