Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

James A. Garfield National Historic Site & Mentor Library team for new book club

James A. Garfield National Historic Site is one of Mentor Library’s favorite partners. We already team with them on our Major Battles of the Civil War series. (The next talk, by the way, is on the Battle of Cedar Creek … Continue reading

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Learning through playing at Mentor Library

Once a month, we break out the Lego blocks and invite everyone to play. We call it Kids @ Work. The theme for this month’s Kids @ Work session was Dinosaurs. Kids could use Mentor Library’s Lego and Duplo blocks to … Continue reading

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Author James Renner offers tour of Ohio’s weird and wonderful at Mentor Library

Have you ever heard of the Melon Heads, the hydrocephalic test experiments that supposedly still lurk in Kirtland woods? Or the Loveland Frog, the 4-foot-tall amphibian that’s haunted the banks of the Miami River since the time of the Twightwee … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week & Why It Matters

From Sept. 21 to 27, libraries and schools across the country will recognize Banned Books Week. It’s a chance for us to remind you about all the society-changing books that have been banned or challenged. And there’s a good chance … Continue reading

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7 Questions You Should Ask When Picking a College

It’s College Prep week at Mentor Public Library. On Tuesday, Patricia Saddle of the  College Planning Center presented an overview on all aspects of the college-application process. The last time Saddle spoke at MPL, we highlighted some of the worst reasons to … Continue reading

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