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Edgar Allan Poe visits the library

Aside from the occasional visit by Mark Twain, it’s difficult to convince dead authors to speak at the library. So we considered it quite a coup when Edgar Allan Poe agreed to talk at Mentor Public Library this Friday. Sure, … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe for children

As we may have mentioned once or twice already, Mentor Library has dedicated the month of July to Edgar Allan Poe. All month, we’ve been hosting Know Poe events: citywide book clubs, free film festivals, scary video contests; and we … Continue reading

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Edgar Allan Poe’s love of cryptography

When you remember Edgar Allan Poe, you tend to think of people getting dismembered, buried or burnt alive. Consequently, a lot of the programs during our Know Poe month this July are aimed toward teens and adults. But we didn’t … Continue reading

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Thinking with Ink during Know Poe

We’re celebrating Edgar Allan Poe’s work all July during the Know Poe festival at Mentor Library. When we talk about Poe’s influence, we’re mostly talking about his affect on writers. He did, after all, create two genres: the horror and … Continue reading

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Get to Know Poe this July at Mentor Library

Mentor Public Library is dedicating the month of July to the inventor of the horror genre and detective novel, to an author who mastered both verse and prose, one of the most important writers ever—Edgar Allan Poe. There will be … Continue reading

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