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Edgar Allan Poe visits the library

Aside from the occasional visit by Mark Twain, it’s difficult to convince dead authors to speak at the library. So we considered it quite a coup when Edgar Allan Poe agreed to talk at Mentor Public Library this Friday. Sure, … Continue reading

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Wands & Wishes at Mentor Library

Another fairies story time with more wishes? Why not? After all, you shouldn’t limit how many wishes a kid can make. (Unless you’re a genie. Then three is pretty much the accepted maximum.) On Friday, kids had a special scavenger hunt … Continue reading

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Splish Splash Water Science

This year we’ve dedicated our Summer Reading Program to science, so we had some fun with the science of water last week. Kids tested the surface tension of water by seeing how many droplets they could fit on a coin, … Continue reading

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Egg-celent Experiment during Mad Science Monday

We’ve experimented with squirt guns, bubbles and the five senses during Mad Science Monday this summer. And, this week, things got a little messy. Kids tested the strength of eggs by walking across them. Then they compared different packing materials—from Styrofoam to paper towel tubes—to … Continue reading

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Forensic Fun at Mentor Library

CSI stood for Children’s Science Investigation during our Forensic Fun program. As we’ve mentioned before, this year we’re dedicating our Summer Reading Program to science. Last Friday, we focused on the science that helps law enforcement solve cases. Kids analyzed … Continue reading

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