Branches

Upcoming events at Lake, Headlands, & The HUB!

(Click here to see our on-going programs)

 


Green Kids Craft Lab @ The HUB

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
6:00-7:30 pmGreen Craft

What can you make with recycled material? Come by The HUB on the 4th Wednesday of the month to see what your imagination can bring to life. Discover how to make new objects and art from items typically tossed away. Grades Pre K – 6th. Apr 24th: I love the Earth

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.

 


Jelly Bean Structures @ Headlands

Saturday, April 27, 2019
2:00-2:45 pmJelly Beans

Hop on in and join us for some fun and challenge yourself! We will be building jelly bean structures. Tallest structure wins a prize! Attendee must be between the ages of 9 Years and 12 Years old.

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

 


Once Upon a Thyme @ The Hub

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
6:30 pm – 7:00 pmseed shoot

Celebrate spring early at The HUB with a spring themed story time seed and a seed starter craft. Attendee must be between the ages of 3 Years and 5 Years old.

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

Saturday, May 4, 2019
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm or 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Katie takes a quick break from reading about Quidditch to give Honey a belly rub.Kids who are able to read independently are invited to read for a 30-minute session. A licensed dog will listen to the child read in order to help build reading confidence and skills. Attendee must be between the grades of 1 and 5. Registration is necessary and begins 2 weeks prior to the program.

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

 


Make It Monday: Mason Jar Bank (Teens) @ The Hub

Monday, May 6, 2019
3:30 pm – 5:30 pmmason-jars

Work on an afternoon craft at The HUB on the 1st Monday of the month. Each month will feature a different project. While supplies last. Grades 6-12

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.

 


Coding Club @ The HUB

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
4:30-6:00 pmCoding Club

Learn how to animate drawings and design websites every first Tuesday of the month at The HUB! In this self-paced club, you ‘ll earn badges as you reach certain milestones. Earn all the badges to become a Programming Wizard! Attendee must be at least in grade 4 or higher.

Participants must bring their own headphones. An account at KhanAcademy.org is recommended, but 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 or register online.

 


Happy Mother’s Day @ Headlands

Saturday, May 11, 2019
10:00 am – 4:00 pmMother's Day

Stop in at the Headlands branch and make a card and a special craft for that someone special while supplies last.

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

 


Custom Name Plaques @ The Hub

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
6:00-7:30 pmPlaque

Create a personalized name plaque for your room using The HUB’s laser engraver! Put the finishing touches on your masterpiece with paint and other decorations. Attendee must be between the grades of K and 6.

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.

 


Detective Pikachu Mystery @ Lake

Saturday, May 18, 2019
11:00 am – 3:00 pmpokeball

Children use their detective skills to find hidden Pokemon through a series of puzzles and challenges. Crafts, snacks and magnifying glasses provided. Walk in program with no registration. All ages welcome.

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

 


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.

 


Alien Invasion @ Lake

Thursday, May 23, 2019
11:00 am – 3:00 pmalien

Aliens have invaded the Lake Branch with crafts and activities. Stop by and join in the fun! While you’re here sign up for Summer Reading and earn chances to win prizes!

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

 


Create a Candy Maze! @ Headlands

Saturday, May 25, 2019
2:00 pm – 2:45 pmCandy

Join us for a sweet time! Create a candy maze. Take turns with new friends navigating each candy maze! Take yours home to have fun with your family and friends. Attendee must be between the ages of 9 Years and 12 Years old.

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

 


Memorial Day – Library ClosedMemorial Day

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

 


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.

 


 

 

 

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, April 3, 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:

  • May 1, 2019
  • June 5, 2019

 


Picking Up STEAM @ Lake

Saturday, April 13, 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:

  • May 11, 2019
  • June 8, 2019

 


Let’s Go LEGO Club! @ Headlands

Saturday, April 20, 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:

  • May 18, 2019
  • June 15, 2019

 


Studio MPL Art Club @ Lake

Monday, April 15, 2019
4:00-5:00 p.m.Studio Art

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! Attendee must be between the grades of 2 and 5.  For additional information contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512.

Future Meetings:

  • May 20, 2019

 


Green Kids Craft Lab @ The HUB

Wednesday, April 24, 2019: I Love the Earth
6:00-7:30 pmRecycle

What can you make with recycled material? Come by The HUB on the 4th Wednesday of the month to see what your imagination can bring to life. Discover how to make new objects and art from items typically tossed away.  Grades Pre K – 6th

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.

Future Meetings:

  • May 22, 2019: For the Garden

 


Crafty Adults @ Lake

Wednesday, April 24, 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:

  • May 29, 2019
  • June 26, 2019

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