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US Civil War: Cycloramas as Art, Entertainment & Memorial

Cycloramas were the zenith of art and entertainment in their heyday — 50 feet high and surrounding you from all sides. These traveling exhibits required specially constructed buildings and were as immersive as modern virtual reality. Some of the most famous … Continue reading

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Get introduced to Alexander Hamilton

What’s his name? Alexander Hamilton has gone from the ten-dollar founding father to a billion-dollar sensation thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton. Our resident historian Dr. John Foster will discuss the life and legacy of Hamilton during a special talk at … Continue reading

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Story time with our firefighter friends

What’s better than story time? Story time with our friends from Mentor Fire Department! They joined us for a special story time last Thursday where kids learned about fire safety and what it’s really like to be a firefighter. Afterward, the kids … Continue reading

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Makerspace @ The HUB

What do you want to make? Earrings? Clothing? Customized drinking glasses? Music videos? Starting Monday, Dec. 3, you can do that and so much more, because you will have access to the state-of-the-art Makerspace @ The HUB in Mentor High School. It … Continue reading

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Wreck the library with Ralph

Kids can get in the game when Wreck-It Ralph wrecks the library at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, at our Main Branch. Children (ages six through 12) can celebrate Disney’s new film Wreck-It Ralph 2 with fun games and activities. … Continue reading

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