Monthly Archives: May 2020

All Booked Up with Cailey & Meg: Historical Fiction for Teens

Our Reference Librarians Cailey and Meg discuss what they’ve been reading lately. This episode, they share four YA historical fiction novels they loved, including: Saving Savannah by Tonya Bolden Someday We Will Fly by Rachel DeWoskin The Vinyl Underground by … Continue reading

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Turning history into her stories with author Susan Petrone

Discover the risks and rewards of turning real-life events and places into fiction with author Susan Petrone during a special online program hosted by Mentor Public Library. Petrone’s talk is free to attend and open to all. It will be … Continue reading

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No Talking in the Library: Shame Movies

Curious what film John hides from his family? Want to know what Nicholas Sparks adaption gets Meredith every time? Our librarians John and Meredith share the movies that they’re ashamed to admit that they love. And, as with so many … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Post-Impressionists with Henri Matisse

Join our Collections Development Manager Barb Hauer as she introduces you to the art of the fauvists and their leader, Henri Matisse. Fauvism absorbed lessons from both post-impressionist painters like Cézanne and Van Gogh and neo-impressionists like Seurat. The fauvists employed … Continue reading

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Learn about Women’s Suffrage, Fashion & Health in the 1920s

We’re revisiting America in the 1920s as part of a series of programs this year. The series kicks off with a focus on women’s suffrage, fashion, and health during an online talk at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10. The program will be … Continue reading

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