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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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Talking about League Park with local authors

For generations, League Park has a nostalgic pull. It was the original home of the Cleveland Indians and the site of their first World Series victory. Over the years, it hosted the minor league Cleveland Bearcats, Cleveland Buckeyes from the … Continue reading

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