Monthly Archives: May 2019

Experiments on the International Space Station: Fire & Fluids in Space

Ever wonder what fire looks like in zero gravity? You can find out during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 10, at our Main Branch. Our speaker, Kevin Magee, is a mechanical engineer who designs experiments to … Continue reading

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Mentor Library offers reading tutoring for kids this summer

Summer is a lot of fun, but the summer slide is not. The reading skills of children (especially younger ones) can atrophy if they don’t practice over the summer. So to fight the dreaded summer slide, kids (those entering first through … Continue reading

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Make stomp rockets at the library

Teens can blast off when they make stomp rockets during a special program at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7, at our Main Branch. The teens will build their own rockets out of plastic bottles and PVC pipes, and then launch … Continue reading

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Celebrate 50 years of ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’

This June, Eric Carle’s beloved picture book The Very Hungry Caterpillar turns 50 years old. That’s right! We’ve been enjoying a caterpillar’s very busy month for nearly half of a century. And we’re hosting a pair of programs at Mentor Public Library … Continue reading

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A Military History of the American Revolution

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster continues his year-long series on the American Revolution by discussing the military history of the Revolutionary War. Learn: how the colonists defeated the preeminent empire of the era why George Washington was selected to lead … Continue reading

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