09 18, 2021

All Booked Up with Cailey & Meg: Phenomenal Fall Food

By |2021-09-18T12:00:55-04:00September 18, 2021|

Cailey and Meg love fall and cooking, so this is basically their favorite topic ever. They recommend four phenomenal cookbooks that will make your autumn dishes delectable! Check out

  1. The Great Big Pumpkin Cookbook by Maggie Michalczyk
  2. Foolproof Preserving: A Guide to Small Batch Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Condiments & More by America’s Test Kitchen
  3. Cook It in Your Dutch Oven by America’s Test Kitchen
  4. Grilled Cheese Please! by Laura Werlin

Most of the books we discuss can also be borrowed as ebooks using OverDrive or Libby. All you need is your Mentor Public Library card.

11 21, 2020

All Booked Up With Cailey & Meg: Thanksgiving Cookbooks

By |2020-11-21T12:00:52-05:00November 21, 2020|

We’re cooking comfort food (and not counting calories) this week, because Cailey and Meg our sharing their favorite Thanksgiving recipes from a quartet of delicious cookbooks, including:

  1. Modern Comfort Food by Ina Garten
  2. Taste of Home’s Slow Cooker Throughout the Year
  3. The Meat-Free Monday Cookbook
  4. A Year of Pies by Ashley English

Most of the books they discuss can also be borrowed as ebooks using OverDrive or Libby. All you need is your Mentor Public Library card.

06 29, 2020

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

By |2022-10-03T14:44:19-04:00June 29, 2020|

Whatever you want to learn, there's a Great Courses series about it. And there's a great chance that you can enjoy that Great Courses series for free with your library card.

Whatever you want to learn, there’s a Great Courses series about it. And there’s a great chance that you can enjoy that Great Courses series for free with 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 HistoryWriting Great Fiction, and Physics & our Universe.

They’re engaging, enlightening, and understandable. The only downside? They can be a touch expensive to buy.

Fortunately, your Mentor Public Library offers three ways that you can enjoy more The Great Courses for free.

1. Borrow them from us

We have several DVD sets of Great Courses series that you can borrow from our collection, including:

Browse from the dozens of sets in our collection.

2. Stream them using Kanopy

If you’re not familiar with Kanopy, it’s a streaming service that lets you watch some of the world’s greatest films and documentaries. And it’s free with your library card!

It also has dozens of Great Courses series that you can stream onto your computer, phone, tablet, or Smart TV. Typically, you can stream 10 items from Kanopy each month. But, right now, you can stream unlimited Great Courses videos from Kanopy with your Mentor Public Library card.

Learn as much as you want to about historyskillshobbieshumanities and science.

3. Stream audio versions of the Great Courses for free with Hoopla

By the way, if you prefer streaming audio, you can stream more than 100 Great Courses in their entirety as audiobooks using Hoopla. Once again, Hoopla is free to use with your Mentor Public Library card. You can borrow up to 20 items per month from its collection, which also includes audiobooks, movies, music, and comics.

So what do you want to learn first?

 

09 9, 2019

Cooking comfort foods in an Instant Pot

By |2019-09-09T06:00:33-04:00September 9, 2019|

Learn how to make delicious soups and stews with your Instant Pot at Mentor Public Library's Mentor-on-the-Lake Branch.

Learn how to make delicious soups and stews with your Instant Pot at Mentor Public Library’s Mentor-on-the-Lake Branch.

Discover how to use your Instant Pot to make soups, stews, and other sumptuous comfort foods during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, at our Lake Branch.

Librarian Mollie Burns will suggest different recipes you can make, while offering a live demonstration. The program is open to all and free to attend. We only ask that you register beforehand. You can sign up online or call us at (440) 257-2512.

By the way, if you can’t attend this program, there will be an encore session at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Concord Township Community Center (7671 Auburn Road, Concord Township.) You can register by calling (440) 639-4652.

By the way, if you’re looking for recipes to try, we have dozens of Instant Pot cookbooks in our collection that you can borrow.

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