Monthly Archives: December 2016

Happy Ha-Ha Holidays from the Headlands

It’s not Christmas until Vern the Bird serenades the kids at our Headlands Branch. Fortunately, Mr. Dennis brought Vern—along with a nose-less Rudolph and a magical washing machine—to his annual Christmas comedy show on Monday. We hope the kids had … Continue reading

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New Christmas books for 2016

You already know and love The Grinch and Polar Express, but you want something new for your seasonal story times. Fortunately, our own Ms. Marilyn has five recommendations for books to add to your Christmas (or Hanukkah) canon. 1. The Day Santa Stopped … Continue reading

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Super seasonal story time at Mentor Public Library

Any time is good for story time, and that includes Christmas time. We had our second Deck the Halls story time on Wednesday at our Main Branch. We sang songs, jingled bells, made crafts, and read a pair of picture … Continue reading

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8 Picture Books for Hanukkah

Hanukkah begins at sunset on Dec. 24. It celebrates Jewish independence from a Seleucid Syrian king and the miracle in which one day’s worth of holy oil burned in the rededicated Temple for eight days. In celebration of the Festival of Lights, … Continue reading

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Mentor Public Library Board Hires a New Director

The Mentor Public Library Board of Trustees has selected a new library leader to replace the retiring Executive Director Lynn Hawkins. Cheryl Kuonen will join the library as executive director on Feb. 1, 2017. Kuonen has served as the director … Continue reading

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