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Rock the Bears!

You may have noticed this star-spangled sculpture standing outside of our Main Branch. Her name is Ursa Major and she’s part of a citywide public-art display called Mentor Rocks the Bears! You can find Ursa Major and nine other bears (designed … Continue reading

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The Untold Stories of Mentor, Ohio, with Thomas Matowitz

Thomas Matowitz, the author and local historian who literally wrote the book one Mentor, Ohio, returned to the library to share some of his best stories. Matowitz is the perfect person to discuss prominent Mentor families like the Garfields, landmarks like … Continue reading

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Stellar shows coming to City of Mentor’s amphitheater

Kids can blast off when the Bright Star Touring Theatre company lands in Mentor this summer. Bright Star is a theater company that brings fun and educational shows to your community. They’re performing a pair of free shows on Saturday … Continue reading

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Hear the untold stories of Mentor

As part of our 200th anniversary, we’re exploring Mentor’s history. And nobody knows more about the city of Mentor than historian Thomas Matowitz. He literally wrote the book on it. Matowitz is the perfect person to discuss prominent Mentor families … Continue reading

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Travel back to 1819 at our Headlands Branch

As part of our bicentennial celebration, kids can travel back to 1819 during a special program at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 29, at our Headlands Branch. Our friends from the Lake County History Center will teach kids about churning butter, … Continue reading

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