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Making Slime & Elephant Toothpaste during Super Science Saturday

It’s easy to make science intimidating. After all, dihydrogen monoxide sounds terrifying until you realize it’s just another way to say water. But it’s not difficult to make science fun too. For example, kids can create their own chemical reactions and … Continue reading

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Free ACT Prep Sessions Available at Mentor Library

Stressed out about the ACTs? Why wouldn’t you be? It’s one of the cruel truths of young adulthood that you spend four years volunteering, participating in student groups and working hard in class, and then a single standardized test taken … Continue reading

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Teens can face off in Hunger Games Water War this Saturday

Water grenades, sponge bombs, squirt guns of varied capacity and velocity—the artillery is ready. Are you? Teens can face off in a Hunger Games Water War this Saturday, Aug. 15, at Mentor Library’s Read House. We’ll supply the weaponry. You can … Continue reading

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Mentor Library lets loose the reptiles for Summer Reading Finale Party

Mentor Public Library celebrated the conclusion of one of its biggest summers ever by inviting pythons, boas, tortoises, skinks and more to a party at its Read House. More than 300 kids and adults met, touched, learned about and even … Continue reading

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American Girl Book Club meets Samantha

Our American Girl Book Club met Samantha on Wednesday! They also decorated paper dolls, made fans and even practiced their posture. Remember our American Girl Book Club? The one where kids make everything from kites to rag dolls to dreamcatchers and talk about classic American Girl books? We meet … Continue reading

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