Adults

 


Color Me Cool @ Main

Thursday, August 17, 2017  (8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24, & 8/31)
10:00 am – 11:30 am  or  1:00 pm – 2:30 pm! color

Relaxing Adult coloring in a Cool spot. Coloring pages and supplies will be available for your use. Let’s try something new, Water color paint and acrylics will be available to try as a new color medium. Light refreshment will be provided. Come join us -simply follow the sound of soft music that is where we will be. You may also hear laughter, and great conversation. Ladies and gentlemen welcome.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. The program will be held in the Frances Cleveland Room on the 2nd floor of the Main Library. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Major Leaders of World War II: Stalin @ Main

Thursday, August 17, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmImage result for stalin

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 Joseph Stalin.

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 @ Read House

Saturday, August 26, 2017  – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday, August 27, 2017  – 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.

This sale is open to the public. 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.

 


Start Talking: Understanding Opioid Abuse @ Main

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmHealth

Members of the Cleveland Clinic will visit the Mentor Public Library to speak with the public about the current opioid crisis. People who attend will learn information that will help them not only spot signs of potential drug abuse, but also help them begin conversations that can help prevent others from abusing drugs.

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.

 


Monday University: Cleveland’s Prohibition Era Mob Bosses @ Main

Monday, September 11, 2017
7:00 pm – 8:00 pmProhibition Era

The Prohibition Era was the bloodiest period in Cleveland History. Rival gangs brutally battled to control the city’s rackets. Many of the mob leaders didn’t survive the period, but a few lived to a ripe old age and became respected icons in the community.

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 – Political Cartoons @ Main

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmcannon civil war

Learn about political cartoons and satire used by political parties and journalists of all ideologies during this critical period in American history.

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.

 


Monet at the Marsh @ Main

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:30 pmPaint

Back by popular demand, this repeat performance of Monet at the Marsh with instructor Stephanie Royko will be 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 open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Village Room. Register at the library. Call at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Yoga for Stress Relief @ Main

Thursday, September 14, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm! Yoga Frog

Stressed out? Join us for a yoga session focused entirely on relieving your stress. An instructor from Awaken Yoga will be here to lead the class and help us all relax. Accommodations will be made for those who need to use a chair during the 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. 247 for more information.

 


Computer Classes @ Main

Basic ComputersTuesday, September 26th from 2-3:30 pm – Learn the Basics skills needed to use a computer. No computer skills required.

Word 1Tuesday, September 26th 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

Basic Internet SkillsWednesday, September 27th from 2-3:30 pm – Learn the basics of searching the Web. Mouse and typing skills required.

Word 2Wednesday, September 27th 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.

Facebook Basics Thursday, September 28th 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 EmailThursday, September 28th 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: Labels & Mail Merge – Thursday, September 28th from 6:30-8 pm – Using Microsoft Office 2013, learn how to create mailing labels and preform a mail merge to create labels, envelopes, and form letters.

These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is required because seating is limited. 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, e xt. 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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