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Four fun facts about magic, folklore and herbs

Karen Kennedy of the Herb Society of America visited our Main Branch on Wednesday to talk about where folklore, magic and herbalism intersect. Here are four fun facts from her talk: 1. Basil is said to be a protective herb. … Continue reading

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Why James Renner investigates monsters and myths

Author and journalist James Renner spent years collecting stories about the weird and wonderful denizens of this state for his book, It Came from Ohio: True Tales of the Weird, Wild and Unexplained. On Monday, he visited Mentor Public Library and … Continue reading

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Kids meet the animals of Mentor Marsh

The pelts of an opossum, skunk, beaver, raccoon, rabbit, gray fox, and two red foxes—both a summer and thicker winter coat—covered the floor of the Mentor Headlands Library Branch on Saturday afternoon. The kids sat in a semicircle around them and … Continue reading

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Renew your books up to 10 times at Mentor Library

We know you meant to read that book awhile ago, but life gets busy. Sometimes, two weeks just isn’t long enough. We at Mentor Public Library understand and want you to share as much time as you need with the … Continue reading

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Studio MPL and the art of the good hair day

The summer hiatus is over and Studio MPL is back! Oh, you haven’t heard of Studio MPL? It’s Mentor Library’s art club for kids in first through fifth grade, and it’s six scoops of awesome. They’ve made sun catchers, painted … Continue reading

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