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MPL Talks: Life after World War II

It’s always momentous when Bob Zonneville comes to Mentor Public Library. Zonneville is a World War II veteran who received a Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts. He—along with local historian Thom Matowitz, who literally wrote the book on Mentor—hosted … Continue reading

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Learn about life after wartime for WWII veterans

We’ve hosted several programs about World War II over the last few years—both its major battles and the conditions that precipitated it. Now, we’ll examine what life was like for veterans when they returned from war during a special program at … Continue reading

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The history of Mentor with Tom Matowitz

Thomas Matowitz—author, local historian, and Mentor resident—recently visited our library to talk about his newest history book, Mentor. In his book, Matowitz traces this history of Mentor from a sparsely populated outpost (one of the first in the Western Reserve) to the … Continue reading

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Learn about the history of Mentor with Author Thomas Matowitz

What do you know about the city of Mentor’s history? Odds are that it’s not as much as Thomas Matowitz. He literally wrote the book on it, after all. Matowitz will talk about his new book, Mentor, and the city’s history at … Continue reading

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