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Art for Adults at Mentor Library

If you’re older than 13, you may wonder why it’s the kids who always seem to be getting crafty. It’s the children who get to make cornucopias or build lava lamps or splatter paint everywhere. But there are plenty of chances for … Continue reading

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Making cornucopias with Studio MPL

On Monday, Studio MPL—our art club for kids in first through fifth grade—made cornucopias of self-expression. They made collages from magazines to show what they were thankful for this year. This continues their theme of self-expression. Last month, they used … Continue reading

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A literary mixtape for Ohio

It began as a conversation with Belfast Central Library. I mentioned a few of my favorite Irish authors and artists, and my counterpart in Belfast admitted to being less familiar with Ohio writers. But this begs the question: If I … Continue reading

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Meeting the girls of our American Girl Book Club

There aren’t a lot of book clubs out there for elementary school-aged girls. But considering how popular our American Girl Book Club is, maybe there should be more. Since we started the book club last year, anywhere between a dozen … Continue reading

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10 tips to keep you safe when shopping online

Online shopping can be convenient and thrifty. It can also be dangerous. You don’t want strangers using your money to buy their holiday gifts, so keep yourself safe by following a few helpful tips from MPL Librarian Mary Pelton. Make … Continue reading

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