Adults

eReading: Getting items for your Digital Devices 

Nooks - Wednesday, May 27th from 6:30-8:00 pm – This lecture based class will describe how to check out a book onto your Nook or other non-Kindle device. Bring your eReader to this session to get help on using your device. If you have a Nook, Kobo, or generic eReader this session is for you.  This program will be held in the Cleveland Room which is  on the second floor of the Main Library.

These program are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.


Tasty Tuesday: Wine Tasting

Join us as on Tuesday, May 26th from 7-9 pm, as we visit Red Wine and Brew for an education on wine. Donniella Winchell from the Ohio Wine Producers Association will lead a discussion on how to taste the different elements in a glass of wine. Registration is required and begins May 12. You must register before May 22.

We will be meeting at Red Wine and Brew which is located at 9620 Old Johnnycake Ridge Road. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


 

2015 Adult Summer Reading eVance

May 30 – August 1

Adult Program Guide


Monday University: The Women of Millionaire’s Row

On Monday, June 8th from 6:30-7:30 pm, Dan Ruminski is back with more wonderful stories from Cleveland’s past! Registration is required and begins May 25. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 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.


June Computer Classes

Tuesday, June 9th:

  • Excel 1 - Tuesday, June 9th from 2-3:30 pm - Learn how to use Microsoft Excel 2010. 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.)
  • Basic Computers - Tuesday, June 9th from 6:30-8 pm - Learn the Basics skills needed to use a computer. No computer skills required.

Wednesday, June 11th:

  • Facebook Basics - Wednesday, June 10th 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.
  • Excel 2 - Wednesday, June 10th from 2-3:30 pm - Learn how to use Microsoft Excel 2010. 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.
  • Basic Internet Skills - Wednesday, June 10th from 6:30-8 pm - Learn the basics of searching the Web. Mouse and typing skills required.

Thursday, June 12th:

  • PinterestThursday, June 11th from 10-11:30 am – Learn how to browse and add pictures and websites to Pinterest, a social networking website for visual content.
  • Excel 3 Thursday, June 11th from 2-3:30 pm - Learn how to use Microsoft Excel 2010. Learn how to Hide and Freeze columns and rows, use Print Area and Print Titles, Conditional Formatting, and how to create and format charts.
  • Basic Email - Thursday, June 11th from 6:30-8 pm - Learn how to use your email account. Send email, reply to email, send attachments, labels emails, and archive emails.

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


Major Battles and Topics of the Civil War: The Lincoln Assassination

Join James A. Garfield National Historic Site staff and volunteers at Mentor Public Library on Wednesday, June 10th from 12-1 pm for a new talk on “Major Battles of the Civil War!” This month’s program will look at the assassination of President Lincoln. Attendees are invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the talk.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 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.


Ending the Exploitation of Senior Citizens

On Monday, June 15th from 6:30-8 pm, Tom Fields will conduct a discussion on the exploitation of our Senior population in nursing facilities as well as in the personal home and will speak on guardianship. Q/A session to follow presentation.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 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.


Email & Internet Etiquette and Cyberbullying – Computer & Cookies

On Tuesday, June 16th from 10-11:30 am, come have a cookie and learn about how people are supposed to act while interacting with the Internet, email, or other tech devices. Also learn steps you can take to stop cyberbullying. We will provide coffee & cookies for participants! Registration is requested, but walk-ins are welcome.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. 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.


Tasty Tuesdays

On Tuesday, June 30th from 7-8:30 pm, participants will have a chance to try different foods and discuss. This month The Olive and the Grape will be here to talk about Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar with samples. Registration is required and begins June 16. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 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 on the Driveway Side of Main. We also have an interior lobby box for donations. Call the library at 440-255-8811 for more information.


Mentor’s Reader

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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