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Meet Claire McMillan, author of ‘The Necklace’

Claire McMillan, author of The Necklace, is coming to Mentor Public Library. McMillan is an Ohio writer by way of Pasadena, CA. Her newest novel, The Necklace, combines old-money intrigue, Gatsby-esque cavorting, and three generations of familial dissension into a champagne cocktail of … Continue reading

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Become a Library Champion

Have you noticed the Library Champion signs popping up in your neighborhood this summer? And when you saw them, did you think, “That’s a snazzy sign. How can I become a Library Champion?” The bad news is that these signs aren’t for grownups. … Continue reading

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Light it up with electric greeting cards

A greeting card is a nice gesture, but how many literally brighten a room? Learn how to give your greetings a little glow by adding an electrical circuit to your card during our final Creation Station program of the summer. The … Continue reading

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Scavenger hunts & building forts

Sometimes, you don’t need to give children instructions. You just give them the tools, and they’ll do something memorable. That’s what happened during our most recent Make-It Monday. We provided some supplies and they built an awesome fort with tunnels, a … Continue reading

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Learn about the historic theaters of downtown Cleveland

Local author and historian Alan Dutka is returning to our library to discuss his newest book, Historic Movie Theaters of Downtown Cleveland. By the early 1920’s, a collection of marvelous movie palaces lined Euclid Avenue, but some only survived two generations. … Continue reading

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