Tag Archives: Civil War

Veterans’ Stories: From the Civil War to Iraq

First and foremost, thanks to everyone who serves and has served in our military. We cannot not do what we do unless we are first safe, and you are the ones who have kept us safe. Secondly, all of Mentor … Continue reading

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Learn about Major Battles of World War II at Mentor Public Library

World War II didn’t simply change a region or a generation. It changed the entire world in ways that still resonate today. In the same breath, the second world war is passing from living memory. The number of men and women who … Continue reading

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The Civil War at Mentor Public Library

Mentor Public Library has not one but two programs dedicated to the Civil War this week at its Main Branch. At noon on Wednesday (and in honor of Black History Month), you can learn all about Frederick Douglass. Hear how he … Continue reading

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10 interesting facts about Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross

In honor of Women’s History Month, Carol Starre-Kmiecik visited the Mentor Library to talk about the life of Clara Barton, battlefield nurse and founder of the American Red Cross, while in character as Clara. Here are just 10 things we learned … Continue reading

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Join Mentor Reads to Learn about President James A. Garfield

Every day is President’s Day in Mentor, because our city is one of the few that can claim to be a hometown to a president. To celebrate (and also learn about) our president we started a book club, Mentor Reads … Continue reading

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