Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

Making Slime at Halloween Time

As you’ve probably noticed. We love Halloween at Mentor Public Library. No, seriously, we really, really love Halloween. So we’re starting the party early. On Tuesday, we made slime, played spooky games and crafted a ghost that kids could use … Continue reading

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Do you want to be on the Mentor Library Board of Trustees?

The Mentor Board of Education is seeking applicants for a vacancy on the Mentor Library Board of Trustees due to a retirement. Library board trustees are appointed to terms for seven years, with this particular term scheduled to begin Jan. … Continue reading

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A special thanks to two special volunteers

We can never thank our volunteers enough but that doesn’t excuse us from trying. Very soon, we will be saying goodbye to a pair of wonderful volunteers and good friends, and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank them. … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Halloween

Kids had the day off school on Friday for NEOEA Day, so we held programs to get them in the Halloween spirit at all three of our branches. At our Main Branch, Mr. Zap performed a magic show for more … Continue reading

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Four fun facts about magic, folklore and herbs

Karen Kennedy of the Herb Society of America visited our Main Branch on Wednesday to talk about where folklore, magic and herbalism intersect. Here are four fun facts from her talk: 1. Basil is said to be a protective herb. … Continue reading

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