Monthly Archives: June 2017

Author Dan Chaon talks Ray Bradbury, Modest Mouse & writing from outside the fishbowl

When he was 13, Dan Chaon—the author of bestseller Ill Will and National Book Award finalist Among the Missing—corresponded with Ray Bradbury. (Yes, that Ray Bradbury.) When Chaon visited in May, he shared with us two pieces of writing advice that … Continue reading

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Make-It Monday: Flubber Fun

It’s Make-It Monday. What will you make of yourself today? We’re building with sand at 1 p.m. today at our Read House. Join the fun! No registration necessary. If you’re looking for a craft that your family can do at home, … Continue reading

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Team building (and playing) at the library

Each Make-It Monday, we offer games and crafts that involve a different aspect of building. (As you may recall, our Summer Reading theme is Build a Better World.) This week, our theme was Team Building, so we offered activities where … Continue reading

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Enjoy our magical Harry Potter party

School may be out, but kids can spend the day at Hogwarts at Mentor Public Library. We’re revisiting Harry Potter’s first year of school to celebrate the 20th anniversary of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone. (Yes, it’s been two … Continue reading

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Technology in the Library

Holly Klingler, the Tech Crusader for Northeast Ohio Regional Library Services, and her Tech Lab visited our Lake Branch earlier this summer. Kids and teens could take intergalactic field trips using virtual reality, sculpt with 3D pens, program robots, and … Continue reading

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