Tag Archives: James A. Garfield National Historic Site

Join Mentor Reads to Learn about President James A. Garfield

Every day is President’s Day in Mentor, because our city is one of the few that can claim to be a hometown to a president. To celebrate (and also learn about) our president we started a book club, Mentor Reads … Continue reading

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10 Favorite Places to Read Outdoors

I love autumn. Summer can get too hot; winter, too cold; and everything makes me sneeze in the spring. But autumn’s just about perfect. And one of my favorite things to do in the fall is read outside. I grab … Continue reading

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James A. Garfield National Historic Site & Mentor Library team for new book club

James A. Garfield National Historic Site is one of Mentor Library’s favorite partners. We already team with them on our Major Battles of the Civil War series. (The next talk, by the way, is on the Battle of Cedar Creek … Continue reading

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Music from the Civil War at Mentor Library

The Celtic Union Band performed classic songs from the Civil War yesterday at our Main Branch. If you couldn’t make it, here’s a short video to give you a taste of what you missed. For more of the Celtic Union … Continue reading

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The Civil War at Mentor Public Library

While I hate to use the word “fun” to describe any war, there’s a lot that’s fascinating, interesting and, yes, even fun to learn about the American Civil War. For the last two years, the  James A. Garfield National Historic … Continue reading

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