Tag Archives: James Garfield

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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Popping up at the park

It’s National Park Week and there’s no better way to celebrate than with our friends down the street at James A. Garfield National Historic Site. (Lawnfield, to the locals.) We visited the historic site on Monday for its annual Easter … Continue reading

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Library History in Photos: On the Move

As part of our bicentennial, we asked for your historical photos from Mentor Public Library. And, wow, did we get a doozy this week. Local photographer David Gartner snapped some gorgeous photos on the day our original library building moved … Continue reading

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5 Facts about the Garfield Family & Mentor Public Library

We’re fortunate to be neighbors with the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. They lead a monthly a Civil War series at our Main Branch and are a wonderful resource to have nearby. Moreover, the Garfield family has a long … Continue reading

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Have tea with the First Lady at the library

Families can have tea with Lucretia Garfield and James R. Garfield – the wife and son, respectively, of President James A. Garfield – during a special program at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at our Main Branch. Families will … Continue reading

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