Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

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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Young writers practice their poetry at Wordplay Club

Do your children love to write? If so, our Wordplay Club at Mentor Public Library is perfect for them Each meeting, the young writers find a different way to spark their creativity. This month, they used magnetic words, drawing, and picture prompts … Continue reading

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Tiny dancers at Mentor Public Library

Pink-and-chiffon-wearing balletomanes—that is, ballet enthusiasts—filled our Main Branch on Tuesday. They were there to celebrate dance and learn about ballet with help from the Fine Arts Association. Jessica Stanich, a teacher from FAA, used the book Angelina Ballerina to teach the … Continue reading

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5 Facts about Prehistoric Ohio

Bill Urbanski, a docent from Cleveland Natural Natural History, visited us Monday to talk about Ohio’s prehistoric people. And, while we couldn’t possibly share everything we learned, here are a few fun facts. 1. First off, we should probably clarify … Continue reading

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American Girl Book Club meets Josefina

Our American Girl Book Club completed a trio of crafts during their latest meeting when they met Josefina. They decorated maracas, strung God’s-eyes, and made their own guacamole from scratch. On the first Wednesday of each month, our club gets … Continue reading

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