Tag Archives: Read House

Celebrating a stupendous summer with a prehistoric guest

We celebrated the conclusion of our biggest Summer Reading program ever by inviting a dinosaur to the Read House. About 300 kids and adults came to our Summer Reading Finale Party and met, touched, and learned about Roxie the Dinosaur—a not-quite living and … Continue reading

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Around the World in 80 Minutes

Kids globe-hopped through 15 different countries last week in our Read House backyard. They made Guatemalan worry dolls, candy sushi, maracas, and decorated their own Yoruba masks. They also snacked on hummus from Lebanon, pretzels from Germany, and sweet tea … Continue reading

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Friendship to the max!

Tweens made s’mores, friendship bracelets and terrible puns during the Outdoor Summer Camp Adventure at our Read House earlier this month. The kids mastered skills and earned badges in everything from astronomy to puns. They also played fun games, including a … Continue reading

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Restock your book shelves for just $5

The Friends of Mentor Public Library will hold a $5 bag sale at Mentor Library’s Read House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5. That means you can buy as many books as you can fit in … Continue reading

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Former Read House resident returns as library volunteer

William “Doug” Reed walked through the rooms of the house where he lived for 55 years. On Sundays, he would play records here—big band music—before going to Mentor Methodist Church across the street, he reminisced. Mentor Public Library purchased the … Continue reading

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