Adults

Summer Reading 2017

Summer Reading 2017

May 25 – July 30
Adult Programming
Teen Programming

 


Claire McMillan Author Visit @ Main

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmThe Necklace: A Novel

Published author and Mentor Resident Claire McMillan visits MPL to read from and discuss her new book The Necklace, out July 4th 2017 from Simon and Schuster.

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.

 


Medicare Basics 2017 @ Main

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
6:00 pm – 7:30 pmMedicare

Whether 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.

 


Color Me Cool @ Main

Thursday, August 3, 2017  (8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24, & 8/31)
10:00 am – 11:30 am  or  1:00 pm – 2:30 pm! color

Relaxing Adult coloring in a Cool spot. Coloring pages and supplies will be available for your use. Let’s try something new, Water color paint and acrylics will be available to try as a new color medium. Light refreshment will be provided. Come join us -simply follow the sound of soft music that is where we will be. You may also hear laughter, and great conversation. Ladies and gentlemen welcome.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. The program will be held in the Frances Cleveland Room on the 2nd floor of the Main Library. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Monday University: Dinosaurs in Ohio @ Main

Monday, August 7, 2017
7:00 pm – 8:00 pmfossil

Bill Urbanski will share specimens from his extensive collection of fossils and talk about the history of dinosaurs in Ohio.

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: Justice Delayed @ Main

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm cannon civil war

Justice Delayed: American Slavery, Reconstruction, and Civil Rights. The Union victory in the Civil War and the subsequent Reconstruction amendments to the Constitution should have guaranteed civil and political rights to African Americans. So why were Black Americans still fighting for civil rights in the 1960s and beyond?

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.

 


Pinterest Craft Night: Upcycled T-Shirts @ Main

Wednesday, August 10, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmPinterest

Come try a Pinterest craft at the library! Craft supplies will be provided and you can take home your creative creation. This month we will be repurposing old t-shirts into new, usable things. Please bring 2 t-shirts you are willing to craft with to this program. Registration is required.

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.

 


Build a Better World : Recycle craft program @ Headlands

Saturday, August 12, 2017
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
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Join Bonnie Rice in this special family craft program using recycled materials to make jewelry and “recycle a friend.”

For additional information register online or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000.

 


Music Online – Computers & Cookies @ Main

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
10:00 am – 11:30 amMusic

Where can you find good music online? What music services are out there? Come to the library, have a cookie, and learn about a number of various online music options and how to use them. 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. 247 for more information.

 


Major Leaders of World War II: Stalin @ Main

Thursday, August 17, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmImage result for stalin

Dr. John Foster of the Adult Information Services Department presents a series of public lectures on the lives and careers of the major political leaders of the Second World War. The subject of tonight’s lecture will be Joseph Stalin.

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.

 


Friends of Mentor Library Bag Sale @ Read House

Saturday, August 26, 2017  – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, August 27, 2017  – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pmBook Sale

Book sale open to the public at the Read House, just east of the Main Library. Parking is at the Main Library lot.

This sale is open to the public. The sale will be held  at the Read House, just east of the Main Library. Parking is at the Main Library lot. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Start Talking: Understanding Opioid Abuse @ Main

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmHealth

Members of the Cleveland Clinic will visit the Mentor Public Library to speak with the public about the current opioid crisis. People who attend will learn information that will help them not only spot signs of potential drug abuse, but also help them begin conversations that can help prevent others from abusing drugs.

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.

 


 

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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