Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

Volunteers Give Children’s Area a Makeover

Sue Manning smiled as she looked at the fresh layer of robin’s-egg blue paint in the Children’s Section of the Mentor Public Library. “I love it,” she said. “My granddaughter is four. I can’t wait to bring her up here … Continue reading

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Reading to the pups

We’ve written about Paws to Read before. We’ll write about it again. After all, we at Mentor Public Library love almost any program that gets children reading—not just reading, but loving it! And few things get kids more excited about reading—or … Continue reading

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Fun at Flash Libraries

Have you seen one of our Flash Libraries yet? We’ve popped up everywhere from Civic Center Park to Atlas Cinemas to Mentor Schools this summer. We also had a Flash Library during Concord Community Days last Saturday. Kids made a … Continue reading

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Making Rockets at the Headlands Branch

On Wednesday, we used water, Alka-Seltzer tablets and old film canisters to make some backyard-safe rockets at our Headlands Branch. This is a fun and simple craft you and your kid can do if you have any Alka-Seltzer tablets left … Continue reading

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Mentor Public Library starts writing club for kids

Mentor Public Library has a book club for children who love to read, a comics club for fans of sequential art and Studio MPL for kids who love every other kind of art. But, until recently, it didn’t have a … Continue reading

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