Tag Archives: Make It Monday

Make-It Monday: Maracas & More

We’re Building a Better World this summer at Mentor Public Library, and we want to help you make something too. Today’s craft is maracas. Your family can make your own musical instrument with nothing but a plastic egg, spoons, uncooked … Continue reading

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Recycling & building a better world

During our first Make-It Monday of the summer, we learned one child’s trash is another kid’s planter or even plaything. Our old friends Bonnie Rice from the city of Mentor and Beth Bollas from the Lake County Solid Waste District … Continue reading

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Make-It Monday: Recycling Crafts

We’re Building a Better World this summer at Mentor Public Library, and we want to help you build something too. That’s why we’re hosting Make-It Mondays at 1 p.m. at our Read House during Summer Reading. Today we’re using recycled items … Continue reading

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Learn how to fix your own bicycle at Mentor Library

It’s spring time—no, seriously—and it’s finally nice enough outside to take your bike for a ride. (No, seriously.) If your bike needs a tuneup or if you just want to know how to do basic repairs for your bicycle, come to … Continue reading

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Learn about computers by breaking one

Deconstruction isn’t just for postmodernists. Sometimes, the best way to learn how something works is to take it apart and put it back together. People can get to know computers and other electronic devices inside and out during Mentor Public Library’s … Continue reading

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