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Meet the Garfields, the first family of Mentor

Join Lucretia Garfield and James R. Garfield – the wife and son, respectively, of President James A. Garfield – during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at our Main Branch. You’ll discover how the Garfield family … Continue reading

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Discover ‘America in the Era of Good Feelings’

As part of our 200th anniversary – yes, we look spectacular for our age – our resident historian Dr. John Foster will revisit 1819 as part of a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, at our Main Branch. Foster will take … Continue reading

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Support Broadmoor & Deepwood by donating craft supplies this November at Mentor Library

We’re hosting donation drives all year as part of our 200th anniversary celebration. This November, we’re collecting items for Broadmoor School and Lake County Board of DD/Deepwood. The mission of Deepwood is to EMPOWER people with developmental disabilities to ENGAGE in activities that ENRICH … Continue reading

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From covered wagons to rocket ships

Earlier this month at our Headlands Branch, we celebrated the breadth of our 200 years of  history with a rocket-ship craft and covered-wagon craft. The best part? The covered wagon was edible. We’re not finished celebrating our bicentennial either.  To celebrate … Continue reading

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Discover history through games

As part of our 200th anniversary, we’re hosting a pair of programs where kids can learn about history through games. First, children can play the Township Game at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at our Main Branch. Kids in … Continue reading

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