Tag Archives: Read House

Read House Building Update

It’s the library’s mission to enrich people’s lives and foster a vibrant and informed community through diverse resources, services, and programs. Last year, we conducted a strategic-planning process that included a community survey. In the survey, the Mentor community told … Continue reading

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Donations Drop-Off Box Moving at Mentor Library

We’ve moved our donation box to beside our Main Branch. The box had previously been outside our Read House property, which is next door to the Main Branch. The move brings the donations closer to where they are stored in the … Continue reading

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Wordplay Writing Club gets wild

Sometimes the best place for a writer to find inspiration is outdoors. That’s where our Wordplay Writing Club went earlier this summer. They visited our Read House yard and wrote in nature journals like John James Audubon, William Thoreau, and … Continue reading

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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 yard. 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 … 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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