Monthly Archives: April 2018

Learn by playing with our new STEAM kits

Kids can learn by playing with the new STEAM kits at our Main Branch. Experiment with magnetism, electricity and the water cycle with our physics kit. Check out slides with our microscope. Complete circuits; build a motor, telegraph, radio or compass. Design a … Continue reading

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Theodore Roosevelt: Making the Modern American President

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster started his US Presidents of the 20th Century series last week with Theodore Roosevelt. We’ve filmed and shared his talk for those who couldn’t join us that night. Learn how Roosevelt’s morals affected his … Continue reading

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Borrow traffic cones from Mentor Public Library

Is your kid learning how to drive? Firstly, our condolences. Secondly, you can now borrow a set of five traffic cones from us, so your new driver can practice. Here’s the deal: All you need is an adult Mentor Public … Continue reading

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Styling like Lichtenstein

Whaaaam! Studio MPL, our art club for kids, learned about pop artist Roy Lichtenstein this month. They also tried some of his techniques, like drawing inspiration from comics. Every month, the kids in Studio MPL take on a new art project. … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: The Mexican-American War

Consider this a prologue to our Civil War series. David Lintern, a volunteer at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site, discussed the Mexican-American War during a program last week at the library. The Mexican-American War is where most Civil … Continue reading

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