Monthly Archives: March 2016

Get Healthy: Tips on mindfulness and meditation

You don’t need to lift yourself into crow pose to meditate. You can meditate almost anywhere and be mindful while doing anything. And you should! Meditation can boost your immune system, decrease depression and anxiety, help you feel more peaceful … Continue reading

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Release the Hounds: Paws to Read at Mentor Public Library

We let the dogs out. In fact, we do it on the third Wednesday of every month. That’s when a pack of adorable therapy dogs converge at our library for Paws to Read. Paws to Read pairs young readers (between … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day: Irish writers on Ireland and its people

For St. Patrick’s Day, we offer 20 of the best and best-known Irish writers as they write about Ireland and its people. We also have a few literary toasts to offer, so you don’t get sick of saying Erin go bragh. … Continue reading

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MPL’s Wordplay Club is a fun way for young writers to hone their skills

The young authors in Wordplay—our writing club for kids—never quite know what they’re getting into when they get together. For example, some months, they write stories using random objects they pick out of a bag. Other times, they team up … Continue reading

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Alan Dutka introduces you to Cleveland’s Millionaires’ Row

Author Alan Dutka recently gave us a tour of Cleveland’s most famous and glamorous avenue, Millionaires’ Row; but he specifically took us through its unsavory underbelly. Dutka talked about wealthy industrialists, their million-dollar divorces, what they did when the money disappeared, and one … Continue reading

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