Tag Archives: Lake Metroparks

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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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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