Library Champions 2014
End of Summer Reading Finale Party
On Thursday, August 7 at 6:00 PM help us celebrate the end of our summer reading program with live entertainment from the Eve N Stephen Music Fun Band. Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs. The band will take the stage at 7:00 PM. Summer reading winners will be displayed. And you can enter our 2nd chance drawing, but you must be in attendance to win! No registration is required, open to all ages.
Poolside Stories @ Civic Center Pool
Fridays, June 27-August 1, cool down during your rest period with some fun stories presented by MPL staff!l
Paws to Read
Independent readers will be paired up with a gentle dog who is licensed and trained to be a good listener. Registration starts two weeks before each session. Sessions are held June 17, July 16 and August 20 at 7 p.m.
Mad Science Mondays
Mondays, June 16-August 4th at 1 p.m. head on over to the Read House for some hands-on experiments and crafts. Open to all ages! No registration is necessary.
Summer Story Times
Summer Story Times will begin on Tuesday, June 10 and will run through August 1. Tiddlywinks! will be held on Tuesdays and Wednesday at 10 a.m. Preschool story times will be help on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Family story times will be held Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Fridays at 11 a.m. And Mother Goose will be held on Fridays at 10 a.m.
The 2014 Summer Reading Program runs May 31st – August 2nd.
Stop by any Mentor Public Library location beginning Saturday, May 31st to sign up and get your game sheet. For every 5 hours that you read (up to 15 hours), you’ll receive a different prize! For every hour you read or are read to, you’ll receive one raffle ticket for a chance to win one of our awesome grand prizes! If you read 20 hours, you’ll receive a Golden Ticket that will let you enter for a chance to win a $100 Toys R Us gift card!
The last day to receive prizes and raffle tickets is Saturday, August 2nd.
Make a Craft
All day, on Monday, August 4 stop by the Children’s Department any time throughout the day (while supplies last) and get creative with one of our monthly crafts. No registration necessary!
Fridays at 10:00 a.m., come join us at the Read House for a 4 week interactive program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. The first session runs June 13-June 27 and the second session runs July 11-August 1. Registration is required.
Family Story Time
Beginning June 12th, families with children of all ages are welcome to come and enjoy stories, music, rhymes and crafts. Family story times will be held Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Fridays at 11 a.m. in the Children’s Story Room. No registration is necessary.
Beginning Wednesday, June 11th from 11:00-11:30 a.m., children ages 3-5 are invited to attend story time without and adult and enjoy a fun-filled session of stories, songs and rhymes. Preschool Story Times are held Wednesdays at 11 a.m. This program is being held in the Children’s Story Room. No registration is necessary.
Starting Tuesday, June 10, join us for an interactive story time filled with stories, songs and rhymes just right for little listeners. Tiddlywinks! will be held Tuesdays, and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in the Children’s Story Room. No registration is necessary.