Tag Archives: Mentor Public Library

A special thanks to two special volunteers

We can never thank our volunteers enough but that doesn’t excuse us from trying. Very soon, we will be saying goodbye to a pair of wonderful volunteers and good friends, and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank them. … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Halloween

Kids had the day off school on Friday for NEOEA Day, so we held programs to get them in the Halloween spirit at all three of our branches. At our Main Branch, Mr. Zap performed a magic show for more … Continue reading

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Four fun facts about magic, folklore and herbs

Karen Kennedy of the Herb Society of America visited our Main Branch on Wednesday to talk about where folklore, magic and herbalism intersect. Here are four fun facts from her talk: 1. Basil is said to be a protective herb. … Continue reading

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Why James Renner investigates monsters and myths

Author and journalist James Renner spent years collecting stories about the weird and wonderful denizens of this state for his book, It Came from Ohio: True Tales of the Weird, Wild and Unexplained. On Monday, he visited Mentor Public Library and … Continue reading

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Kids meet the animals of Mentor Marsh

The pelts of an opossum, skunk, beaver, raccoon, rabbit, gray fox, and two red foxes—both a summer and thicker winter coat—covered the floor of the Mentor Headlands Library Branch on Saturday afternoon. The kids sat in a semicircle around them and … Continue reading

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