Tag Archives: Mentor-on-the-Lake Branch

Get in the game with Clashing Controllers

Call me old fashioned, but I prefer to actually share the room with people I’m gaming with (or against.) Don’t get me wrong. Online gaming is incredible, but I like to see the look on someone’s face when my Charizard burns their, well, … Continue reading

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Patriotic Party at our Lake Branch

We threw a birthday party for the United States on Thursday (admittedly a day early) at our Mentor-on-the-Lake Branch. Kids made patriotic crafts including birthday-candle bookmarks and red, white and blue pencil wands. Then they decorated cupcakes with—what else?—red, white … Continue reading

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Are you game for Clashing Controllers?

On the third Wednesday of every month, teens gather at our Lake Branch to face off in Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros and other games. We call it Clashing Controllers, and we want to know if you’re game enough to … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Party!

We threw a St. Patrick’s Day party for kids at our Lake Branch on Tuesday. We made pinwheels, shamrock wands and cereal rainbows. But, instead of just talking about it, how about we get straight to the cute photos… For … Continue reading

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Painting masterpieces without brushes

On Saturday at our Mentor-on-the-Lake Branch, we gave children paint of every shade of the rainbow. Then we gave them plastics forks, bubble wrap, Q-tips, balloons, sponges, combs, cardboard tubes and plastics bottles. The only thing we didn’t give them was … Continue reading

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