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Make sense of your cents during Money Smart Week

When it comes to money smarts, if you don’t have sense, you’ll be left without any cents. That’s why we’re hosting a series of programs designed to help people with their taxes, couponing, saving for retirement and, in general, making smart financial … Continue reading

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Fill your book shelves for only $5

The Friends of Mentor Public Library will hold a $5 bag sale at our Read House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 23. That means you can buy as many books as you can fit … Continue reading

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Get the buzz on native Ohio plants and pollinators

About a third of the food we eat depends on pollinators like birds, bees, or butterflies. And those food sources are becoming more precarious, because pollinator populations are plunging worldwide. You can learn about native Ohio plants and pollinators (and what … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: Life after World War II

It’s always momentous when Bob Zonneville comes to Mentor Public Library. Zonneville is a World War II veteran who received a Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts. He—along with local historian Thom Matowitz, who literally wrote the book on Mentor—hosted … Continue reading

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Why we love libraries

It’s National Library Week, and we’ve stocked our schedule with story times, author talks, historical programs and crafts. But this week isn’t just about what you do at the library. It’s about why libraries matter. We—and by we, we mean all libraries, not just … Continue reading

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