Monthly Archives: November 2018

9 Picture Books for Hanukkah

Hanukkah begins at sunset on Dec. 2. It celebrates Jewish independence from a Seleucid Syrian king and the miracle in which one day’s worth of holy oil burned in the rededicated Temple for eight days. In celebration of the Festival of Lights, … Continue reading

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Study rooms now available at our Main Branch

Our Main Branch now has study rooms available to individuals or small groups who need a quiet place to gather and work. We do have a few rules for the rooms. The big ones are: The rooms are available on … Continue reading

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US Civil War: Cycloramas as Art, Entertainment & Memorial

Cycloramas were the zenith of art and entertainment in their heyday — 50 feet high and surrounding you from all sides. These traveling exhibits required specially constructed buildings and were as immersive as modern virtual reality. Some of the most famous … Continue reading

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Makerspace @ The HUB

  What do you want to make? Earrings? Clothing? Customized drinking glasses? Music videos? Starting Monday, Dec. 3, you can do that and so much more, because you will have access to the state-of-the-art Makerspace @ The HUB in Mentor High School. … Continue reading

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Les Roberts shares his love of John Steinbeck, ‘Gatsby’ & Bill Evans

Les Roberts — the author of more than two dozen novels, including the beloved Milan Jacovich series — has a lot of loves. In this interview, he shares his affection for John Steinbeck (specifically Grapes of Wrath), The Great Gatsby, jazz pianist Bill Evans, … Continue reading

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