Adults


Computer Classes @ Main

 

Word: Flyers, Pictures, and Drawing Tools – Tuesday, February 19th from 2-3:30 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2013 to create flyers, manipulate pictures, and to effectively use Word’s Drawing Tools.

Excel 1 – Tuesday, February 19th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Excel 2013. Describe a worksheet and its function, create a basic worksheet, apply simple formulas to perform calculations, and explore options for printing a simple worksheet. (Microsoft Word experience necessary.)

Facebook Basics – Wednesday, February 20th from 10-11:30 am – 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.! Computer Class

Excel 1 Wednesday, February 20th from 2-3:30 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Excel 2013. Describe a worksheet and its function, create a basic worksheet, apply simple formulas to perform calculations, and explore options for printing a simple worksheet. (Microsoft Word experience necessary.)

Excel 2 – Wednesday, February 20th from 6:30-8:00 pm  – Using Microsoft Excel 2013, learn how to create and copy formulas and functions, understand relativity when working with formulas and functions, recognize and troubleshoot errors in formulas and functions, insert, delete and resize rows and columns, and use advanced printing features.

Pinterest – Thursday, February 21st from 10-11:30 am – Learn how to browse and add pictures and websites to Pinterest, a social networking website for visual content.

Excel 2 – Thursday, February 21st from 2-3:30 pm – Using Microsoft Excel 2013, learn how to create and copy formulas and functions, understand relativity when working with formulas and functions, recognize and troubleshoot errors in formulas and functions, insert, delete and resize rows and columns, and use advanced printing features.

Excel 3 – Thursday, February 21st from 6:30-8:00 pm  – Using Microsoft Excel 2013, learn how to Hide and Freeze columns and rows, use Print Area and Print Titles, Conditional Formatting, and how to create and format charts.

These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is required. The programs will be held in the Village room on the lower level of the Main Library. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Color Me Calm @ Main

Thursday, February 21, 2019
10:30 am – 11:30 am!Color

Looking for some relaxing, quiet time? Enjoy coloring activities, listen to soothing music, meet new friends and munch on a cookie or two.

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. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Photography class: Environmental Portraits @ Main

Saturday, February 23, 2019
1:00 pm – 3:00 pmCamera

Portraits taken of people and pets without the benefit or trappings of the studio. Real portraits taken in everyday situations that transcend the simple “record or snapshot”. The presentation includes many examples both before and after post-processing. Whether with available light or a simple added flash or reflector, these images will inspire you to see people images differently in your everyday captures.

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. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Concord Book Club @ Concord

Thursday, February 21, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Find your new favorite book for cheap at our next book sale.The Concord Book Club meets the third Thursday of every month at Concord Community Center, on Auburn Rd. in Concord. The February selection is Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal

Come join us at the Concord Township Community Center 7671 Auburn Rd. Concord Ohio. Register at 440-639-4650.

 


Green Screen Basics @ The HUB

Monday, February 25, 2019
5:00-6:00 pm or 6:30-7:30 pmGreen Screen

Learn the basics of using The HUB’s green screen studio at this informative presentation. Get inspired for your next video project!

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information or register online.

 


Book Jewelry Workshop @ Concord

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
10:00 am – 11:30 amcrafts-1

Turn your favorite books into jewelry at the Concord Community Center! With necklaces and key chains, you can wear a good book anywhere! No need to bring anything – supplies will be provided.

Come join us at the Concord Township Community Center 7671 Auburn Rd. Concord Ohio. Register at 440-639-4650.

 


Fairy House and Garden @ The HUB

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
4:30 pm – 6:00 pmfairy house

Join us for a fun filled and imaginative craft at The HUB. We will be making fairytale houses and gardens! Enjoy making an exciting and mystical place of your own. Attendee must be 18 Years or older.

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information or register online.

 


Tuesday Topics: Cultural Gardens of Liberty Boulevard @ Main

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmGarden

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard was originally named Liberty for a reason. It honored the young men from Cleveland who fought and died in World War 1. The gardens were planned as a path to represent the many cultures of our world who have come together in Cleveland. Today the gardens have grown tremendously, but it’s important to take a look at the beginning to understand the significant early years of these internationally recognized gardens.

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. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Chair Yoga @ Main

Thursday, February 28, 2019
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmFrog Yoga

Whether you are unable to do traditional yoga, or just looking for a new way to mix up your exercise routine, chair yoga may be for you. Lindsay Rieder, an instructor from Awaken Yoga, will be here to teach us how to practice yoga while sitting. Registration is required. 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 Village Room. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Macrame Feathers @ The HUB

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come by The HUB to make your own macrame feather accessory. Make a simple driftwood wall hanging, bag charm, or bookmark.

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information or register online.

