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Learn about Monarch butterflies at our Headlands Branch

The Monarch butterfly is both beautiful and hard traveling. It migrates thousands of miles from Canada to Mexico, passing through our humble neck of the woods each year. Rebecca Donaldson, the naturalist from the Mentor Marsh, will talk about how … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs in Ohio? 5 Facts about Ohio Fossils

Bill Urbanski, a docent from Cleveland Natural Natural History, visited us Monday to talk about some of the fossils found in Ohio. And, while we couldn’t possibly share everything we learned, here are a few fun facts. 1. No dinosaur … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: Civil War to Civil Rights

During the most recent talk in our Civil War series with James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Judge Paul Mitrovich took on the ambitious task of tracking civil rights from slavery to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. During his … Continue reading

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Conviviality at Concord Community Days

Thanks to everyone who visited our Pop-Up Library at Concord Community Days on Saturday. We hope you had as much fun as we did!

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Start Talking: Understanding Opioid Abuse

The news is grim when discussing opioids in Ohio. More than 4,000 people accidentally died from heroin, fentanyl, and their chemical kin last year. That’s a record, and every year our state is setting a new one. In 2015, 3,060 people died … Continue reading

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