Tag Archives: Lake Metroparks

Meet the creatures of the night at Mentor Public Library

Kids can meet the things that go bump in the night at the library. Lake Metroparks will bring some of their furred and feathered friends to a special program about nocturnal animals at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at our … Continue reading

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Help Monarch butterflies by saving milkweed pods

The Monarch butterfly is in trouble. Each year, fewer of the species survive its storied migration from our neighborhood to their winter home in southern California and Mexico. Experts are concerned that, if the trend isn’t reversed, the species may become … Continue reading

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Get an expert introduction to birdwatching

You can learn all about birdwatching, including the best local spots to find birds, during an upcoming program at Mentor Public Library. Andy Avram from Lake Metroparks will teach an introduction to birdwatching at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, at … Continue reading

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Our newest Little Free Library location

Our Little Free Libraries are back for the summer, and we’ve recently added a new location. Now bikers, hikers, fishers, and families can find their new favorite book at Veterans Park in Mentor. (By the way, thanks to Lake Metroparks … Continue reading

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Bringing the barnyard to the library

There’s no better way to learn about farm animals than to see them up close. Fortunately, Mentor Public Library is a short drive from a farm that doesn’t mind taking some of its animals on the road—Lake Metroparks Farmpark, to be … Continue reading

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