Monthly Archives: November 2017

Jill Grunenwald talks body image, anxiety & the book she wishes she had written

Jill Grunenwald, author of Running with a Police Escort: Tales from the Back of the Pack, visited us during National Novel Writing Month. While here, she offered her insights on a mélange of topics, including: the difficulty of honestly discussing weight, … Continue reading

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Freegal Navidad

Thanksgiving is over. Nobody can give you a dirty look for playing Christmas music now. And that’s great news, because there is a lot of awesome (and free) Christmas music waiting for you on Freegal. Freegal is one of the MPL’s digital … Continue reading

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It’s a Thanksgiving celebration, Charlie Brown

Where’s the turkey, Chuck? We may not have had any poultry at our Charlie Brown Thanksgiving party, but we had enough popcorn and ice cream to make Chef Charlie Brown proud. We screened the classic A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on … Continue reading

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Holiday origami at Mentor Public Library

Want to learn the basics of origami and make ornaments for your Christmas tree with nothing more than paper? Come to the library! Jenn Cline from the Ohio Paper Folders will present a hands-on workshop teaching the basics of origami in … Continue reading

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5 writing tips from Paula McLain

Bestselling author and spectacular human Paula McLain visited us for National Novel Writing Month. She discussed finding inspiration for her bestsellers, The Paris Wife and Circling the Sun, in Hadley Richardson and Beryl Markham, respectively. She also mentioned how a dream about Martha … Continue reading

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