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Revisit the bad old days of the 1937-1942 Indians with Scott Longert

Author, historian and Cleveland Indians fan Scott Longert is guiding us through the history of his beloved Tribe. He’s written books about: Addie Joss—a contemporary of Cy Young who was such a dominant pitcher that they changed the Hall of Fame’s … Continue reading

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Learn about this history of Painesville railroads

Learn about the history of the railway in Painesville and how a group of dedicated volunteers are working to preserve it during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, at our Main Branch. The first Painesville station … Continue reading

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5 fascinating facts about League Park

Local authors and sports fans Ken Krsolovic and Bryan Fritz visited us earlier this week to talk about League Park – the legendary home of the Cleveland Indians for decades. Here are five fascinating facts that we learned from listening … Continue reading

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5 Facts about the Garfield Family & Mentor Public Library

We’re fortunate to be neighbors with the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. They lead a monthly a Civil War series at our Main Branch and are a wonderful resource to have nearby. Moreover, the Garfield family has a long … Continue reading

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Discover the history of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens

You may already be familiar with the loveliness of Cleveland Cultural Gardens – the more than 30 themed gardens that beautify the drive along Martin Luther King Jr. and East boulevards in Cleveland – but do you know their history? Dr. Martin … Continue reading

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