Monthly Archives: January 2018

Author Scott Raab discusses hometown pride and Cleveland sports

Scott Raab, author of You’re Welcome, Cleveland and The Whore of Akron, visited the library to talk about his love for Cleveland and its sports teams. Raab spent decades interviewing celebrities for GQ and Esquire, and he’s mastered both sides of the Q & A. Watch our … Continue reading

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Cracking the case with the Library Detective Agency

Young detectives had fun investigating the case of the missing bookmobile during our Library Detective Agency program last week. The kids scoured the library for clues. They examined footprints, fingerprints and tire tracks. The sleuths even interrogated suspects like the … Continue reading

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Using math and chemistry to make art

Our STEAM kids used math and chemistry to make art earlier this week. (If you don’t know, STEAM is an acronym that stands for Science Technology Engineering Art Math. So using three out of five ain’t bad.) First, our kids … Continue reading

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Special story time will mix books and yoga for kids

Kids can stretch their minds and bodies during a fun program that combines story time and yoga. The children will listen to Beatrix Potter’s The Tale of Peter Rabbit and recreate the story using yoga poses. This special story time will … Continue reading

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Borrow Nintendo Switch games from Mentor Public Library

Did your kid get a Nintendo Switch for the holidays? Would you rather not spend hundreds of dollars on games for them? Easy solution: Borrow the games from us. Yes, we loan video games too, including titles for XBox One, … Continue reading

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