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Library Closed for Staff In-Service Training – All Branchesclosed

All branches of Mentor Public Library will be closed for All Day on Friday, October 19th, 2018 for In-service training.

 


 

Color Me Concord

Thursday, October 16, 23, & 30,  2018
10:00 pm – 11:30 am!Color

Concord Twp Community Center brings relaxing adult coloring as a part of Library Tuesday.  Coloring pages and supplies will be available for your use. Beverage provided by the Concord Community Center and a small snack will be provided by Mentor Public Library. Follow the sound of soft music and laughter, and color in the company of friends!

Come join us at the Concord Township Community Center 7671 Auburn Rd., Concord Ohio. Registration is required at 440-639-4650.


The Fashions of Downton Abbey @ Main

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
6:00 pm – 7:30 pmfashion

Presented by Laura Loew. Learn more about the changes in fashion circa 1912-1924 as seen on the hit PBS program “Downton Abbey,” and see how each character’s clothes support her personal story. Includes behind the scenes information on the show.

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.


Medicare Information Walk-In @ MOL

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmMedicare

Boost your Medicare know-how and learn how to choose the coverage that fits your needs, just in time for Open Enrollment! Renee Lagoni of United Healthcare will be available to answer your questions and to provide you with information about Medicare.

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


Lake-Geauga Health Fair @ Paradigm Center

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
5:30 pm – 6:30 pmHealth Screenings

Learn about local resources available to those who struggle with addiction and their families.

Attendees include Cleveland Clinic, UH, Lake Health, Lake County ADAMHS Board, Hope Over Heroin, Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers, Crossroads, Lake County General Health District, and United Way of Lake County.

Health Fair precedes talk by Beth Macy, award-winning journalist and author of “Dopesick.”

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held at the Paradigm Center at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.


Author Visit: Beth Macy (Dopesick) @ Paradigm Center

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmDopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America (Signed Book)

Opiates have ravaged both the region and nation. And few have investigated the country’s sickness like award-winning journalist Beth Macy, author of “Dopesick.”

Macy will discuss the opioid crisis, having gleaned insight from doctors, the addicted and bereaved. She’ll also share the hope she sees for the future.

Macy’s talk will be preceded from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with a Health Fair where people can learn about local resources for those who suffer from addiction.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held at the Paradigm Center at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.


 

Color Me Calm @ Main

Thursday, October 18
10:30 am – 12:00 pm!Color

Join us for a relaxing morning with coloring. Coloring pages, markers, pencils and gel pens are provided. Light refreshments are served.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. The program will be held in the 2nd Floor Office of the Main Library. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.


Presidents of the 20th Century: Eisenhower @ Main

Thursday, October 18, 2018
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmImage result for Eisenhower

From his days as supreme commander of the European theater to his leadership of the country in the early years of the Cold War, Dwight Eisenhower was one of America’s most remarkable presidents. Join us for a public lecture by Dr. John Foster on the career of America’s most successful general.

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.


 

Refuel Your Resume @ MOL

Monday, October 22, 2018
3:00 pm – 4:00 pmResume

If you’re job hunting and can’t seem to drum up any interest, stop in at the Lake Branch to learn some tips and tricks to showcase your skills and get prospective employers interested in you! Attendee must be 18 Years or older.

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

 


 Computer Classes @ Main

 

Facebook Basics Tuesday, October 23rd from 2:00-3:30 pm – 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 1 – Tuesday, October 23rd 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.)! Computer Class

Word: Flyers, Pictures, and Drawing Tools – Wednesday, October 24th from 2:00-3:30 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2013 to create flyers, manipulate pictures, and to effectively use Word’s Drawing Tools.

Excel 2 – Wednesday, October 24th 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.

PowerPoint 1 – Thursday, October 25th from 2:00-3:30 pm – Learn how to create and run a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. Learn how to create a basic Presentation, provide basic formatting and background designs, and save the presentation.

