Branches

Upcoming events at Lake, Headlands, & The HUB!

(Click here to see our on-going programs)

 


Mixed Emojis @ The HUB

Monday, October 8, 2018
6:00-7:00 pmEmojis

Design your own emoji at The HUB! Let your imagination run wild while using parts from your favorite emojis to make a new one from scratch! Plus, we’ll play some emoji themed games! 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.

 


Movie Night @ The HUB

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
5:30-7:00 pmmovie-camera-and-film-clipart-McLLdG7Xi

Join us at The HUB for a family movie night. Enjoy some popcorn while watching “A Cat in Paris,” an Oscar nominated film about a cat living a double life. Rated PG, recommended for ages 9 and up.

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.

 


Fall Celebration @ Lake

Friday, October 12, 2018
1:30-4:00 pmFall Celebration

Celebrate your day off from school (NEOEOA Day) with some seasonal fall activities. Play our games, make a craft and hear stories throughout the afternoon. Drop by anytime between 1:30 and 4 p.m. for some Lake Branch fun!

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

 


Night Creatures @ Headlands

Saturday, October 13, 2018
1:30-2:30 pmbarn-owl

As the sun goes down and darkness envelopes the forest, there are many animals that rouse from their slumber in search of a meal. Get an in-depth look at the nocturnal animals from the Lake Metroparks Wildlife Center and discover how they function at Night.

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

 


Bake-Off: Monster Edition @ Lake

Monday, October 15, 2018
6:00-7:00 pmMonster Cookies

Come to the Lake Branch and challenge your friends in the yummiest contest ever! Will you be the one to make the spookiest monster out of cookies? Attendee must be between the grades of K and 5.

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

 


Library Closed for Staff In-Service TrainingAll Branchesclosed

All branches of Mentor Public Library will be closed for All Day on Friday October 19th, 2018 for In-service training.

 


Headlands Haunted Halloween

Saturday, October 20, 2018pumpkin Halloween
1:00-1:45 pm

Come in and make several Halloween crafts while telling spooky stories. Attendee must be between the grades of K and 5.

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

 


Marvel vs DC: Superhero Showdown @ The HUB

Tuesday, October 24, 2018
4:00-5:30 pmkapow-superheroes

Let’s find out who is the best comic book character of all by pitting them against each other in a “superhero tournament.” Enjoy snacks while completing brackets of your favorite tournament. Earn raffle tickets as you go and you could win a $25 Barnes and Noble giftcard. Attendee must be between the ages of 9 Years and 12 Years old.

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.

 


Pumpkin Decorating Contest @ Lake

Tuesday, October 24, 2018
6:30-8:00 pmpumpkin-Decorating

Bring the whole family to the Lake Branch to decorate a pumpkin! Enter it into a contest for a chance to win a prize. Please dress for a mess!

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

 


Community Creates : a Mentor Collage @ Main

Saturday, October 27, 2018
1:30-3:00 pmArt Supplies

Come join art instructor Stephanie Royko to create a communal collage based on the style of art by Romare Bearden. All ages are welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the Mentor Public Library.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Village Room. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Scavenger Hunt @ Headlands

Saturday, October 27, 2018
2:00-2:30 pmdetective Glass - Scavenger Hunt

Get to know what’s in our branch of the library. Follow clues and have fun finding each riddle’s answer. Enjoy a treat at the last clue! 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.

 


Halloween Walk-In @ The HUB

Wednesday, October 31, 2018pumpkin Halloween
3:30-7:30 pm

Stop in any time to enjoy a variety of spooky activities at The HUB! Design a jack-o-lantern, complete a scavenger hunt, and more!

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.

 


Poetry Workshop for Kids @ HUB

Tuesday, November 5, 2018
4:00-5:00 pm Poetry

Craft with poetry! Get excited and make poems in creative new ways! We will be learning unique methods of creating your own poems (blackout & headline poems). 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.

 


Paws to Read @ Headlands

Saturday, November 10, 2018 – 1:30-2:00 pm – Session 1
Saturday, November 10, 2018 – 2:00-2:30 pm –  Session 2Paws to Read

Kids who are able to read independently are invited to read for a 30-minute session. A licensed dog will listen to the child read in order to help with confidence and reading skills. Registration is necessary and begins 2 weeks prior to the program. Attendee must be between the grades of 1 and 5.

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

 


Woven Friendship Bracelets @ The HUB

Monday, November 12, 2018
5:00-6:00 pmfriendship-bracelets

Join us at The HUB to create fun friendship bracelets! They make the perfect gift for your BFF… or just keep for yourself! 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.

 


Holiday Craft Palooza @ Headlands

Saturday, November 17, 2018
1:00-1:45 pmHoliday Crafts

Come in and make special gifts to give or keep. We will also have X-mas music to sing along to with special snack. Attendee must be between the grades of K and 5.

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

 


Mentor Libraries Closing for Thanksgiving

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018, the Library will be closing early at 5:00pm today.

Thursday, November 22, 2018 All Mentor libraries will be closed, reopening Friday, November 23rd.

All Mentor libraries will be closed, reopening Friday, November 23rd.

 


Play Giant Jenga! @ Headlands

Saturday, November 24, 2018
2:00-2:45 pmIMG_0966

Join us for a giant version of the fun tower stacking game of Jenga!
Take turns removing pieces … don’t make the tower topple! 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.

 


Candy Art Workshop @ The HUB

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
3:30-4:00 pm candy olympics

Stop by The HUB to create your next masterpiece with a “sweet” twist! Use candy to recreate your favorite movie poster or book cover–or produce an original design. Try not to eat it before it’s done! 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.

 


 

 

 

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.

 


Picking Up STEAM Club @ Lake

Saturday, October 13, 2018
2:00-3:00 p.m.STEAM

Get that brain growing! Come to the Lake Branch to explore the weird world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math through new interactive experiments each month. Attendee must be between the grades of K and 5.  For additional information contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512.

Future Meetings:

  • November 10, 2018
  • December 8, 2018

 


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, October 20, 2018
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.

Future Meetings:

  • November 17, 2018
  • December 15, 2018

 


Lake Branch Minecraft Club

Saturday, October 20, 2018
2:00-3:00 p.m.

Explore the world of Minecraft at our Mentor on the Lake Branch! Bring a charged laptop, smartphone, or tablet to play on our dedicated server with your Minecraft account. Every child that attends will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a prize at the end of the year! Each meeting will feature a new theme or challenge. For additional information contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512.

Future Meetings:

  • November 17, 2018
  • December 15, 2018

 


Techno Tweens @ Headlands

Saturday, October 17, 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.

Future Meetings:

  • November 24, 2018
  • December 22, 2018

 

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