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21 Children’s Books for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is January 28. We have some book suggestions if you’re looking to celebrate or teach your kids about the lunar new year—or Chinese culture, in general! 1. Chinese New Year by Tricia Brown, photographs by Fran Ortiz The … Continue reading

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What you need to know about Medicare

Are you or a loved one on Medicare? Do you need it or want to know more about it? Whether you’ve used Medicare for years or need to sign up, you probably have questions about it. Learn how Medicare works … Continue reading

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Thanking an extraordinary man

On Friday, we dedicated our new Kilbourne Commons. It’s named in honor of Terry Kilbourne who served on our Board of Trustees from 1999 to 2013. Kilbourne served as board president, vice president, secretary and on every possible committee at some time during his two … Continue reading

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Mixing it up at MPL

Kids had a chance to mix it up on Monday, making Ms. Mary’s delicious hot cocoa mix—just perfect for a cold day! Here’s the recipe, in case you want to make a batch with your kids this winter: Ingredients 2 … Continue reading

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More STEAM at Mentor Public Library

We’ve got more STEAM in the tank at Mentor Public Library. Last year, we offered a new program series that reinforced STEAM curriculum. During the series, we  learned about fluorescence by painting, flew enormous paper airplanes, made stop-motion videos, learned basic coding, and experimented … Continue reading

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