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Musical chairs & making maracas on Musical Mondays

We had our first Musical Monday this week. Kids made maracas and played musical chairs at our Read House. And the fun has just begun. We’ll host Musical Mondays at 1 p.m. each Monday during Summer Reading. Every week, we’ll offer different games, … Continue reading

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J. Everett Prewitt on writing, libraries & Literary Cleveland

Award-winning author J. Everett Prewitt joined us for our inaugural Northcoast Writers’ Showcase. He discussed why he writes, how libraries have helped him and Literary Cleveland — a local nonprofit that offers classes and events for writers and readers. Visit our YouTube … Continue reading

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Learn how to use our 3D printer

You can learn how to use our 3D printer to craft jewelry, toys, cell phone cases, widgets and more during a free program at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, at our Main Branch. You don’t need to know how computer-aided … Continue reading

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Join our Mad Hatter Tea Party on Father’s Day weekend

Not to brag, but we know how to throw a tea party at Mentor Public Library. Be they princess, Pinkalicious or Poppins parties, the kids always have a good time. (And we do too!) Typically, we host a tea party around … Continue reading

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Photos: Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Libraries rock this summer, and they’re also magical. So we kicked off Summer Reading last week with a magic show from Mr. Zap. He dazzled families with magic rope and rings, card tricks and other remarkable acts of prestidigitation. We also … Continue reading

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