Tag Archives: World War II

WWII series continues with focus on Franklin Roosevelt

Our Major Leaders of World War II series will continue this month with a program focusing on Franklin Roosevelt. The talk begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, at our Main Branch. The speaker will be our own John Foster. In addition to … Continue reading

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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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MPL Talks: Nazism in Power

If Dr. John Foster’s talk on the rise of National Socialism in Germany intrigued you, its sequel will fascinate you. Recently, Foster—who, in addition to being a librarian, also has a doctorate degree in history—discussed the Nazi Party in power both … 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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Library continues Holocaust remembrance with program on Nazism in power

Our own Dr. John Foster prepared very diligently for his annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day program where he discussed the history of National Socialism in Germany. In fact, he acquired so much information that we had to split his talk into … Continue reading

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