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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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‘Imagine Your Story’ with our photo contest for kids

Kids are welcome to Imagine Their Story through photography with our photo contest this June. Here’s how it work: Children (up to the age of 12) can submit an entry into our contest. You submit a photo by emailing it to marilyn.weiss@mentorpl.org between June 1 and … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Stroup is your tour guide through ‘Abandoned Cleveland’

Photographer and urban explorer Jeffrey Stroup has spent the last 15 years capturing pictures of Cleveland’s abandoned factories, mansions, malls, churches, and more. He’s collected his best images in his new book, Abandoned Cleveland. Stroup visited us earlier this month to … Continue reading

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Take better photos with your cell phone

Amateur shutterbugs can receive professional guidance during a free cell-phone photography class at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at our Main Branch. Photographer Steven Manchook will offer practical advice on how to shoot better photos and how to edit them … Continue reading

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Learn how to take better portraits with free photography class

You don’t need an expensive studio to take great photos of people or pets. Learn how to make the world your studio with a free photography class from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, at our Main Branch. Photographer Steven … Continue reading

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