Monthly Archives: July 2018

Wordplay Writing Club gets wild

Sometimes the best place for a writer to find inspiration is outdoors. That’s where our Wordplay Writing Club went earlier this summer. They visited our Read House yard and wrote in nature journals like John James Audubon, William Thoreau, and … Continue reading

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The History of the Medal of Honor

It is our nation’s highest military award, but how much do you know about the Medal of Honor? Todd Arrington, site coordinator at James A. Garfield National Historic Site, guides us through the Medal’s origins and history as part of our Leaders & … Continue reading

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The Shipwrecks of Lake Erie with Mike & Georgann Wachter

Mike and Georgann Wachter – local shipwreck hunters and authors – visited us earlier this month to discuss wrecks they’ve discovered and researched in Lake Erie. For those who weren’t able to make it to their talk, they were kind … Continue reading

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Photographing Rock Stars with Janet Macoska

For more than 40 years, Janet Macoska has photographed rock ‘n’ roll royalty when they rumble through town. She’s probably your favorite rocker’s favorite photographer. David Bowie liked her picture of him so much he hung it in his home. Her … Continue reading

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Learn the languages of the world for free with your library card

Foreign languages don’t have to be Greek to you, as long as you have a Mentor Public Library card. If you want to learn another language but don’t want to spend money on classes, books or software, try the Transparent Language database for … Continue reading

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