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04 15, 2024

Wake Up Your Garden with the Master Gardeners

By |2024-04-15T09:11:24-04:00April 15, 2024|

Lake County Master Gardener Kathy Terrell offers advice for waking up your garden this spring. She discusses pruning, composting, mulching, pest control, and more.

You can visit our YouTube channel for more gardening and horticulture programs.

Two more tips for any gardeners out there:

  1. Did you know that you can get free veggie, flower, and herb seeds from our Seed Library? Check out our collection  the next time you visit our Main Branch. Borrow up to 15 packets of seeds per season.
  2. You should also check out the special collection from Holden Forests & Gardens’ Corning Library available at our Main Branch. In addition to a gorgeous arboretum in Kirtland, Holden also has a spectacular collection of gardening, horticulture, environmental and botany books at Corning Library within its arboretum. Dozens of Corning Library’s books are now available to borrow at our Main Branch. Thanks to a partnership between libraries, you can use your cards to check out books from this special collection. Our typical lending rules apply.
04 13, 2024

Bestselling Author Explore WWI Mystery

By |2024-04-11T09:22:58-04:00April 13, 2024|

Bestselling author Douglas Brunt will his discuss his nonfiction debut, The Mysterious Case of Rudolph Diesel, during an online conversation at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1.

It reveals the hidden history of Diesel — the world-famous inventor of the diesel engine — and his mysterious disappearance on the eve of World War I.

Sign up to join the conversation here! A recording of the program will be available to watch afterward.

04 12, 2024

Veteran Shares Memories of WWII

By |2024-04-09T12:56:24-04:00April 12, 2024|

Bob Zonneville — recipient of two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star — discusses his first-hand experiences while serving in World War II, including the Battle of Hurtgen Forest and liberating two concentration camps.

Zonneville is joined by our own Dr. John Foster and local author/historian Tom Matowitz to discuss the history of the battle and the lives of other Mentor residents who fought in the war.

This special program is free to attend. Due to limited space, registration is required. Sign up online or call us at 440-255-8811 ext. 1.

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04 11, 2024

Discover the benefits of aromatherapy

By |2024-04-02T15:46:28-04:00April 11, 2024|

Learn about aromatherapy and enjoy sampling essential oils during a free program at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, at our Lake Branch.

Those who attend will discover how to use essential oils safely and how aromatherapy can help with common ailments, including stress reduction.

The program is free to attend. Due to limited space, registration is required. Sign up online or call us at 440-257-2512.

04 10, 2024

Tree Tale Tellers coming to Mentor Library

By |2024-04-02T15:06:28-04:00April 10, 2024|

We’re celebrating Arbor Day with a special story time featuring the Tree Tale Tellers from Holden Forests & Gardens. They’ll entertain children with stories and facts about the importance of trees and other plants.

It will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23, at our Main Branch. The story time is free to attend and open to kids of all ages. Due to limited space, registration is required. Sign up online or call us at 440-255-8811 ext. 3.

For more adventures with Holden, you can now borrow a membership from us for up to a week. It’s good at both Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Gardens! Get all the details here.

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