Domonkas News

Coghlan retires as supervisor of Sheffield Lake’s Domonkas library

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Sheffield Lake

By Michele Murphy

Pamela Coghlan has had a lifelong love affair with books and learning. As she prepares to step down as supervisor of the Domonkas branch of the Lorain Public Library, she recalls visiting her local library as a young girl with her mom and feeling “a sense of connection.”

After college, where she majored in psychology, she worked several years with people with multiple …Read More

Libraries: vital to community learning and connection

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Benjamin Franklin and 50 associates founded the Library Company of Philadelphia in 1731 – decades before the Constitution was created in 1787. Each contributed 40 shillings in order to purchase books, which, at that time, few people of even moderate means could afford. There were no public libraries, and only the very wealthy and clergy owned books. The motto they selected was “To support the …Read More

Library science experiments have kids and parents going mad

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Stella Payne, 6 years old, Jake Ritchey, 7 years old, and Andrew Summers, 12 years old, work on the experiment with the help of parents and grandparents.

Sheffield Lake

By Shane Rogers

Children, parents and grandparents have all gone mad at Domonkas Branch Library in Sheffield Lake.

Domonkas Branch Library held its monthly Mad Science program Thursday, where kids explored different scientific concepts through various experiments. Starting out …Read More