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‘Jackie O.’ will be speaking at Mentor Public Library

Library visitors may do a double-take when they see Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis at Mentor Public Library. But it’s actually Carole Starr-Kmiecik in character as the foremost among the First Ladies. She’ll be talking as Jackie O. during a free program on … Continue reading

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Learn about the Fall of Berlin during our WWII series

Mentor Public Library will continue its Battles of World War II series by discussing the Fall of Berlin. During April and May 1945, the Red Army advanced from the east and slowly strangled the Nazi government and city of Berlin to … Continue reading

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Study everything and anything with The Great Courses, Hoopla & your library card

What fascinates you? History? Food? Music? Photography? Whatever you’re interested in, one of the world’s foremost experts is ready to teach you all about it. And the classes are free with The Great Courses, Hoopla, and your Mentor Public Library card. The … Continue reading

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A dozen awesome Nova documentaries you can watch with Hoopla

We’ve talked about Hoopla before. It’s a cool digital service we offer that lets you stream music, TV shows and movies anywhere and at any time for free with your Mentor Public Library card. It also has an awesome collection of NOVA … Continue reading

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The history of Mentor with Tom Matowitz

Thomas Matowitz—author, local historian, and Mentor resident—recently visited our library to talk about his newest history book, Mentor. In his book, Matowitz traces this history of Mentor from a sparsely populated outpost (one of the first in the Western Reserve) to the … Continue reading

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