Adults


Stress Relief Yoga

Tuesday, April 26, 2016yoga
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Stressed out? Join us for a yoga session focused entirely on relieving your stress. An instructor from Awaken Yoga will be here to lead the class and help us all relax. Please bring a yoga mat and/or towel to the event. Register to attend as there is limited space.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Village Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


Build Your Credit and Savings in Good Times and Bad

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
6:00 pm – 8:00 pmpiggy-bank

Ohio Saves financial presenter Robert Houston, will present an informative program for individuals interested in establishing personal financial stability. Using real-world, time tested examples to achieve practical results, Houston will offer motivation and the tools for financial f freedom.

A drawing will be held to give out a copy of “Building Wealth” by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, one copy of “Building a Better Credit” report by the Federal Trade Commission, one copy each of “It’s not what you make, it’s how you spend, one copy of “The do it yourself guide to financial success” (both by Gary Vosick), information on how to get a free credit report and other gifts.

Presenter Bob Houston is a retired Credit Counselor and Financial Coach who has helped hundreds of individuals work their way to financial security.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the James R. Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


Couponing 101: Couponing with Rachelcoupons

Thursday, April 28, 2016
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Rachel Krych, a stay-at-home mom turned couponer. She writes a weekly column on being frugal in the Medina Gazette, and has been featured on numerous news segments to share her couponing secrets. Come to this class to learn the basics and start saving right away. Part of Money Smart Week.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the James R. Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


Retirement Planning Basics

Friday, April 29, 2016
2:00 pm – 3:10 pmRetirement

Hear from an expert on the best ways to plan and prepare for retirement. A speaker from the Society for Financial Awareness (SOFA) will present this seminar. Part of Money Smart Week. Please register to attend.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the James R. Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


Monday University – Stories to Inspire

Monday, May 9, 2016
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmLess Than an Eagle, More Than a Duck & Other Stuff

Mildred Dennis will tell inspirational tales from her book, “Less Than An Eagle, More Than A Duck & Other Stuff.”

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the James R. Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


Leaders and Legacies of the Civil War

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Capture & Imprisonment of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Jefferson Davis fled the Confederate capital of Richmond as Union forces closed in during the spring of 1865. His escape, capture, and imprisonment make for a fascinating story that will be examined in this program.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the James R. Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


Civil War Encore – Battle of Chickamauga, September 1863

Thursday, May 12, 2016
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cannon

Convinced that Braxton Bragg is on the run, Union General William Rosecrans learns, just in time, that Bragg has turned his army around and is preparing to attack. The two-day battle turns into a rout as half of Rosecrans’ army flees the battlefield. A brilliant stand, however, by Union General George Thomas, “The Rock of Chickamauga”, saves the Federal army from total disaster. Presented by David Lintern.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the James R. Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


May Computer Classes

 

Basic Computers – Tuesday, May 17th from 2-3:30 pm – Learn the Basics skills needed to use a computer. No computer skills required.

Computer Class

Word 2 – Tuesday, May 17th from 6:30-8 pm – Learn to use the Quick Access & Mini Toolbars, line/paragraph spacing, alignment, margins & orientation, spell & grammar check, thesaurus, and how to print a document.

Basic Internet Skills – Wednesday, May 18th from 2-3:30 pm – Learn the basics of searching the Web. Mouse and typing skills required.

Word: Labels & Mail Merge – Wednesday, May 18th from 6:30-8 pm – Using Microsoft Office 2013, learn how to create mailing labels and preform a mail merge to create labels, envelopes, and form letters.

Basic Email – Thursday, May 19th from 10-11:30 am – Learn how to use your email account. Send email, reply to email, send attachments, labels emails, and archive emails.

Facebook Basics Thursday, May 19th from 2-3:30 pm – Learn how to use Facebook. This hands-on class will demonstrate basic Facebook features, tips, and tricks. Please come to class with your Facebook login information and password.

Word: Flyers, Pictures, and Drawing Tools – Thursday, May 19th from 6:30-8 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2013 to create flyers, manipulate pictures, and to effectively use Word’s Drawing Tools.

These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is required. The programs will be held in the Frances Cleveland room on the second floor of the Main Library. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, e xt. 215 for more information.

 


Ohio Means Jobs Job Fair

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your resume and meet with representatives from Ohio Means Jobs who will be looking to fill positions with Lake County.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Village Room. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


Safe and Satisfying Birth

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmBirth

Trisha Lawrie, a certified childbirth educator will discuss how to have a safe and satisfying birth. She will cover techniques to avoid c-sections and other types of medical intervention.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the James R. Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


Donations!

Do you have books, movies, magazines, etc. that need a good home? Mentor Public Library is now taking donations! Donations can be dropped off outside at the Donations Drop Box at the Read House (next door to the Main Library). Call the library at 440-255-8811 for more information.


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Have MPL librarians read anything good lately?  Do they have any book recommendations for you? Find out at Mentor’s Reader, a blog written by Mentor PL’s librarians all about the books they’re reading, favorite books, and other book-related topics. The blog is updated with a new recommendation at least once a week.  Enjoy!

 

 

 

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