Tag Archives: Mentor-on-the-Lake Branch

Making instruments for Make Music Day

We’re making homemade kazoos, kalimbas, maracas & castanets for #MakeMusicDaypic.twitter.com/fxVKwV1yHk — MentorPublicLibrary (@MentorPL) June 21, 2018 We celebrated Make Music Day by making castanets, kalimba, zampoña, maracas and other musical instruments on Thursday at our Lake Branch. We crafted the instruments using homemade … Continue reading

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Make marvelous music with Makey Makey

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 … Continue reading

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Engineering paper planes

Kids compete to see whose paper airplanes, which they designed, would fly the farthest. pic.twitter.com/XrQW0b0lrx — MentorPublicLibrary (@MentorPL) May 23, 2018 Kids learned about paper engineering — which, as you may have guessed, is another way of saying origami — during … Continue reading

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Paint ‘en plein air’ with our Watercolor Club

It’s gorgeous outdoors, so it’s time to go outside and take your easel with you. Join our Watercolor Club for en plein air painting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6, at Mentor Beach Park in Mentor-on-the-Lake. Explore what it’s like … Continue reading

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Join the Star Wars party at our Lake Branch

It’s party time in a galaxy far, far away! Solo has us lit like the Emperor’s fingertips; so we’re throwing a Star Wars party at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, at our Lake Branch. Kids (kindergarten through fifth grade) can make lightsabers, … Continue reading

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