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Travel back to 1819 at our Headlands Branch

As part of our bicentennial celebration, kids can travel back to 1819 during a special program at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 29, at our Headlands Branch. Our friends from the Lake County History Center will teach kids about churning butter, … Continue reading

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Library History in Photos: On the Move

As part of our bicentennial, we asked for your historical photos from Mentor Public Library. And, wow, did we get a doozy this week. Local photographer David Gartner snapped some gorgeous photos on the day our original library building moved … Continue reading

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Learn about this history of Painesville railroads

Learn about the history of the railway in Painesville and how a group of dedicated volunteers are working to preserve it during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, at our Main Branch. The first Painesville station … Continue reading

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Help us celebrate our 200th anniversary

We know something about stories. We have tens of thousands lining the shelves of our branches. But now the library wants to know your story. In anticipation of our 200th anniversary in 2019, we are collecting: Historic photos of the library (any … Continue reading

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