Learn about Medicare during a free session on Thursday, March 29, at Mentor Public Library.
Are you or a loved one on Medicare? Do you need it or want to know more about it?
Whether you’ve used Medicare for years or need to sign up, you probably have questions about it.
Learn how Medicare works during a free presentation at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, at our Main Branch. The speaker will be Donald Glink from Pelorus Financial.
The talk is free and open to everybody. You can register to attend on our website or by calling us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 241.
Become a better photographer with a free class on Thursday, March 29, at Mentor Public Library.
It’s easy and simple to take a photo with your digital camera, but there’s a leap between an easy snapshot and a great photo.
Learn how to take better photos without upgrading your equipment during a free class at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, at our Main Branch.
Professional photographer Mike Demeter will offer advice to help you improve your photography. Bring your camera!
The class is open to all. However, space is limited, so we do require that people register to attend. You can sign up online or call us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 247.
The library also offers several online photography courses that are free with your library card.
You can learn from National Geographic photographers on Hoopla. Watch:
Your Mentor Public Library card also gives you access to several photography classes through Gale Courses, including:
Everyone can get a free introduction to sign language on March 27 at Mentor Public Library.
Would you like to understand American Sign Language?
Learn the basics during a free class at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, at our Main Branch. An instructor will teach simple words and phrases to help you get started.
No experience necessary. Begin your path to joining the half million Americans who use ASL to communicate.
Please register to attend. You can sign up online or call us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 247.
By the way, we also have a slew of books and videos that you can borrow if you’re interested in learning sign language. You can even take an online sign language course via Gale Courses for free with your library card.
Kids can build catapults on Saturday, March 24, at our Headlands Branch.
Kids can build their own catapults and launch marshmallows at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at our Headlands Branch.
The young engineers can compete for the longest launch and best aim.
The program is free to attend and open to all kids from nine to 12 years old. However, we do ask that you register beforehand. You can sign up online or call us at (440) 257-2000.
We celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2 during Read Across America Day.
We threw a delicious, delectable, definitely-the-best-able birthday party for Dr. Seuss earlier this month.
Children played games and made crafts inspired by Seuss’s books all day.
They crafted Loraxes, tossed rings onto the Gack’s antlers and beanbags into The Cat in the Hat’s hat, searched for oddities in the library’s Wacky Wednesday scavenger hunt, and played a What Pet Should I Get guessing game.
The library also had a Seuss-pendous story time, birthday cake for all the Seuss lovers, and Dr. Seuss books available for the children to read.
Grant spins the Dr. Seuss wheel and tries to guess the character that comes up.
Kristi decorates her Lorax craft.
Ms. Amy dresses as the Cat in the Hat for Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
Ivy’s excited about all the places she’ll go.
Ms. Marilyn dresses as Thing 2 for today’s story time.
Noah lofts a beanbag toward the Cat in the Hat’s hat.
We weren’t alone in celebrating Seuss. Schools and libraries across the country remember the man and his stories as part of the annual event, Read Across America. The National Education Association started it in 1998 to honor Seuss and celebrate the joy of reading.
Each year, Read Across America is scheduled to coincide with Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2.
Visit our Facebook page for more photos from our Seuss-pendous birthday party.