Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

Getting abstract with Studio MPL

Studio MPL—Mentor Public Library’s art club for kids—got abstract during its meeting this week. First, they learned about the life of Pablo Picasso. (His first word was “pencil!” His full name is 23 words long!) Then they practiced some of his … Continue reading

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12 Great Audiobooks for National Poetry Month

It’s National Poetry Month, which is exciting for the seven percent of people who actually read poetry. For the rest of us, any mention of poetry elicits one of two reactions: (1) a feeling of guilt for not reading more poetry … Continue reading

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Remembering National Library Week at Mentor Public Library

Thank you to everyone who joined us during National Library Week at Mentor Public Library. We had a lot happening—seriously, a lot—so you may have missed something. Here’s a chance to catch up on all author talks, guest speakers, cupcake contests … Continue reading

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Get financial advice during Money Smart Week at Mentor Public Library

Some people, even adults, have no sense of what to do with their dollars. That’s why Mentor Public Library is hosting a series of programs designed to help people make smart financial decisions. It’s called Money Smart Week and it … Continue reading

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Author Virginia Nelson discusses what it takes to make it in publishing

Author Virginia Nelson—the writer of Penthouse Prince, the Odd Stuff series, and dozens of more snarky, slinky romances—had a lot to say when she visited Mentor Public Library during National Library Week. She discussed how a pair of strokes goaded her into … Continue reading

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