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Jazz Appreciation Month at MPL

We realize it’s almost over, but we couldn’t let April pass without acknowledging Jazz Appreciation Month. Jazz, swing, bebop, cakewalk, even the blues that birthed it (along with spirituals and African polyrhythms)—whatever you may call the music—is bigger than one … Continue reading

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Studio MPL kids make their own version of Munch’s ‘Scream’

Studio MPL—Mentor Library’s art club for kids—looked to painter Edvard Munch for inspiration last Monday. Munch is best known for his Expressionist painting, The Scream. Using Much’s painting as a reference point, the kids drew their own emotions or (if they … Continue reading

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Enjoy Free Comic Book Day at Mentor Library

Free Comic Book Day is this Saturday! Kids can come to Mentor Library’s Main Branch and get new, free issues from all the top comics publishers—Marvel, DC, Boom, Bongo, Image and more. (The comics have been donated by our friends … Continue reading

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All smiles and sunshine at the April Showers story time

For as much snow and cold as we received this summer, a little rain isn’t a problem; so we had a special April Showers story time on Monday at our Main Branch. First, we read books with the children: Little … Continue reading

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Party like a princess at Mentor Library’s Princess Tea Party

Every year on the Saturday before Mother’s Day, we throw a tea party for kids at our Main Branch. And each year we try to make it bigger and better than the year before. But how do you top a … Continue reading

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