Adults

 


Nazism in Power, 1933-1945 @ Main

Thursday, March 23, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Dr. John Foster of the Adult Information Services Department will present a public Nazism in Power 1933-1945lecture on the history of National Socialism in Germany between the seizure of power in 1933 and its final collapse in 1945.

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.

 


Ohio Means Jobs Recruitment Event @ Main

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
10:00 am – 12:00 pmOhio Means Jobs

Ohio Means Jobs/Lake County has partnered with several Mentor Employers to meet viable candidates looking for positions in the following fields; Skilled Machining, Material Handling, Shipping and Receiving, Electronics, Quality Control and More! These are full time regular positions with benefits! Come meet with us and speak with employers! Bring at least 5 copies of your resume.

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. No registration is necessary. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Preparing for Baby @ Main

Thursday, April 6, 2017
6:00 pm – 7:00 pmBaby Items

Trisha Lawrie, a certified childbirth educator, will discuss how to have a safe and satisfying birth. She will do an overview of 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 Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Monday University: Life After Wartime @ Main

Monday, April 10, 2017
7:00 pm – 8:00 pmWWII

World War II combat veteran Bob Zonneville and local historian Tom Matowitz will share stories about what it was like to come back from war and how veterans worked to rebuild their lives in peacetime.

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.

 


Pictures, Clip Art & Editing Online – Computers & Cookies @ Main

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
10:00 am – 11:30 pmPictures

Where can you legally find pictures to use? Once you have a picture, what should you do with it? Edit it? Share it? Print? Come down, have a cookie, and find out. 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 Village Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Ride the NOPEC Energy Bike! @ Main

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
10:00 am – 2:00 pmNopec Bike

As part of this year’s Summer Reading Program, the Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council will bring its “Energy Bike” to the Main library lobby from 10:00am – 2:00pm. Stop in and learn what it takes to generate power, about conservation, and energy efficiency tips!

 


Leaders and Legacies of the Civil War – Fort Sumter @ Main

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmcannon civil war

Fort Sumter: April 12, 1861. The Confederate firing on Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina on April 12, 1861 was the beginning of the 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.

 


Pinterest Craft Night

Thursday, April 13, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmPinterest

Come try a Pinterest craft at the library! All supplies will be provided and you can take home your creative creation. 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.

 


Basic Email – Computer Class @ Lake

Friday, April 14, 2017
9:30 am – 11:00 am! Computer Class

Learn how to use your email account.
– Send and Reply to email
– Send Attachments
– Labels & Archive email

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

 


Facebook Basics – Computer Class @ Lake

Saturday, April 15, 2017
9:30 am – 11:00 am! Computer Class

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.

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

 


7th Annual Community Paper Shred Day @ Main

Saturday, April 15, 2017
9:00 am – 1:00 pmShred Day

Mentor Library is partnering with Xpress Shredding of Mentor to host this one-day event. Patrons and Mentor residents are invited to bring up to 5 boxes of documents to the Main library’s auxiliary lot on the corner of Mentor Ave. and Sharon Lee Drive between 9am and 1pm. All papers will be taken to a secure facility for shredding. In thankful partnership with Xpress Shredding of Mentor.

You can call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more additional information.

 


Author Talk: Bestselling author Thrity Umrigar visits MPL Main

Saturday, April 15, 2017
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Thrity Umigar

Award-winning and best-selling novelist, journalist and essayist Thrity Umrigar will headline Mentor Public Library’s National Library Week celebration with a special talk. Her newest story and first picture book, When I Carried You in my Belly, is a mother’s song to her daughter. With humor and sweetness, the mother explains to the daughter how her laugh, love of music, and kind disposition go back to when she carried her child inside of her. When I Carried You in my Belly, which is illustrated by Ziyue Chen, will be available for sale and signing after Umrigar’s talk.

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

Tuesday, April 18, 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.

 


Autism and Music Therapy @ Main

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmMusic

Lucille Brown of Sound Inspirations and Leslie Bloom of Autism Speaks will introduce musical and other forms of therapy to family and friends of people with autism.

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.

 


Ohio Native plants and Pollinators @ Main

Thursday, April 20, 2017
1:30 pm – 2:30 pmOhio Plants

Master Gardener of Lake County Kathy Terrell will present us with information on native perennials that will attract our much needed pollinators.

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: Adolf Hitler @ Main

Thursday, April 20, 2017
7:00 pm – 8:30 pmHitler

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 Adolf Hitler.

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 9am – 4:00pm @ Read House 

Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 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. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Couponing 101: Couponing with Rachel Krych @ Main

Saturday, April 22, 2017
10:00 pm – 3:00 pmCoupons

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 2-part class to learn the basics and start saving right away. Part one is 10am-12pm, and part two is 1-3. 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 Village Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Retirement Savings and Tax Tips @ Lake

Monday, April 24, 2017
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmRetirement Savings

Are you thinking about retiring or already enjoying retirement? If so, join us at the Lake Branch where financial advisor Stan Lipinski will discuss retirement savings and tax tips.

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

 


Mythbusters: Tax Edition @ Main

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmTaxes

Wondering about those myths of massive refunds on your taxes? Does it sound too good to be true? Come hear the facts from Andrea Lograsso, CPA who will go over common tax issues that many of us face, and some ways to save money next year. Part of Money Smart Week @ Your Library.

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.

 


Estate Planning Basics @ Main

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmRetirement Savings

Joseph L. Motta, Esq. from The Society For Financial Awareness (SOFA) will be here to share such topics as Wills and Trusts, How to avoid probate,protecting inheritances from creditors and divorce. These topics and more will be answered for you in this one hour session. Part of Money Smart Week @ Your Library.

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.

 


Managing Student Loan Debt @ Main

Thursday, April 27, 2017
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmStudent Loans

Are you struggling to make a dent in your student loan debt? Join us for this free seminar with financial adviser Michael Kostelnik, owner and operator of Family Life Planning, LLC. We’ll cover different payment strategies, tips and goals to help you manage your debt and get out from under it faster.

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.

 


Retirement Savings and Tax Tips @ Lake

Friday, April 28, 2017
1:00 pm – 2:00 pmRetirement Savings

Are you thinking about retiring or already enjoying retirement? If so, join us at the Lake Branch where financial advisor Stan Lipinski will discuss retirement savings and tax tips.

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

 


Healthy Eating for Families with Viktoria Higgins @ Main

Saturday, April 29, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pmHealthy Eating

Viktoria Higgins, a local holistic health and nutritional coach will visit MPL and teach families how to “eat like a superhero”. Children and their families will learn a special dance, and everyone who comes will learn to prepare (and enjoy!) a healthy snack.

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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