 


Color Me Calm @ Main

Thursday, March 7, 14, & 21, 2019
10:30 am – 11:30 am!Color

Looking for some relaxing, quiet time? Enjoy coloring activities, listen to soothing music, meet new friends and munch on a cookie or two.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held on the first floor of the Main Library. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Basic Computer Skills @ Lake

Thursday, March 7, 2019
2:00-3:00 pm! Computer Class

Learn the basic skills needed to use a computer. No skills required.
Attendee must be 18 Years or older. Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.

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

 


Meditation Basics @ Main

Monday, March 11, 2019
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmMeditation

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. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Monday University: The Life of Annie Oakley @ Main

Monday, March 11, 2019
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmannie-oakley

See history come alive in this presentation as an actress from “Women in History” portrays ‘Little Sure Shot’ herself, Annie Oakley! Born in Darke County, Ohio, Annie Oakley traveled with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show, eventually becoming one of the most famous trick shooters of her time.

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. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Gardening with Petitti’s: Roses, Care and Maintenance @ Main

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmroses

Join Noelle Clark Akin, Director of Communications and Education at Petitti Garden Centers to learn about caring for your roses.

With twenty years in the Green Industry, Noelle Clark Akin has instructed and assisted gardeners all over Northeast Ohio through her work in Petitti Garden Center’s retail stores. Outside speaking engagements and filling in for Angelo Petitti in his absence on his NewsNet5 television segments and weekly WTAM radio show, has made Noelle and expert in her field.

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. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Leaders & Legacies of the Civil War @ Main

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmcannon civil war

Cleveland’s Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Public Square in downtown Cleveland was the site of President James A. Garfield’s funeral in 1881, and since 1894 it has also been the location of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument. Made of polished black Quincy stone with six foliated bronze bands listing the 30 battles in which soldiers from Cuyahoga County fought, the monument is a must-see when visiting downtown Cleveland.

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. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Medicare Basics @ Lake

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
6:00-7:00 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 a representative from Pelorus Financial. Bring your questions.

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

 


Basic Computer Skills @ Lake

Thursday, March 14, 2019
2:00-3:00 pm! Computer Class

Learn the basic skills needed to use a computer. No skills required.
Attendee must be 18 Years or older. Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.

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

 


Recognizing the Signs of Dementia @ Main

Thursday, March 14, 2019
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmDementia

Learn how to spot the signs of Dementia, when to be concerned, and what resources are available. We’ll cover techniques to help your family cope with this difficult diagnosis. Christine Iacona from Symphony at Mentor will present.

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. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Laser Engraver Basics @ The HUB

Monday, March 18, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm or 6:00 – 7:30 pm ! Laser Engraved objects

Learn the basics of using The HUB’s laser engraver at this informative presentation. Get inspired for your next project and walk away with an engraved souvenir! All ages welcome to attend.

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information or register online.

 


Tuesday Topics: Getting Started with Birding @ Main

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmBirding

Birding is one of the most popular pastimes in America. This presentation will help the interested person get started as a new birder. Presented by Lake Metroparks staff.

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. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Basic Internet Skills (Adult) @ Lake

Thursday, March 21, 2019
2:00-3:00 pm! Computer Class

Lean the basics of searching the web. Mouse and typing skills required.

Attendee must be 18 Years or older. Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.

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

 


The Origins of the American Revolution @ Main

Thursday, March 21, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmAmerican Revolution

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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. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Vinyl Cutter Basics @ The HUB

Monday, March 25, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm or 6:00 – 7:30 pm!Vinyl Cutter

Learn the basics of using The HUB’s vinyl cutter at one of these informative presentations. Get inspired for your next project and walk away with a vinyl souvenir! All ages welcome to attend.

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information or register online.

 


Continuous Color Using Perennials @ Main

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmPerennials

Program for those who wish to learn how to create a garden that will have something blooming or showing color all season long without using annuals. We will talk about garden planning, including photos, the names of flowers used and touch on hardiness zones. Presented by a Master Gardener Volunteer.

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. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Classic Film Club @ Main

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 movie-camera-and-film-clipart-McLLdG7Xi
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Attention movie-lovers! Explore the golden age of cinema with a different classic film at each meeting of this bi-monthly club. Enjoy the film, followed by a short discussion. Popcorn provided. This month’s film is Bringing Up Baby, starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant.

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. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Crafty Adults! @ Lake

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
6:30-8:00 pmCrafting

Each month we’ll explore and create a new craft. We’ll supply the materials and you supply the creativity. All skill levels are welcome. Bring your friends and get crafty! Registration is required.

Attendee must be 21 Years or older. Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.

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

 


Color Me, Headlands

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
7:00-8:30 pm!Color

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, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000.

 


Basic Internet Skills (Adult) @ Lake

Thursday, March 28, 2019
2:00-3:00 pm! Computer Class

Lean the basics of searching the web. Mouse and typing skills required.

Attendee must be 18 Years or older. Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.

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

 


Painesville Railroad Museum @ Main

Thursday, March 28, 2019
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmRailroad

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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. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


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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