Branch Programming

Upcoming events at Lake, Headlands, & The HUB!

(Click here to see our on-going programs)

Registration for most programs opens 14 days before the program.

 


Out of This World Art! @ Headlands

Saturday, August 17, 2019
1:00 pm – 2:00 pmGalaxy

Summer Reading may be over, but the universe is still waiting to be explored!  Come to the Headlands Branch to make some out of this world art to celebrate the strange and amazing universe we call home.

For additional information, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000 or register online.

 


Vinyl Sticker Coffee Mugs (Adults) @ The HUB

Monday, August 19, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pmcoffee-mugs

Come by The HUB to make a personalized coffee mug using the vinyl cutter to create a sticker with custom message or image.

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.

 


Paws to Read @ Headlands

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm or 6:30 pm – 7:00 pmDiva (left) and Stella share a story during Paws to Read.

Kids who are able to read independently are invited to practice their reading skills in these 30 minute sessions with a licensed therapy dog! Registration is required.

For additional information, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000 or register online.

 


Coffee Cozies (Adults) @ The HUB

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pmImage result for coffee cozie

Stop by The HUB to keep your coffee warm with a personalized coffee cozy. Have a fun time using our Makerspace equipment.

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.

 


Engraved Tooth Fairy Box @ The HUB

Thursday, August 22, 2019
5:30pm – 7:00pmTooth

Celebrate National Tooth Fairy Day at The HUB! Craft a magical wooden Tooth Fairy Box using the Laser Engraver and a little imagination!  Ages 5-12.

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.

 


Chalk Art @ Headlands

Saturday, August 24, 2019
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmEva makes a chalk drawing. No word on if she was able to jump into it later.

Tweens, join us in expressing yourself and your creativity with chalk!  We will be using chalk to create pictures and designs on the outside of our building and on the sidewalk.

For additional information, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000 or register online.

 


Vinyl Cutter Basics @ The HUB

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
4:00pm – 5:30pm or 6:00pm – 7:30pm

You can use the makerspace's vinyl cutter to make custom stickers, shirts and more.Learn the basics of using The HUB’s vinyl cutter at one of these informative presentations.  Get inspired for your next project and walk away with a vinyl souvenir! All ages welcome to attend.

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.

 


Mosaic Heart Pendants (Adults) @ The HUBHeart pendant

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
3:30pm – 5:00pm

Stop by The HUB and show your creative side by making a mosaic heart pendant.

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.

 


Crafty Adults! @ Lake

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
6:30pm – 8:00pm Crafting

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.

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

 


Color Me, Headlands

Wednesday, August 28, 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.

 


Labor Day – Library Closed

Monday, September 2, 2019flag
All Day

All Mentor libraries will be closed, reopening Tuesday, September 3rd.

 


DIY Clothespin Photo Frame @ The Hub

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
5:00pm – 6:30pm

Come to The HUB and learn how to build a clothespin photo frame as a fun way to display your photos of the upcoming year!  Ages 5 – 12. Registration begins August 20th.

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.

 


Homework Help (Grades 4-6) @ The Hub

Wednesdays in September 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Do you need a little extra help this school year? Stop by The HUB for homework help with a certified teacher. Grades 4-6. Registration not 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.

 


Headlands Sit & Stitch

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pmknit stitch yarn

Come knit & crochet with us!  Bring whatever project you’re working on or look through patterns for inspiration.  We have charity crafting ideas, as well as knitting needles and crochet hooks to lend to get you started.  We can’t provide formal lessons, but feel free to ask questions of the group!

For additional information, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000 or register online.

 


From Covered Wagons To Rocket Ships @ Headlands

Saturday, September 7, 2019
1:00pm – 1:45pm

Help us celebrate our 200th anniversary starting with a covered wagon craft and light speed forward to rocket ship crafts. Tons of fun! Registration opens August 24th.  For kids ages 6+.

For additional information, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000 or register online.

 


Downton Abbey Tea (Adults) @ Lake

Saturday, September 7, 2019
11:00am – 12:30pm

Come celebrate the upcoming Downton Abbey movie at the Lake Branch. Enjoy tea and light snacks and some trivia and games. Registrations begins on August 24, 2019.

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

 


Custom Cork Magnets (Teens) @ The Hub

Monday, September 9, 2019
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Use The HUB’s laser engraver to create magnets to decorate your locker–or refrigerator! Ages 12-18. Registration begins August 26th.

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.

 


Homework Help (Grades 1-3) @ The Hub

Mondays in September 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Do you need a little extra help this school year? Stop by The HUB for homework help with a certified teacher. Grades 1-3. On a walk-in basis only.

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.

 


Curious Kids – The Science of Art @ Headlands

Monday, September 9, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pmScience

Join us at the Headlands Branch as we explore new ideas every month.  Through science experiments & playful activities, we’ll learn & see new things, and challenge ourselves to be more curious about our world!

