Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

Learn how to care for orchids from a master gardener

Orchids are lovely, colorful and—to the novice gardener—intimidating. However, flora fans might be surprised to learn how hardy orchids can be. And they’ll re-bloom regularly if they receive the proper water, light, temperature, humidity and fertilizer. Lake County Master Gardener Susan … Continue reading

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Travel to Cleveland in the Fab 50s

Hop in your time machine and travel back to Cleveland in the 1950’s during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 5, at our Main Branch. Re-examine the decade when the Indians, Browns and Barons all played in championships, … Continue reading

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25 Masterpiece Classical Albums on Freegal

Want to listen to some of the best country music ever recorded without having to spend money on iTunes, Spotify or Tidal? Some of the greatest classical music ever recorded is available on Freegal, which is free to use if you have … Continue reading

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Painting our ‘American Gothic’ sketches

Studio MPL, our art club for kids, continued its project from last month—coloring their parodies of Grant Woods’ American Gothic. In January, the kids sketched their own versions of American Gothic, substituting in animals, minions, superheroes and more for the famous farmers. … Continue reading

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Terry Pluto discusses sports, faith & his favorite interview

Sportswriting legend Terry Pluto visited us last Tuesday, and he had a lot to say on a range of topics. He discussed: why baseball is his favorite sport to write about the last time he interviewed LeBron James one on … Continue reading

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