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Saying goodbye to summer reading for another year

It was a great summer. We built hovercrafts, made lava lamps,  learned how to train our dragons, blew up pop bottles, learned how to take fingerprints and were visited by one of the NASA scientists who helped make the Mars Rover. We also got to Know … Continue reading

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Another big summer at Mentor Public Library

Our Summer Reading Program may be over but the fun isn’t done. You can join us for an End of Summer party from 6 to 8 p.m. this Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Read House, which is next door to our … Continue reading

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Make your own lava lamp

Here’s a fun science experiment that we did Wednesday night at our Headlands Branch that you and your kids can do at home. Step 1: Fill a plastic bottle with one part water, two parts oil and let them settle. … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe visits the library

Aside from the occasional visit by Mark Twain, it’s difficult to convince dead authors to speak at the library. So we considered it quite a coup when Edgar Allan Poe agreed to talk at Mentor Public Library this Friday. Sure, … Continue reading

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Wands & Wishes at Mentor Library

Another fairies story time with more wishes? Why not? After all, you shouldn’t limit how many wishes a kid can make. (Unless you’re a genie. Then three is pretty much the accepted maximum.) On Friday, kids had a special scavenger hunt … Continue reading

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