Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

Mini Golf around the world (at Mentor Public Library)

Kids could play a round of gold earlier this week at our Main Branch. The played through nine holes, each of which were themed after a different country. For extra fun, kids that named all nine countries won a special surprise … Continue reading

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Winter Blues Book Bingo

Need to shake up your reading during these chilly winter months? Come to the library’s Main Branch and pick up a Book Bingo sheet from the reference desk. From Feb. 1 through March 31, you can earn entries into a prize drawing by … Continue reading

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Learn about Auschwitz survivor Primo Levi at Mentor Public Library

To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Mentor Public Library will host a special talk on Holocaust survivor Primo Levi at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at our Main Branch. In addition to surviving Auschwitz, Levi is renowned as both a chemist and … Continue reading

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Our sock hop with MaryEllen

We welcomed the newest historical American Girl, MaryEllen, with a party—and not just any party. MaryEllen’s a 1950’s girl, so we threw her a sock hop! There were crafts, games, rootbeer floats, and the girls all learned how to do … Continue reading

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The history of Mentor with Tom Matowitz

Thomas Matowitz—author, local historian, and Mentor resident—recently visited our library to talk about his newest history book, Mentor. In his book, Matowitz traces this history of Mentor from a sparsely populated outpost (one of the first in the Western Reserve) to the … Continue reading

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