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American Transcendentalism & Louisa May Alcott

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster discussed American Transcendentalism and its legacy as part of our September celebration of Little Women‘s sesquicentennial. We don’t usually associate Louisa May Alcott with Ralph Waldo Emerson or Henry David Thoreau. However, all three were … Continue reading

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Mentor’s Monster Bake-Off

It’s our yummiest competition ever! Kids (kindergarten through fifth grade) can compete to make the spookiest monster out of cookies during our Monster Bake-Off at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, at our Lake Branch. It’s free to participate. We … Continue reading

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Meet the creatures of the night

Kids can meet the things that go bump in the night at the library. Lake Metroparks will bring some of their furred and feathered friends to a special program about nocturnal animals at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at our … Continue reading

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Do you want to be on the Mentor Public Library Board of Trustees?

The Mentor Board of Education is seeking applicants for a Mentor Library Board of Trustee position. The position is to fill the remaining term due to a resignation, which will end December 31, 2020. The term will begin for the … Continue reading

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Making sense of the senses

Our STEAM Club experimented with their senses recently — learning about their taste, sight, touch, smelling and hearing. They tested what it was like to taste something without saliva, experimented with their depth perception, and used potato chips to learn … Continue reading

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