Adults


Buying a Computer or Tablet – Computers & Cookies @ Main

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
10:00 am – 11:30 am! Computer Class

Technology is constantly evolving. What should you look for when shopping for a new tablet or computer? Come in, eat a cookies, and find out about the new computing technology on the market. We will provide coffee & cookies for participants!

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

 


Leaders and Legacies of the Civil War – General James Longstreet @ Main

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm! Cannon

Lee’s Old War Horse: General James Longstreet
Robert E. Lee called General James Longstreet “my old war horse,” and Longstreet was Lee’s right hand man for much of the Civil War. Yet after the war, many former Confederates came to despise Longstreet. Learn more about his Civil War years and long postwar life!

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

 


Rock n’ Roll Holiday Style @ Headlands

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
7:00 pm – 8:30 pmholiday-music

Get your holiday spirit on! Join the Travellin’ Man Band and rock and roll to Holiday tunes at the Headlands Community Center, 9096 Lake Overlook Drive, across the street from the Headlands Public Library. All ages welcome. For additional information, contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000 or register online.

 


Color your Holiday Stress Away @ Main

Thursday, December 15, 2016
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

!ColorRelax…join us for a special Color Me Calm. Holiday pictures to color, Christmas music,perhaps a sweet goodie, and special holiday drink. Oh and lots of laughter.

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

 


Civil War Encore – Seven Days to Appomattox, April 2-9, 1865 @ Main

Thursday, December 15, 2016
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm! Cannon

Lee abandons Richmond and Petersburg in a desperate attempt to reach Johnston’s army in North Carolina. Grant’s dogged pursuit blocks Lee from turning south, forcing the rebel army to continue west in a week of forced marching and heavy fighting. Finally, on Sunday, April 9th,1865, Grant’s army gets in front of Lee, bringing the campaign, and, essentially the war, to an end.
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 Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


Holidays Closings!!!

 

  • All Mentor Public Library branches are closed on
    • Saturday, December 24th
    • Sunday, December 25thhappy-holidays
    • Monday, December 26th!

 

  • All Mentor Public Library branches are closed on
    • Sunday, January 1st
    • Monday, January 2nd!

 


Color Me Headlands!Color

Wednesday, December 28, 2016
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Looking for some quiet time? Join us for a calm evening of coloring at the Headlands branch. Bring the family and color! Supplies provided. For additional information, contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000.

 


Get Calm Color On @ Main

Thursday, January 5, 2017
10:00 am – 11:30 am  or  1:00pm – 2:30 pm

colorRelaxing Adult Coloring.Coloring pages and supplies will be available for your use. Coffee, and tea will be provided. Come join us – simply follow the sound of soft music that is where we will be. You may also hear laughter.

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, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Best Reads of 2016

 

 


Monday University: Wellness through the Senses and the Power of Meditation @ Main

Monday, January 9, 2017
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

meditationGain an understanding of the five senses to provide a sense of well being. An interactive presentation to include engaging all five senses through aromatherapy, gentle massage, music and guided meditation.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Leaders and Legacies of the Civil War: Reelecting Lincoln @ Main

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Stand Fast to the Union and the Old Flag: Reelecting Lincoln in 1864. In 1864, for the first time in U.S. history a presidential election took place during wartime. Many suggested postponing the election, but Lincoln refused.
cannon civil war

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Concussion Roulette & Peak Performance (Adults) @ MOL

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

football-helmetLearn everything you need to know about kids, concussions, and athletic performance. Presented by Dr. Misty Senz of the Wellness Champions. Registration is required, as space is limited.

For additional information, contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512 or register online.

 


One-on-One Technology Help @ MOL

ThursdaysComputer Class
10 am  or  1 pm

Need technology help? Schedule a one hour appointment with a librarian at the Lake Branch! We can help you with eReaders, Facebook, email, and more. Stop by the front desk, call 440-257-2512 for more information, or register online.

 


Lose Weight Healthy and Naturally @ Main

Thursday, January 12, 2017
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Lose WeightJoin Dr. Misty Morris of Morris Chiropractic to learn the best practices to lose weight healthy and naturally. We’ll learn tips to make losing weight simpler, as well as effective. Please register for this event.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Concussion Roulette @ Main

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

football-helmetLearn everything you need to know about kids, concussions, and athletic performance. Presented by Dr. Misty Senz of the Wellness Champions. This is an encore presentation of the lecture being held at Lake Branch on January 11th. Registration is required, as space is limited.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


eReading: Getting Books for your Kindles & Kindle Fires @ Main

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

kindleThis lecture based class will describe how to check out a book onto your Kindle device. Bring your Kindle or Kindle Fire to this session to get help on using your device. If you are a Kindle or a Kindle Fire owner, this session is for you.

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. 247 for more information.

 


eReading: Getting Books for your Tablets & SmartPhones @ Main

Saturday, January 21, 2017
10:00 am – 11:30 am

tablet and smartphonesThis lecture based class will describe how to check out a book onto your Tablets and Smartphones. Bring your device to this session to get help on using it. If you have a iPad, Tablet, or Smartphone this session is for you.

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. 247 for more information.

 


Computer Classes @ Main

 

Basic Computers – Tuesday, January 24th from 2-3:30 pm – Learn the Basics skills needed to use a computer. No computer skills required.

Word 1 – Tuesday, January 24th from 6:30-8 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2013 to create and open a document, select text & change its formatting, and to save the Document.

! Computer ClassBasic Internet Skills – Wednesday, January 25th from 2-3:30 am – Learn the basics of searching the Web. Mouse and typing skills required.

Word 2 – Wednesday, January 25th 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 Email – Thursday, January 26th from 10-11:30 am – Learn how to use your email account. Send email, reply to email, send attachments, labels emails, and archive emails. We will use Gmail as our sample email program.

PowerPoint 1 – Thursday, January 26th from 2-3:30 pm – Learn how to create and run a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Learn how to create a basic Presentation, provide basic formatting and background designs, and save the presentation.

Publisher 1 – Thursday, January 26th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher 2013 to create flyers and other publications.

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. 247 for more information.

 


Medicare Basics 2017 @ Main

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

MedicareWhether you need to sign up for Medicare or have had it for years, you probably have questions. Join us to learn details on how Medicare works. This program will be presented by Donald Glink and Associates from Pelorus Financial.

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. 247 for more information.

 


Holocaust Memorial Lecture: Nazism in Germany @ Main

Monday, January 30, 2017
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

memorialDr. John Foster of the Adult Information Services Department presents his annual lecture in commemoration of the Holocaust. This year’s lecture will describe the rise, dominance, and downfall of the National Socialist movement in Germany.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 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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