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Study anything for free with the Great Courses & your library card

Have you heard of The Great Courses? They’re a collection of phenomenal lectures series created by esteemed college professors for the general public on fascinating topics like Decisive Battles in World History, Writing Great Fiction, and Physics & our Universe. They’re engaging, enlightening, … 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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Revisit the Cold War with Mentor Public Library

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster will discuss the beginnings of the Cold War during a special online program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 14. Foster will explain how the end of World War II saw the dawn of a conflict … 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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Revisit the Battle of Midway

In four minutes, the trajectory of World War II and the fate of the Pacific changed during the Battle of Midway. Our resident historian, Dr. John Foster, tells the story of the battle and of the incredible heroism of the sailors and … Continue reading

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