Adults

2016 Adult Summer Read

Summer Reading: May 26 – July 31

 

 


Tai Chi for Beginners

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmTai Chi

Ever been curious about the slow-moving exercise, Tai Chi? Join us for a beginners class taught by the experts from Family Karate of Mentor. Please remember to wear comfortable clothes, as we will be moving around a lot. Registration is required for this event.

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. 215 for more information.

 


One Woman Musical

Thursday, July 28, 2016
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmMusical

Local talent Judy Crawford will perform highlights from the musicals Annie Get your Gun, Carousel, Oklahoma,and Showboat. Come and go down memory lane with some of your old favorites for the afternoon. Registration is requested.

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. 215 for more information.

 


National Coloring Day-Stress Free Zones

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
9:00 am – 3:00 pmcolor

In celebration of National Coloring Day the Mentor Public Library will provide bookmarks and coloring sheets in Adult, Young Adult and Children’s areas to color and take home. While supplies last. All are welcome.

This program will be held on the MPL Commons Area on the 1st floor of the Main Library.

 


Get Calm Color On

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
10:00 am – 11:30 amcolor

In celebration of National Coloring Day we are bringing back Adult Coloring. Coloring pages and supplies will be available for your use. Coffee, and or seasonal drink will be provided. So come join us or come back your seats are waiting, follow the sound of soft music you will find us. Call in registration only 440-255-8811.

This is a 6 week program.  We will be meeting 8/2, 8/9, 8/23, 8/30, 9/6, and 9/13.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held on the second floor of the Main Library in the Frances Cleveland Room. Register by calling the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


The Battle of the Bulge

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This program is free and open to the public. 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.

 


Monday University: Canning and Preserving

Monday, August 8, 2016
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Canning
Judi Strauss will present of techniques for preserving your summer harvest.

This program is free and open to the public. 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.

 


Leaders and Legacies of the Civil War: Photography

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm! Cannon

Civil War Photography, Part II
Photography was still in its early stages during the war, but the images the war produced have shaped and haunted us since. Learn about the history of photography and the men who brought us some of the most famous photos in our history. (Part I was presented in August 2015.)

This program is free and open to the public. 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.

 


Civil War Encore – Battle of the Wilderness

Thursday, August 11, 2016
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm! Cannon

Determined to defeat Lee’s army, Grant begins his “Overland Campaign” in May 1864 with a march on Richmond. Lee accommodates Grant’s desire for battle by surprising him in “The Wilderness”. Lee’s bold move gives him equal odds against an army twice his size.
Presented by David Lintern.

This program is free and open to the public. 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.

 


Google Tips and Tricks – Computers & Cookies

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
10:00 am – 11:30 amcookies

Google is the most popular search engine out there, but most people do not use it to its full capacity. Come have a cookie and learn tips and tricks to make your searching experience easier and more fruitful.  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 James R. Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


Getting Started with Medicare 

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
5:00 pm – 8:00 pmMedicare

Are you approaching age 65, or going on Medicare for the first time? This is your opportunity to see how it works with our guest speaker Laura Mutsko from Mutsko Insurance of Mentor. Bring your questions.

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. 215 for more information.

 


Tea From your Garden

Saturday, August 20, 2016
1:00 pm – 2:00 pmtea

Sarah Hurt, Herbalist, tea designer, and owner-operator of Sage and Spice Botanical, LL C from Cleveland, will speak on making teas from the herbs you grow right in your kitchen window or out your back door. It is time to harvest so learn how to make some good use of those fragrant healthful plants you have been babying all summer.

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. 215 for more information.

 


Friends of Mentor Library $5 Bag Sale

Saturday, August 20, 2016
9:00 am – 4:30 pmBooks

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

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held at the Read House next to the Main Library. Parking is in the Main Library’s lot. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


Aging with a Plan: How a Little Thought Today Can Vastly Improve Your Tomorrow

Thursday, August 25, 2016
6:00 pm – 7:30 pmtime

Sharona Hoffman is the Edgar A. Hahn Professor of Law, professor of bioethics, and co-director of the Law-Medicine Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Professor Hoffman is the author of the book “Aging with a Plan: How a Little Thought Today Can Vastly Improve Your Tomorrow”. She will present to you information on how to prepare yourself for the future no matter what age you are it is never to early or too late to become prepared. A time for questions and a book signing will follow her 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. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

 


Jazzercise for Beginners

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
6:00 pm – 7:00 pmExercise

Ever want to try out Jazzercise? Join us at the library for a beginners class! An instructor from Jazzercise Mentor will lead the class. We will be moving a lot, so please remember to dress comfortably. Registration is required for this class.

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. 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 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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