09 2, 2022

The Haunted Housewives will present ‘Love Beyond the Grave’

By |2022-08-22T13:34:35-04:00September 2, 2022|

Theresa Argie and Cathi Weber, collectively known as The Haunted Housewives, have spent decades investigating historical locations for evidence of haunting in and around Northeast Ohio. They’ll discuss their newest book, Love Beyond the Grave: True Tales of Haunted Hearts during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, at our Main Branch.

Copies of their book will be available for sale and signing afterward. Their program is free to attend. Due to limited space, registration is required. (And The Haunted Housewives always fill the room, so you’ll want to register soon!) Sign up online or by calling us at 440-255-8811 ext. 1.

03 8, 2022

We’re Buzzing about our Preschool Dance Party

By |2022-03-07T15:01:39-05:00March 8, 2022|

Thanks to all the families who came to our Springtime Bee-Bop on Monday! That Preschool Dance Party was sweet as can bee!

11 29, 2021

Discover the ‘Monsters of Ohio’ with Author J.C. Raphael

By |2021-11-24T10:38:39-05:00November 29, 2021|

Author J.C. Raphael discusses how he spent a decade researching Ohio folklore, urban legends, and cryptozoological creatures for his book Monsters of Ohio. He also explains:

  • when and how cryptozoology first fascinated him
  • why folklore and legends are still important
  • how he selected the monsters that populate his book.

If you can’t get enough of local lore, our YouTube channel has authors sharing some of their favorite stories that they’ve researched:

10 30, 2021

All Booked Up with Cailey & Meg: Halloween Horror

By |2021-11-12T11:08:41-05:00October 30, 2021|

Yes, fine, Halloween is almost over, but we share scares all year! Cailey and Meg share four terrifying, scare-ifying reads, including:

  1. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and Junji Ito
  2. Something Is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV
  3. Murder Most Puzzling by Stephanie Von Reiswitz
  4. The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

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

10 30, 2021

Trick of Treating at Mentor Public Library

By |2021-10-29T14:38:26-04:00October 30, 2021|

What a terrific trick or treating! It was great seeing all of you on Friday with your cute costumes and adorable accoutrements! Have a safe and Happy Halloween!

You can check out more Halloween pictures on our Facebook page!

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