Adults

Word-1 Computer Class @ Lake

Thursday, April 25, 2019
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm! Computer Class

Learn how to use Microsoft Word to create documents. Create a document. Open and existing document. Select text and change the formatting. Save the document.

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

 


The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up @ Main

Thursday, April 25, 2019
6:30 pm – 7:45 pmOrganizing

Learn about the life-changing magic of tidying up and how you can put it into action in your own life. Chris Beers, founder and lead advisor of Field Play Pro Organizing will inspire and empower you to organize your home once and for all.
He will describe The KonMari Method, which he uses to help his clients restore harmony to their homes. Created by Marie Kondo, author of, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” this profound method of home organizing has changed the lives of millions. Now it’s your turn. Please register to attend.

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.

 


Green Screen Basics @ The HUB

Monday, April 29, 2019
5:00-6:00 pm or 6:30-7:30 pmGreen Screen

Learn the basics of using The HUB’s green screen studio at this informative presentation. Get inspired for your next video project!

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.

 


Rock Painting @ Concord

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
10:00 am – 11:30 amRock Painting

Join us to paint some creative designs on rocks. Supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity!

Come join us at the Concord Township Community Center 7671 Auburn Rd. Concord Ohio. Register at 440-639-4650.

 


Getting Started with Medicare program @ Main

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
6:00 pm – 8:00 pmMedicare

If you are approaching age 65, or going on Medicare for the first time, this is your opportunity to gain a basic understanding of how Medicare works and how it affects you. You will learn what Parts A, B, C and D cover and what is not covered. You will learn the difference between a Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage Plan. This class is designed to make Medicare easy to understand and to answer all your questions before you need to register for Medicare. Presented by Mutsko Insurance Services

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 Calm @ Main

Thursday, May 2, 9, & 16, 2019
10:30 am – 11:30 am!Color

Looking for some relaxing, quiet time? Enjoy coloring activities, listen to soothing music, meet new friends and munch on a cookie or two.

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.

 


Sugar Control with Heinen’s Wellness Team @ Main

Thursday, May 2, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:30 pmsugar

Join Heinen’s very own Registered Dietician & Author, Melanie Jatsek, for a special event targeting sugar control, how sugar is hidden in virtually most foods, effects of sugar on the body, and just how addictive sugar is. Alongside Melanie will also be Heinen’s of Willoughby’s very own in store Wellness Consultants.

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.

 


The Friends of Mentor Public Library @ Main

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
6:00-7:00 pm

Meeting of the Friends organization.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held on the second floor of the Main Library in the Conference Room. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Leaders & Legacies of the Civil War: the 14th Amendment @ Main

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmcannon civil war

Reinventing Freedom: The Importance of the Fourteenth Amendment
Written during the tumultuous years of Andrew Johnson’s presidency, the 14th Amendment was the Republican Party’s policy and platform for Reconstruction. Why did Republicans in Congress make ratification a condition of readmission of the seceded states? How did James Garfield assess the amendment? How has this one amendment to the Constitution changed the meaning of our basic law? This presentation will explore its importance at the time of ratification, and how it has remade America.

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.

 


Personal Investing using Quicken Software @ Main

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmInvest

Most people spend more time planning a vacation than their financial future. Ron Kolz will show you how to use Quicken for Windows to learn to take control of your money. Learn to base your investment plans on goal, age and risk tolerance, and keep track of your success financially.

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.

 


Monday University: Exploring Ohio Caverns @ Main

Monday, May 13, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmcave

Ohio Caverns is in the center of the state of Ohio near Columbus and was formed during the last ice age. This cavern system features several different underground portions to explore and has many outstanding and unique mineral decorations that make it well worth the visit. This talk discusses what can be seen during a visit to this interesting destination. Presented by Kevin Magee.
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.

 


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Monday, May 13, 2019
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This year will mark the 75th anniversary of D-day. Peter Booth will reenact and portray a WWII soldier describing the combat action in France during the Normandy Invasion. Join us for this historic event and display of WWII memorabilia. For Adults and teens. Presenter: Peter Booth

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

 


Tuesday topics: Getting to Know your Instant Pot @ Main

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmImage result for instant pot

An introduction to instant pot basics. Hints and Tips to get you cooking. Presented by a staff member. Presented by Mollie B.

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.

 


The Revolutionary War @ Main

Thursday, May 16, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmRevolutionary War

Presented by Dr. John Foster.

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.

 


Concord Book Club

Thursday, May 16, 2019
7:00 pm – 8:30 pmBorn to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

Join a librarian from Morley Library to discuss the book, Born to Run by Christopher McDougall. Books can also be picked up at the Concord location.

Come join us at the Concord Township Community Center 7671 Auburn Rd. Concord Ohio. Register at 440-639-4650.

 


A River Reborn: The History of the Cuyahoga River @ Main

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:15 pmImage result for Cuyahoga

The Cuyahoga River famously caught fire 50 years ago on June 22, 1969, inspiring several songs and sullying Cleveland’s reputation for generations. But do you know the real history? Discover the ups and downs of our crooked river through the years and what the future holds in store.

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, May 22, 2019
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.

 


SRP Kick off with the Chardon Polka Band @ Main

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmMusic

Begin registering for Summer Reading while listening to the Chardon Polka Band. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and snacks.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held on the Read House Lawn, 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 or register online.

 


Ohio Civics Game Hour @ Main

Thursday, May 23, 2019
6:30 am – 7:30 pmImage result for ohio

How much do you remember about civics from high school?  You and your friends can test your basic civics knowledge against other teams in this Jeopardy-like competition. Top teams win prizes!

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.

 


Memorial DayLibrary ClosedMemorial Day

All Mentor libraries will be closed on Monday, May 27th. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 28th.

 


May Computer Classes @ Main

 

Basic Computers – Tuesday, May 28th from 2-3:30 pm – Learn the Basics skills needed to use a computer. No computer skills required.

Word: Flyers, Pictures, and Drawing Tools – Wednesday, May 28th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2013 to create flyers, manipulate pictures, and to effectively use Word’s Drawing Tools.

Basic Internet Skills – Wednesday, May 29th from 10-11:30 am – Learn the basics of searching the Web. Mouse and typing skills required.! Computer Class

Publisher 1 Wednesday, May 29th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher 2013 to create flyers and other publications.

Basic Email – Thursday, May 30th from 10-11:30 am – 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.

Facebook Basics – Wednesday, May 30th from 2-3:30 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.

PowerPoint 1 – Thursday, May 30th from 6:30-8:00 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.

 

These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is required. The programs will be held in the Garfield Room on the lower level of the Main Library. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Classic Film Club @ Main

Wednesday, May 29,2019
1:00 pm – 3:30 pmmovie-camera-and-film-clipart-McLLdG7Xi

Attention movie-lovers! Explore the golden age of cinema with a different classic film at each meeting of this bi-monthly club. Enjoy the film, followed by a short discussion. Popcorn provided. This month’s film is The Maltese Falcon, starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor.

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.

 


Paint Night: Monet ‘s Water Lilies @ Main

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
6:30 am – 8:30 pmpainter palatte

Back by popular demand, learn to paint like Monet with instructor Stephanie Royko in the Village Room. Cost is $20 per person to cover materials (payable at time of registration. Sign up in person only at Main Ref desk.

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.

 


Crafty Adults! @ Lake

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
6:30 am – 8:00 pmcrafts-1

Each month we’ll explore and create a new craft. We’ll supply the materials and you supply the creativity. All skill levels are welcome. Bring your friends and get crafty! Registration is required. Attendee must be 21 Years or older.

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.

 


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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