This month, we’ll be having fun with art supplies while learning a little about surface tension and chemical reactions! For kids K-5.  Registration is required and opens on August 26th.

For additional information, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000 or register online.

 


Eco-Friendly Arts & Crafts (Adults) @ Headlands

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pmCrafting

Join us at the Headlands Branch as we explore natural ways to make art & art supplies.  Come dressed for a mess! Registration opens August 28th.

For additional information, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000 or register online.

 


DIY Puffy Paint @ The Hub

Thursday, September 19, 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Stop by The HUB for a fun day making puffy paint. Paint away! Ages 5-12.  Registration begins September 5th.

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.

 


Instant Pot: Soups, Stews, and Comfort Foods (Adults) @ Lake

Monday, September 23, 2019
6:30pm – 7:45pm

A review of Instant Pot Cooking Methods. Recipes for Comfort Foods. Cooking Demonstration. Registrations begins September 16, 2019.

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

 


DIY Friendship Bracelets @ The Hub

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
5:30pm – 7:00pm

Come by The HUB and make a friendship bracelet with a personalized acrylic charm. Ages 5-12. Registration begins September 10th.

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.

 


Books and Yoga: Stretch and Go Yoga (Adults) @ Lake

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Take time out of your busy day to decompress and relax at Lake Branch.   Yoga instructor, Darlene Kelbach, focuses on basic yoga techniques to relieve stress. Please wear comfortable clothing that is easy to move and don’t forget to bring a yoga mat or beach towel!  Registrations starts September 11, 2019.

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

 


Crafty Adults! @ Lake

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
6:30pm – 8:00pm

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. Registration begins September 11, 2019

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

 


Playing Games from the Past @ Headlands

Saturday, September 28, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Let’s go back in time in honor of celebrating the Library’s 200th birthday.  We will play games that were played during the time our library was established!

For additional information, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000 or register online.

 


Bad Art Club (Teens & Adults) @ Headlands

Saturday, September 30, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pmart_palette_brush_2

Come to the Headlands Branch as, each month, we explore new mediums & techniques that will help you express your creativity in new ways and give you permission to make something ugly or less than perfect. Making bad art is better than making no art at all!

For additional information, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000 or register online.

 


 

 

 

On-Going Programs

 


Tyke Time @ Headlands 

Thursdays, 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Teddy Bear & Book

Join us every Thursday for stories, songs, and rhymes, and a very simple craft  for this younger pre-school story time. Ages 6 Months to 4 years. Kids you must bring a big person to stay with you, and they can have a good time too. No registration required. For additional information contact the Headlands Branch – 257-2000.

 


Tiddlywinks @ Lake

Thursdays, 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.Tiddlywinks

Join us for a lively and interactive story time filled with stories, songs, and rhymes just right for little listeners. Open to those from birth to 36 months, but older siblings are welcome! For additional information, contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512.

 


Storytime Stars @ Lake

Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11 am
Star books

Children ages 6 months to 5 years are welcome to attend this story time at Lake Branch. Enjoy stories, music, rhymes and a craft to take home. Make a star wish! All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

 


Saturday Crafty Pop Up @ Headlands

Saturdays, 10:00 am – 1:00 pmcrafts-1

Come and spend a few minutes making a craft to take home.

For additional information, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000

 


Wiggle and Play Club @ Lake

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
6:30-7:00 p.m.child-mom reading

Monthly club offers a simplified version of a storytime. This club consists of reading one story along with rhymes and songs. There will be a themed activity for little listeners on the move and each session ends with 15 minutes of play time with educational toys. Lets have some fun! All ages.

Future Meetings:

  • Off July & August
  • September 4, 2019

 


Picking Up STEAM @ Lake

Saturday, September 14, 2019
2:00-3:00 p.m.Curiosity

Explore new ideas every month through science experiments & playful activities. Each session of the series will focus on one aspect of STEAM, science, technology, engineering, art and math. We’ll learn & see new things and challenge ourselves to be more curious about our world. Attendee must be between the grades of 1 and 6.

Future Meetings:

  • October 12, 2019
  • November 9, 2019

 


Studio MPL Art Club @ Lake

Monday, September 16, 2019
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Calling all creative kids! Join us for a fun art project. Children need to be able to work independently and responsibly with art supplies for a successful studio experience.Please dress for mess!

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

Future Meetings:

  • October 21, 2019
  • No Meeting in November

 


Let’s Go LEGO Club! @ Headlands

Saturday, August 17, 2019
2:00-3:00 p.m.

Get creative using the Library’s Lego Bricks. We’ll have a theme, but you can do your own thing! Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration is necessary! For additional information contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000.

Future Meetings:

  • September 21, 2019
  • October 19, 2019

 


Crafty Adults @ Lake

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
6:30-8:00 p.m.nurse-tie-dye-clipart-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.

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

Future Dates:

  • September 25, 2019
  • October 30, 2019

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