Monthly Archives: April 2017

5 notes for using native plants in your gardens & landscaping

Listen, we all love tulips. But you can create problems when you fill your gardens and yards with non-native plants. You: decrease space for native plants. drive out native animal species, especially pollinators like birds, bees, and butterflies. make gardening … Continue reading

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Making cutouts like Henri Matisse

You only need construction paper, scissors, a glue stick, and imagination to make art like Henri Matisse. Matisse became famous as a painter and sculptor in the late 1800s and early 1900s; but, when he contracted abdominal cancer, it hurt … Continue reading

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Thrity Umrigar discusses parenting, turbulence & Bob Dylan

Thrity Umrigar is a delight. She visited our library recently to talk about her newest tale and first children’s book, When I Carried You in my Belly. Then she graciously stayed afterward to answer a few of our questions. We learned: … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: Life after World War II

It’s always momentous when Bob Zonneville comes to Mentor Public Library. Zonneville is a World War II veteran who received a Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts. He—along with local historian Thom Matowitz, who literally wrote the book on Mentor—hosted … Continue reading

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Learn how to use Legal Forms Library

Legal forms can be confusing. Attorneys can be expensive. Consequently, it can be a pricey venture if you need help creating a will, affidavit or some other legal form. Wouldn’t it be great if someone set up a database with … Continue reading

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