Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

The best films and documentaries for commemorating Veterans Day

First and foremost, thank you to our veterans from all branches of the military. We cannot not do what we do unless we are first safe, and you are the ones who have kept us safe. Secondly, all of Mentor … Continue reading

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Help your heart by skipping the salt

The Lake County General Health District visited us last week and suggested ways in which people can prevent or control high blood pressure. One of their tips was to eat less salt. While we need salt to live, most people eat … Continue reading

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A literary mixtape for Ohio

It began as a conversation with Belfast Central Library. I mentioned a few of my favorite Irish authors and artists, and my counterpart in Belfast admitted to being less familiar with Ohio writers. But this begs the question: If I … Continue reading

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Meeting the girls of our American Girl Book Club

There aren’t a lot of book clubs out there for elementary school-aged girls. But considering how popular our American Girl Book Club is, maybe there should be more. Since we started the book club last year, anywhere between a dozen … Continue reading

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10 tips to keep you safe when shopping online

Online shopping can be convenient and thrifty. It can also be dangerous. You don’t want strangers using your money to buy their holiday gifts, so keep yourself safe by following a few helpful tips from MPL Librarian Mary Pelton. Make … Continue reading

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