Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

Health District talks about building healthy meals

You’re probably familiar with USDA’s food pyramid. It had grains on bottom, then fruits and veggies, meat and dairy, and finally a little bit of sugar on top. (If you’re a bit older, you remember the four food groups.) The USDA has updated … Continue reading

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Making raised salt paintings at our Headlands Branch

At our Headlands Branch, we thought we’d use salt to make a fun craft and teach a little bit about local history on Friday. After all, a lot of kids (and even some adults) don’t realize that we live right … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to summer reading for another year

It was a great summer. We built hovercrafts, made lava lamps,  learned how to train our dragons, blew up pop bottles, learned how to take fingerprints and were visited by one of the NASA scientists who helped make the Mars Rover. We also got to Know … Continue reading

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Another big summer at Mentor Public Library

Our Summer Reading Program may be over but the fun isn’t done. You can join us for an End of Summer party from 6 to 8 p.m. this Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Read House, which is next door to our … Continue reading

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Fun free-for-all during Family Lego Challenge

Those familiar with our Kids @ Work club know that we love playing with Lego at Mentor Public Library. But it’s usually just kids who get to play, so we thought it would be more fun if the entire family … Continue reading

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