Tag Archives: universe of stories

Celebrating half a century of ‘Very Hungry Caterpillar’

We celebrate the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle’s beloved picture book The Very Hungry Caterpillar with an obstacle course and crafts last week at our library. For half of a century, librarians (and families) have read along as a tiny caterpillar eats his … Continue reading

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Stellar shows coming to City of Mentor’s amphitheater

Kids can blast off when the Bright Star Touring Theatre company lands in Mentor this summer. Bright Star is a theater company that brings fun and educational shows to your community. They’re performing a pair of free shows on Saturday … Continue reading

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Mixing books and yoga at story time

Kids can stretch their minds and bodies during a fun program that combines story time and yoga at our Lake Branch. The kids will listen to picture books and recreate the stories using yoga poses. This special story time will be … Continue reading

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Race you across the galaxy

There’s no race more amazing than a race across the galaxy! Kids (eight to 12 years old) can speed their way past planets and through solar systems during a special program at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, on our … Continue reading

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Making Stomp Rockets

Teens made and launched stomp rockets on our Main Branch lawn, using plastic bottles, PVC pipe, and air pressure. And, as you can see, they got some remarkable height. This year, our Summer Reading theme is “A Universe of Stories,” … Continue reading

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