Tag Archives: 200th anniversary

From covered wagons to rocket ships

Earlier this month at our Headlands Branch, we celebrated the breadth of our 200 years of  history with a rocket-ship craft and covered-wagon craft. The best part? The covered wagon was edible. We’re not finished celebrating our bicentennial either.  To celebrate … Continue reading

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Discover history through games

As part of our 200th anniversary, we’re hosting a pair of programs where kids can learn about history through games. First, children can play the Township Game at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at our Main Branch. Kids in … Continue reading

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Read away your fines this September at Mentor Public Library

To celebrate our 200th anniversary, you can read away the fines on your Mentor Public Library card on Saturdays this September. Every Saturday this upcoming month, you can read at one of our branches. One dollar of your fines will be … Continue reading

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What were Mentor Public Library Patrons reading 200 years ago?

Celebrate our bicentennial by seeing what was on our shelves 200 years ago. Now we have more than 160,000 books on our shelves, and that’s just a fraction of the millions of items you can get with a MPL card … Continue reading

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An anniversary gift from a pair of talented friends

You may have noticed the gorgeous new quilt hanging in our Main Branch. Story Hour was a gift to Mentor Public Library for our 200th anniversary. Sharon Kovach designed it and did the artwork. Diane Wantz (our Trustee Board President) quilted and … Continue reading

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