Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

Using ancestry.com at Mentor Library to discover your history

It’s amazing what you can learn about your family history in just 30 minutes with the free Ancestry database at Mentor Library. I found out that my great-grandfather Gaetano “Thomas” Mangione was born on July 7, 1890, in Licata, Sicily. He landed … Continue reading

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Wands, Wizards & Writing this MLK Day at Mentor Library

Schools are closed this Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but we’ll be open with a full carte du jour of programs for teens and kids. If your kids are looking for something fun to do on their day … Continue reading

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Meeting Kaya with the American Girl Book Club

Dolls, books and glitter—it was a good day for our American Girl Book Club. On Wednesday, the girls of our book club met and talked about Meet Kaya, the story of a young girl from the Nez Perce tribe who earns … Continue reading

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Get résumé advice from from the experts

Only 30 percent of people in the United States feel engaged at work. (Sadly, that’s ahead of the global average of 13 percent.) And most of that 70 percent probably still prefer their job to unemployment. What we’re trying to … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Yoga with Awaken Yoga

You don’t need to be able to do a handstand or reach your leg behind your head to try yoga. If you can sit in a chair and breathe, then you can start to derive the benefits of yoga. And … Continue reading

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