Branches

Upcoming events at Lake, Headlands, & The HUB!

(Click here to see our on-going programs)

 


Kids’ Holiday Crafts @ Lake

Monday, December 17, 2018
6:30-8:00 pmHoliday Crafts

Join us at the Lake Branch and make a variety of easy crafts while learning a bit about world religious traditions as we bring in the 2018 holiday season. Learn to make a Christmas tree, a menorah and a Kwanzaa placemat while finding out what they’re all for! Attendee must be between the grades of K and 5.

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

 


Jingle All The Way! @ Lake

Thursday, December 20, 2018
10:00-10:30 am Jingle Bell

Jingle All the Way at the Lake Branch for this special series of holiday stories. We’ll share some fun stories, songs and a simple craft each week. Fun for all ages with an adult!

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

 


Saturday Crafty Pop Up @ Headlands

Saturday, December 22, & 29, 2018
10:00 am -1:00 pmCrafty Pop Up

Come and spend a few minutes making a craft to take home.

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

 


Graham Cracker “Gingerbread” Houses @ Lake

Saturday, December 22, 2018
2:00-3:00 pmgingerbread

Celebrate the holidays at the Lake Branch by designing and building your own gingerbread house (minus the gingerbread)! Use graham crackers, frosting, and sweets to create something delicious! Attendee must be between the grades of K and 5.

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

 


Make a Birdfeeder & Fill It With Treats! @ Headlands

Saturday, December 22, 2018
2:00-2:45 pmBirdfeeder

Come join us in taking care of our feathered friends during the cold winter months. Make a bird feeder and fill it with treats at the Headlands Branch. 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.

 


Christmas Closings – All Branches

Mentor Public Library will be closed:happy-holidays

  • Sunday, December 23, 2018
  • Monday, December 24, 2018
  • Tuesday, December 25, 2018

All Mentor Library branches will reopen on: Wednesday, December 26, 2018.

 


New Years Closings – All Branches

Mentor Public Library will: Party Hats

  • be closing at 5:00 on Monday, December 31, 2018
  • be closed Tuesday, January 1, 2019

All Mentor Library branches will reopen on: Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

 


Post Holiday Pick Me Up Program @ Headlands

Saturday, January 5, 2019
1:00-1:45 pmCrafty Pop Up

HAVE the holiday blahs. Then start the new year off with some fun winter themed crafts. Fun for the whole family. See you soon. Attendee must be between the ages of 5 Years and 10 Years old. Attendee must be between the grades of K and 5.

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

 


Make It Monday: Touchscreen Gloves (Teens) @ The HUB

Monday, January 7, 2019
3:30-5:30 pmCraft

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.

 


Coding Club @ The HUB

Tuesday, January 8, 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.

 


Custom Tote Bags @ The HUB

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
4:30-6:00 pmTote

Did you resolve to read more this year? You’re going to need a bag to carry all your books! Join us at The HUB to design your own tote bag using the Makerspace’s vinyl cutter and t-shirt press. 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.

 


Super Bowl Fun! @ Headlands

Saturday, January 26, 2019
2:00-3:00 pmFootball

Come play Table Top Football and Super Bowl Bingo! We will have fun and enjoy some game day snacks too!  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.

 


Newspaper Animal Art @ The HUB

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
5:00-7:00 pmNewpaper Animals

Come to The HUB for a fun craft! Make your favorite animal by using newspaper, scissors, and glue! We will provide the supplies, so walk in any time between 5-7 to make a masterpiece to take home and keep!

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.

 


Lego Movie 2 Party @ Lake

Monday, February 4, 2019
6:30-7:30 pmmovie-camera-and-film-clipart-McLLdG7Xi

Everything is awesome at Lake Branch Library! Lego themed activities and party fun! Attendee must be between the ages of 3 Years and 12 Years old.

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

 


Coding Club @ The HUB

Tuesday, February 5, 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.

 


Valentine’s Day Walk-In @ Headlands

Saturday, February 9, 2019
10:00 am – 4:00 pmIt also looks beautiful.

Make that someone happy by stopping in and making a special card and small gift. Always fun at the Headlands branch.

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

 


Bouncy Balls & Slime @ The HUB

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
6:30 pm – 7:00 pmKids make slime that they can take home after the party.

Come by The HUB to make your own bouncy balls and slime. Though they have similar ingredients, the outcome is different. Find out why! Grades K-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.

 


Monday Movie Night (Teens & Tweens) @ The HUB

Monday, February 18, 2019
3:30-5:30 pmmovie-camera-and-film-clipart-McLLdG7Xi

Come to The HUB, to relax and watch a movie before starting all your homework for the week! Enjoy popcorn and hang out from 3:30-5:30 and have fun!
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.

 


3D Wooden Toys @ The HUB

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
6:00-7:30 pmWood Toys

Use The HUB’s laser engraver to make a custom 3D toy! Put on the finishing touches with paint and other decorations. Attendee must be between the grades of K and 5.

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.

 


Green Screen Basics @ The HUB

Monday, February 25, 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.

 


 

 

 

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.

 


Wiggle and Play Club @ Lake

Wednesday, February 6, 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:

  • March 6, 2019

 


Storytime Stars @ Lake

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
10:30-11:00 amStar 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.

 


Curious Kids @ Lake

Saturday, January 12, 2019
2:00-3:00 p.m.Curiosity

Join us at the Lake Branch as we explore new ideas & meet interesting people every month. Through science experiments & playful activities, we’ll learn & see new things (or learn to see old things in new ways) & challenge ourselves to be more curious about our world.

Future Meetings:

  • February 9, 2019

 


Rhyme Time @ MOLRhyme

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Join us at the Lake Branch for our preschool story time! For additional information, contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512.

 


Let’s Go LEGO Club! @ Headlands

Saturday, January 19, 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.

 


 

Studio MPL Art Club @ Lake

Monday, January 21, 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:

  • February 18, 2019
  • March 18, 2019

 


Green Kids Craft Lab @ The HUB

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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:

  • January 23, 2019: Robots & Monsters
  • February 27, 2019: Animals & Insects
  • March 27, 2019: Super Heroes

 


Techno Tweens @ Headlands

Saturday, December 22, 2018
1:00-3:00 p.m.Roblox

Come and challenge your friends to a quest in Roblox. On the last Saturday of the month, join your friends for gaming fun. Registration is required. Ages 10 – 14. For additional information contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000.

 


Creative Connections @ Lake

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
6:30-8:00 p.m.nurse-tie-dye-clipart-1

Come to the Lake Branch as, each month, we explore new mediums & techniques that will help you express your creativity and art in new ways.

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

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