Are You a Ninja?
On Friday, July 22 at 1:00 PM come and test your ninja skills! Successfully complete our ninja tasks to see if you have ninja qualities and receive a ninja certificate! Grades K-5. Registration is required and begins here on July 8.
Beachfest @ Headlands State Park
On Saturday, July 16, anytime between 11:00 AM and 7:00 PM join the library in the craft tent of Mentor’s Beachfest to make some super sand art. While supplies last! No registration required.
Big Games, Big Fun
On Tuesday, join us at 1:00 PM on the Read House Lawn for an oversized afternoon of fun. We will have plenty of oversized lawn games for you to play with, like ring toss, hopscotch, tic tac toe, and lawn bowling. Ages 5- 12. No registration is required.
On Thursday, June 30 at 2:00 PM join us to test your survivor skills. Take on our challenges on the Island of Readlandia (also known as the Read House). Open to grades 3 – 6. Registration is required, and begins here on June 16.
Poolside Stories @ Civic Center Pool
Fridays at 2:00 PM, June 17 – July 29, cool down during your rest period with some fun stories presented by the MPL staff! All ages welcome. No registration required.
A Walk in the Park
Let’s take a walk! Thursdays, June 9 – July 28 We’ll meet at the entrance of the library at 10:00 AM. Together we will walk down to Eleanore B. Garfield Park for a special story time and a snack. After story time we’ll all walk back together. Ages 3 and younger with their parents. Registration is required, and begins here on May 26.
Move it Mondays
Get Ready! Get set! Read! Join us each Monday in June – July at 1:00 PM on the Read House Lawn for different activities related to keeping fit. Open to all ages. No registration is necessary.
June 6 – Football Training Camp
June 13 – Kung Fu and other Fun Activities
June 20 – Net Sports
June 27 – Parachute Fun
July 11 – Old Fashioned Outdoor Games
July 18 – Soccer
July 25 – Nutrition
Summer Story Times
Story Times will start up again on June 7 and run through July 29. 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. Head on over to our story time page for times and descriptions.
Make a Craft
On Monday, July 11 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.