Tag Archives: James A. Garfield

10 Books, Movies & Documentaries for Presidents’ Day

Of course we love Presidents’ Day at Mentor Public Library. A president lived right down the street from us! (And his son was the architect of our first branch.) And we think one of the best ways we can celebrate … Continue reading

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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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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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Historic first family visiting Mentor Public Library

There have been 44 presidents of the United States. And Mentor can claim the unique distinction of being one of those president’s hometowns, specifically President James A. Garfield. While it would require a séance to summon President Garfield and his … Continue reading

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