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12 Great Audiobooks for National Poetry Month

It’s National Poetry Month, which is exciting for the seven percent of people who actually read poetry. For the rest of us, any mention of poetry elicits one of two reactions: (1) a feeling of guilt for not reading more poetry … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe visits the library

Aside from the occasional visit by Mark Twain, it’s difficult to convince dead authors to speak at the library. So we considered it quite a coup when Edgar Allan Poe agreed to talk at Mentor Public Library this Friday. Sure, … Continue reading

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Get to Know Poe during Mentor Reads

There’s still time to join one of our Know Poe book talks. As part of our Know Poe month in July, we’re holding a city-wide book club called Mentor Reads. We’ve compiled some of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous poems and short … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe for children

As we may have mentioned once or twice already, Mentor Library has dedicated the month of July to Edgar Allan Poe. All month, we’ve been hosting Know Poe events: citywide book clubs, free film festivals, scary video contests; and we … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe’s love of cryptography

When you remember Edgar Allan Poe, you tend to think of people getting dismembered, buried or burnt alive. Consequently, a lot of the programs during our Know Poe month this July are aimed toward teens and adults. But we didn’t … Continue reading

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