Tag Archives: We Made History

5 Facts about the Garfield Family & Mentor Public Library

We’re fortunate to be neighbors with the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. They lead a monthly a Civil War series at our Main Branch and are a wonderful resource to have nearby. Moreover, the Garfield family has a long … Continue reading

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Have tea with the First Lady at the library

Families can have tea with Lucretia Garfield and James R. Garfield – the wife and son, respectively, of President James A. Garfield – during a special program at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at our Main Branch. Families will … Continue reading

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Historic first family visiting Mentor Public Library

There have been 44 presidents of the United States. And Mentor can claim the unique distinction of being one of those president’s hometowns, specifically President James A. Garfield. While it would require a séance to summon President Garfield and his … Continue reading

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