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The mystery of the Gibson Girl, millionaire murderer & the Trial of the Century

Discover a true story filled with beauty, money and murder—more bizarre than most fiction—during a special program at Mentor Public Library. The cast includes: Evelyn Nesbit: model, actress, and international superstar before she turned 18 Stanford White: celebrated architect, socialite … Continue reading

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Travel to Cleveland in the Fab 50s

Hop in your time machine and travel back to Cleveland in the 1950’s during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 5, at our Main Branch. Re-examine the decade when the Indians, Browns and Barons all played in championships, … Continue reading

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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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