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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.

 


Ohio Means Jobs Recruitment Event @ Main

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ohio Means JobsOhio 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. We will be speaking with job seekers on Wednesday May 3rd from 10a-12pm

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 required. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Monday University- Dorothy Fuldheim :First Female Voice to Cleveland News @ Main

Monday, May 8, 2017
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Dorothy FuldheimCarol Starre-Kmiecik will perform the life and times of Dorothy Fuldheim long time Journalist for the Cleveland Press and then Anchor Woman for WEWS-TV news.

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.

 


Leaders and Legacies of the Civil War: The “Lost” Gettysburg Address @ Main

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

cannon civil warThe ‘Lost’ Gettysburg Address of Charles Anderson. Everyone knows Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863. But do you know about the address given that day by Charles Anderson, a Kentucky native whose speech came after Lincoln’s?

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.

 


Intro to Coding with Tech Elevator @ Main

Tuesday, May 10, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hour of CodeLearn basic coding concepts and why it’s the most important job skill of the future. This intro to coding will demystify “code”, to show that anybody can learn the basics. Start to understand the technology need (locally and nationally) and walk away with an understanding of coding concepts and how you can get started in the field.

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

 


Self Defense Basics @ Main

Thursday, May 11, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Self DefenseCome learn the basics of self defense from the experts at Family Karate of Mentor. Please wear comfortable clothes as we will be moving around a lot for this session. Attendees must be over the age of 13.

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.

 


Adults With Aging Parent Drivers @ Main

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

DrivingMatt Gurwell of Keeping Us Safe will give a presentation for family members, caregivers, and loved ones of senior drivers who may now or in the future need to face their love one’s retirement from driving.

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.

 


Author Reading with Dan Chaon @ Main

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmIll Will

Bestselling, award-winning Northeast Ohio author Dan Chaon will read from and discuss his latest novel “Ill Will”, which is set partially in Painesville.

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.

 


Backyard Composting:Food for the Soil @ Main

Thursday, May 18, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CompostingNatalie Gertz-Young from Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District will present a workshop on composting basics. We will learn how to make your own compost bin and you may be the one lucky winner to take a bin home with you. All participants will be signed up to win the finished product. Natalie will be available at the end of the program to offer you (for the cost of $50), a bin to take home yourself.

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.

 


Computer Classes @ Main

 

Basic Computers – Tuesday, May 23rd from 2-3:30 pm – Learn the Basics skills needed to use a computer. No computer skills required.

Word 1 – Tuesday, May 23rd 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 Class

Facebook Basics – Wednesday, May 24th 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.

Basic Internet Skills – Wednesday, May 24th from 2-3:30 pm – Learn the basics of searching the Web. Mouse and typing skills required.

Word 2 – Wednesday, May 24th 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, May 25th from 2-3:30 pm – 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.

Word: Flyers, Pictures, and Drawing Tools – Thursday, May 25th from 6:30-8 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2013 to create flyers, manipulate pictures, and to effectively use Word’s Drawing Tools.

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.

 


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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