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Stellar shows coming to City of Mentor’s amphitheater

Kids can blast off when the Bright Star Touring Theatre company lands in Mentor this summer. Bright Star is a theater company that brings fun and educational shows to your community. They’re performing a pair of free shows on Saturday … Continue reading

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Making Stomp Rockets

Teens made and launched stomp rockets on our Main Branch lawn, using plastic bottles, PVC pipe, and air pressure. And, as you can see, they got some remarkable height. This year, our Summer Reading theme is “A Universe of Stories,” … Continue reading

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Making your own 3D glasses

Kids made their own 3D glasses during a STEM program last week at our library. They then used their new specs to check out photos from NASA’s Mars Rover. It’s not too complicated to make your own 3D glasses. You … Continue reading

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NASA engineer to discuss Orion spacecraft at Mentor Library

We’re hosting a program that will put stars in your eyes. For one special evening, Aimee Bogner – an electrical engineer at the NASA Glenn Research Center – will introduce everyone to Orion, NASA’s newest spacecraft, during a program at … Continue reading

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Experiments on the International Space Station: Fire & Fluids in Space

Ever wonder what fire looks like in zero gravity? You can find out during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 10, at our Main Branch. Our speaker, Kevin Magee, is a mechanical engineer who designs experiments to … Continue reading

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