Ever heard of Makey Makey? It’s an invention kit that lets you transform Play-Doh into videogame controllers or household items into musical instruments.
And because Libraries Rock this summer, you can use our Makey Makey kit to make some beautiful music at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, at our Lake Branch.
Teens can learn how to make a banana keyboard, ruler flute, and cardboard guitar with our Makey Makey.
The program is free. You can register to attend online or call us at (440) 257-2512.
Transform bananas into a keyboard with Makey Makey at the library.
By the way, Summer Reading has begun! This year’s theme is Libraries Rock. So, throughout the summer, we’ll host different programs with musical themes. There will be big-band concerts, rock ‘n’ roll authors, lip-sync battles and more.
Additionally, we’ll host Musical Mondays at 1 p.m. each Monday from June 4 to July 23 at our Read House. Each week, we’ll offer different games, crafts and activities that tie into our Summer Reading theme.
All of the programs are free to attend, though some require registration. To sign up, call us at (440) 255-8811 or visit our event calendar.
Finally, everyone has a chance to win prizes when they participate in our Summer Reading program.
Children can win one of 32 different prize packages. And the more the kids read or are read to, the better chance they have to win. Children who read at least 20 hours will also be entered into a drawing to win one of two grand prizes—a $50 gift card to Target.
Furthermore, kids who read or are read to up to 15 hours will receive a Library Champion lawn sign and window cling.
Meanwhile, teens and adults can participate in Summer Reading too by both reading books and attending library programs. They can win gift baskets, including vouchers to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame or Beachland Ballroom & Tavern, discounts to local businesses, and passes to the City of Mentor’s pools and ice rink.
It’s going to be a fun summer. See you at the library!