Paws to Read

On Wednesday, October 19, kids who can read independently are invited to sign up for a 30 minute session. A licensed therapy dog will listen to the child read in order to help with reading skills. Registration is required and begins on October 5.


Haunted Laboratory

Calling all of the mad scientists of Mentor! On Tuesday, October 18 at 7:00 PM join us for some scary stories, spooky science experiments, and disgusting treats! Grades 3 – 6. Registration is required and begins here on October 4.


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On Friday, October 14, school is out for the day, so come and join us for lunch and a movie! Bring your own lunch and we will provide the movie, E.T., and the popcorn! Open to all ages. Registration is required and starts here on September 30.

Full Steam Ahead

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Join us Tuesdays, October 4 – November 1 at 4:00 PM for this new 5 week program focusing on hands on activities that will enhance STEAM development. Each week will focus on a different subject. Grades 1 – 5. Registration is required for each session and begins two weeks prior.

October 4 -Science
October 11 – Technology
October 18 – Engineering
October 25 – Art
November 1 – Mathematics

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On Friday, September 30, join us from 7:oo PM to 10:00 PM for this after hours program in the library. Use your wits and ingenuity to find your way out of the locked library. For ages 8 -12. Registration is required. Call 440-255-8811 ext. 221 to register. You will need a signed permission slip that you can pick up from the children’s staff.

Night Creatures

Join us on Wednesday, September 28 at 4:00 PM for a fun program! As the sun goes down and darkness envelopes the forest, many animals rouse from their slumber in search of a meal. Presented by the Lake Metroparks. Ages 3 -12. Registration is required and starts here on September 14.


Fall story timeFall Story Times

Fall Times will start up again on Monday, September 12 and run through Friday, November 18. Story time is a great way to introduce your child to the library and books!  It also reinforces early literary skills that will help your child when he or she starts school and is ready to learn to read. Our story times are filled with great age appropriate stories, rhymes and music.

This session we will be hosting two story times on Mondays; Snappy Little Story Time at 10:00 AM for ages 5 and younger with an adult and Family Story Time at 6:30 PM for families with children of all ages. Head on over to our story time page for times and descriptions.

Make a Craft

On Monday, October 3 stop by the Children’s Department throughout the day and get creative with one of our monthly crafts, while supplies last. All ages are welcome. No registration is required.



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