Excel 3 – Thursday, October 25th 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 Frances Cleveland room on the second floor of the Main Library. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Community Creates : a Mentor Collage @ Main

Saturday, October 27, 2018
1:30-3:00 pmArt Supplies

Come join art instructor Stephanie Royko to create a communal collage based on the style of art by Romare Bearden. All ages are welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the Mentor Public 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. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Medicare Information Walk-In @ MOL

Monday, October 29, 2018
2:00-3:00 pmMedicare

Boost your Medicare know-how and learn how to choose the coverage that fits your needs, just in time for Open Enrollment! Renee Lagoni of United Healthcare will be available to answer your questions and to provide you with information about Medicare.

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

 


Medicare Basics 2018 @ Main

Monday, October 29, 2018
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 his Associates from Pelorus Financial Group.

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.

 


The Spirits Speak @ Main

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmGhosties

Do ghostly spirits speak to people? How did Spiritualism get started? How do seances really work? Learn the secrets behind the world of spirit mediums from the past.

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.

 


Medicare Basics 2018 @ Lake

Monday, November 5, 2018
6:00 pm – 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.

 


Monday University: Eliot Ness’ Cleveland @ Main

Monday, November 5, 2018
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmImage result for Eliot Ness

Western Reserve Historical Society: Speaking of Cleveland Presentation

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.

 


Watercolor Club @ Lake

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmWatercolor

Join us at the Lake Branch as we explore the world of watercolor. Come to experience the joy of painting with other like-minded artists and art enthusiasts. No previous experience required. Registration is required. Basic supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own! Attendee must be 18 Years or older.

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

 


Friends of Mentor Library Bag Sale @ Read House

Thursday, November 8, 2018 – (Friends Preview Sale) – 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturday, November 10, 2018 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pmBook Sale
Sunday, November 11, 2018 – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

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.

 


Les Roberts Author Visit @ Main

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmTitle: Full Cleveland (Milan Jacovich Mysteries #2), Author: Les Roberts

The author of the beloved Milan Jacovich series visits MPL for a special evening to discuss and read from his work.

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.

 


Leaders and Legacies of the Civil War: Cycloramas @ Main

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmcannon civil war

“We Can Now Look Back Upon the Scene”: Cycloramas as Art, Entertainment, & Memorial
By the last decades of the 19th century, Americans were ready to look back at their shared experience of Civil War. A new theatrical field—the cyclorama—allowed people to witness the war in a way no parade or monument could. Learn about battlefield cycloramas and the amazing ability they had to put people in the center of the defining experience of their lives.

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.

 


Breathe Easy with Aromatherapy @ The HUB

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
6:00 pm – 7:00 pmAromatherapy

Come by The HUB to learn breathing techniques and make an aromatherapy sachet to help keep you calm during the upcoming holiday season. Ages 18+. Registration required

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.

 


Trivia Night at The HUB

Monday, November 19, 2018
5:00 pm – 6:30 pmTrivia

Show off your wealth of knowledge at The HUB! Compete on your own or in small teams (2-5 people) for the most points by answering questions on a variety of subjects. Snacks will be provided. (Note: If playing on a team, each member needs to register individually.) Attendees 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.

 


DIY Thanksgiving Decor @ Lake

Monday, November 19, 2018
7:00 pm – 8:00 pmThanksgiving 1

Join us at the Lake Branch to make decorative crafts to help you celebrate Thanksgiving in style! Attendee must be 18 Years or older.

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

 


Mentor Libraries Closing for Thanksgiving

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018, the Library will be closing early at 5:00pm today.

Thursday, November 22, 2018 All Mentor libraries will be closed, reopening Friday, November 23rd.

All Mentor libraries will be closed, reopening Friday, November 23rd.

 


Sleep :Why is it important and how do we get more of it? @ Main

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
1:30 pm – 2:30 pmSleep

We just turned our clocks back, are you having trouble sleeping? It could be falling asleep or staying asleep. A speaker from Kemper House will be here to help you with some tips on natural solutions on how to catch some ZZZ’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 Village Room. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Color Me, Headlands

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
7:00 pm – 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 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.


Mentors Reader Logo 2015

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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