Monthly Archives: May 2021

Explore the History of Victory Gardens with The Food Historian

We’re hosting a program that will fascinate both gardening and history enthusiasts! Food Historian Sarah Wassberg Johnson will explore the use of Victory Gardens in World War II, including how the idea was publicized. The talk is free to enjoy … Continue reading

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Make Waves at our Mermaid Mania

Kids (ages six to 12) can celebrate all things mermaid during Mermaid Mania at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 12. We’re throwing this seaside soiree on the lawn of our Mentor-on-the-Lake Branch. Kids will make mermaid crowns, ornaments and tails. … Continue reading

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All Booked Up with Cailey & Meg: Graphic Novels for People Who Don’t Read Graphic Novels

Cailey and Meg love graphic novels. It’s their jam and they think it could be your jam too! So this week they’re recommending graphic novels for people who don’t typically read them, including: The Great Gatsby adapted by Fred Fordham … Continue reading

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Explore the Urban Legends of Ohio

Ohio is stuffed with frightening folktales and chilling legends. Have you heard of Cry Baby Bridge? Helltown? The Melon Heads that were rumored to live in Kirtland? Our own Ms. Mollie introduces you to the stories behind the legends of … Continue reading

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Uncover the Hidden History of Lake County

Jennifer Boresz Engelking joins us for an interview and explains how an amusement park and shipwreck kindled her interest in local history and inspired her to write Hidden History of Lake County, Ohio. She also describes the research her book … Continue reading

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