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Thanksgiving Closings

All Mentor PL branches will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 26th.

All Mentor PL branches will be closed all day on Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 27th.

All Mentor PL branches will be open on Friday, November 28th.


Monday University: Holiday Origami

On Monday, December 8th from 6:30-8 pm, Jenn Cline from the Ohio Paper Folders will present a hands on workshop teaching the basics of origami in a hold themed program. Please register to attend.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 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.


Buying a Computer or Tablet: Computer & Cookies

Technology is constantly evolving. What should you look for when shopping for a new tablet or computer? Come in on Tuesday, December 9th from 10-11:30 am, eat a cookies, and find out about the new computing technology on the market.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. 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.


Major Battles of the Civil War: The Battle of Nashville

On Wednesday, December 10th from 12-1 pm, join James A. Garfield NHS staff and volunteers at Mentor Public Library as we look at the late 1864 battle of Nashville, Tennessee. Attendees are invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the talk.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 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.


Holiday Cookie Exchange

Make cookies and sweets to share! Come celebrate the season at the 3rd Annual Holiday Cookie Exchange on Wednesday, December 10th from 7-8:30 pm. Be ready to share your recipe, talk about what you’ve been reading, and what your holiday plans are.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 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.


A Night of Jazz with the Four Clarinets

On Thursday December 18th from 7-8 pm, a local jazz ensemble will perform and discuss the arrangement of jazz music.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 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.


Christmas and New Year Closings

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All Mentor PL branches will closed on Christmas Eve – Wednesday, December 24th.

All Mentor PL branches will be closed on Christmas Day – Thursday, December 25th.

All Mentor PL branches will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, December 31st.

All Mentor PL branches will be closed on New Year’s Day – Thursday, January 1st.


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 on the Driveway Side of Main. We will have an interior lobby box coming soon. Call the library at 440-255-8811 for more information.


Mentor’s Reader

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 about their favorite books and the books they are currently reading.  The blog is updated with a new recommendation at least once a week.  Enjoy!

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