Teens


Summer Reading 2017

Summer Reading 2017

May 25 – July 30
Adult Programming
Teen Programming

 


School Summer Reading Lists 2017

What are you supposed to be reading this summer? Check the lists out below:

 


Be the Board: Life Size Games @ Read House

Saturday, June 17, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:30 pmBe the Board

Get in the game! Join us for an afternoon of lifesize games including Giant Jenga and Messy Twister. Wear old clothes because YOU WILL GET MESSY.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held at the ReadHouse, just east of the Main Library. Parking is at the Main Library lot. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Clashing Controllers @ Lake

Wednesday, June 21, 2017video-games
6:30-8:00 pm

Get your game on! Challenge your friends at this monthly video game party held at the Mentor-on-the-Lake Branch! For additional information contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512.

Future Meetings:

  • July 19, 2017
  • August 16, 2017

 


The Creation Station: Toothbrush Robots @ Lake (Teens)

Saturday, June 24, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmImage result for toothbrush robots

Make, create, and innovate at the Lake Branch Creation Station! This four part series will utilize the new mobile makerspace at the Lake Branch! This month we will create simple robots from electric toothbrushes. Attendee must be between the ages of 12 Years and 17 Years old.

For additional information, contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512 or register online.

 


Time Travelers Club @ MOL – Classic Card Games

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
6:00-7:00 p.m. games

Teens! Join us each month as we try out games, crafts, and other activities that were popular in the past! Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

For additional information, contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512 or register online. Attendees must be between the ages of 12 Years and 18 Years old.

Future Meetings:

  • August 2, 2017
  • September 6, 2017

 


Retro Gaming! @ Main

Saturday, July 8, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmpacman

Challenge your friends to an old-school gaming throwdown! Beat them at such classics as Mario Bros., Pac-Man, Galaga, and more. We’ll play on retro gaming systems and have fun with the games of yesteryear. Registration requested.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Village Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


The Creation Station: Paper Circuits @ Lake (Teens)

Saturday, July 22, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmcircuit

Make, create, and innovate at the Lake Branch Creation Station! This four part series will utilize the new mobile makerspace at the Lake Branch! This month we will create our own light up greeting cards using simple electric circuits. Attendee must be between the ages of 12 Years and 17 Years old.

For additional information, contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512 or register online

 


Stop Motion GIFS @ Main

Saturday, July 29, 2017
10:00 pm – 11:30 pmStop Motion

Do you want to know how to create gifs? Come to the library, play with Legos, and learn how to create a gif. Attendee must be between the grades of 7 and 12.

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held in the lower level of the Main Library in the Garfield Room. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Pizza and Comics Club @ Main

Tuesday, August 1, 2017pizza-and-comics
5:00-6:30 p.m.

The Pizza and Comics Club is a new book discussion group for teens, grades seven and up. At every session, we will gather to eat pizza and discuss a single issue of a comic book. Our first meeting will be on Tuesday October 4th at 5:00 PM in the Cleveland Room, and we will meet on the first Tuesday of every month thereafter. Contact Reference staff for more information.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. The program will be held in the Frances Cleveland room on the second floor of the Main Library. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 215 for more information.

Future Meetings:

  • September 5, 2017

 


Recommended Teen Books

 

 


Test Prep Websites – SAT/ACT

Looking to Prepare for your SATs or ACTs?  Try the following websites for tutorials and practice tests.

 


Download eBooks & Audiobooks!

Don’t read your books – Listen to them instead! Not only can you download eBooks at MPL, but now you can also download Audiobooks. Audiobooks can now be loaded onto PCs, Macs®, MP3 players, and many other mobile devices directly from your computer at home.

Mentor Public Library has expanded its online services by adding “eAudiobooks,” available to download from the library’s Web site through a new service powered by OverDrive. The service is free to patrons with a Mentor Public Library card. Users will need to install OverDrive® Media Console™ a free software found on the library’s Web site. For more information, go to our Digital Library page or call 440-255-8811 ext. 215.

 

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