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Enjoy the submissions from our Virtual Art Show for kids

Thanks to all the kids who submitted artwork for our online art show. It’s a joy to enjoy (and share) your creativity! The theme for the show is mystical, magical places.

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Discover the art of the Civil War

Discover how the Civil War inspired artists like Frederic Edwin Church and Winslow Homer, poets like Walt Whitman and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, songs like “Dixie” and “Lorena,” and authors like Ambrose Bierce and Margaret Mitchell. Presented by Mary Lintern of … 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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Online Book Clubs at Mentor Public Library

You can now join our book clubs online! While our branches are closed to the public, we’re still offering book discussions via Zoom. Our It’s a Mystery Book Club will meet online at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2. We’ll discuss Glass Ocean by Beatriz … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women Artists: Helen Dryden & Lee Miller

To commemorate National Library Week, Barb Hauer examines and celebrates the work of Helen Dryden and Lee Miller. Hauer prepared this talk for our Book & Brush Club, which she has led since its inception in 2009. Each month, she offers a … Continue reading

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