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Fun free-for-all during Family Lego Challenge

Those familiar with our Kids @ Work club know that we love playing with Lego at Mentor Public Library. But it’s usually just kids who get to play, so we thought it would be more fun if the entire family … Continue reading

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New Book Club for Teens at Mentor Library

Ariel Johnson, one of the library associates at Mentor Public Library, wishes she read more for fun when she was a teenager. “I didn’t do a ton of leisurely reading when I was in high school, mainly because I was … Continue reading

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Make your own lava lamp

Here’s a fun science experiment that we did Wednesday night at our Headlands Branch that you and your kids can do at home. Step 1: Fill a plastic bottle with one part water, two parts oil and let them settle. … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe visits the library

Aside from the occasional visit by Mark Twain, it’s difficult to convince dead authors to speak at the library. So we considered it quite a coup when Edgar Allan Poe agreed to talk at Mentor Public Library this Friday. Sure, … Continue reading

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Wands & Wishes at Mentor Library

Another fairies story time with more wishes? Why not? After all, you shouldn’t limit how many wishes a kid can make. (Unless you’re a genie. Then three is pretty much the accepted maximum.) On Friday, kids had a special scavenger hunt … Continue reading

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