Author Archives: MPL Comm Outreach

Create with Fresh Colors, our new art club for teens

Is your teen a doodler? A painter? A sculptor? Is every empty page a canvas? Every empty canvas a challenge? If your young artist is looking for somewhere they can sketch/sculpt/paint/create, they should join Fresh Colors—our new art club for teens. We … Continue reading

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Treat yourself to a blind date with a book

Looking for something new to love? May we suggest a book? From Feb. 1 through Feb. 28, you can check out one of our Blind Date books. And, if you rate them, you could win dinner and a movie for two. … Continue reading

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Author Scott Raab discusses hometown pride and Cleveland sports

Scott Raab, author of You’re Welcome, Cleveland and The Whore of Akron, visited the library to talk about his love for Cleveland and its sports teams. Raab spent decades interviewing celebrities for GQ and Esquire, and he’s mastered both sides of the Q & A. Watch our … Continue reading

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Cracking the case with the Library Detective Agency

Young detectives had fun investigating the case of the missing bookmobile during our Library Detective Agency program last week. The kids scoured the library for clues. They examined footprints, fingerprints and tire tracks. The sleuths even interrogated suspects like the … Continue reading

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Using math and chemistry to make art

Our STEAM kids used math and chemistry to make art earlier this week. (If you don’t know, STEAM is an acronym that stands for Science Technology Engineering Art Math. So using three out of five ain’t bad.) First, our kids … Continue reading

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