Monthly Archives: August 2017

MPL Talks: Civil War to Civil Rights

During the most recent talk in our Civil War series with James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Judge Paul Mitrovich took on the ambitious task of tracking civil rights from slavery to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. During his … Continue reading

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Conviviality at Concord Community Days

Thanks to everyone who visited our Pop-Up Library at Concord Community Days on Saturday. We hope you had as much fun as we did!

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Start Talking: Understanding Opioid Abuse

The news is grim when discussing opioids in Ohio. More than 4,000 people accidentally died from heroin, fentanyl, and their chemical kin last year. That’s a record, and every year our state is setting a new one. In 2015, 3,060 people died … Continue reading

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Fill your book shelves for only $5

The Friends of Mentor Public Library will hold a $5 bag sale at our Read House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26, and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27. That means you can buy as many books as you can fit in … Continue reading

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Get ready for the big eclipse

Sky watchers can learn about solar eclipses during a special program at noon this Saturday, Aug. 19, at our Main Branch. George Trimble of the Eastlake School of Amateur Astronomy will discuss the geometry and lunar theory of the Great … Continue reading

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