Teens

Write On – Teen Writing Club @ Main

Monday, December 17, 2018
4:30-5:30 pmWriting

A monthly creative writing club for teens. Each month focuses on a different prompt. A fun way to expand your creative writing and get some great ideas. All writing levels welcomed, and snacks will be provided.

Next month, we will be meeting from 4:30-5:30 pm on Monday:

  • January 21, 2019
  • February 18, 2019

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 2nd floor of the Main Library. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


DIY @ The HUB

Monday, December 17, 2018
5:00-6:00 pmStressball

Want to de-stress before the semester ends? Create your own stressball at The HUB to help you keep calm during finals week! Attendee must be 14 Years or older.

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information or register online.

 


Christmas Closings – All Branches

Mentor Public Library will be closed:happy-holidays

  • Sunday, December 23, 2018
  • Monday, December 24, 2018
  • Tuesday, December 25, 2018

All Mentor Library branches will reopen on: Wednesday, December 26, 2018.

 


New Years Closings – All Branches

Mentor Public Library will: Party Hats

  • be closing at 5:00 on Monday, December 31, 2018
  • be closed Tuesday, January 1, 2019

All Mentor Library branches will reopen on: Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

 


Makerspace 101 @ The HUB

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm or 5:30 pm – 6:30 pmMakerspace

Learn all about the incredible Makerspace services available to you with your library card! Join us at The HUB for an informational tour, complete with live demonstrations of our laser engraver, vinyl cutter, and more!

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information.

 


Make It Monday: Touchscreen Gloves (Teens) @ The HUB

Monday, January 7, 2019
3:30-5:30 pmCraft

Work on an afternoon craft at The HUB on the 1st Monday of the month. Each month will feature a different project. While supplies last.  Grades 6-12.

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information.

 


Coding Club @ The HUB

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
4:30-6:00 pmCoding Club

Learn how to animate drawings and design websites every first Tuesday of the month at The HUB! In this self-paced club, you ‘ll earn badges as you reach certain milestones. Earn all the badges to become a Programming Wizard! Attendee must be at least in grade 4 or higher.

Participants must bring their own headphones. An account at KhanAcademy.org is recommended, but not required.

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information or register online.

 


Write On – Teen Writing Club @ Main

Monday, January 21, 2019
4:30-5:30 pmWriting

A monthly creative writing club for teens. Each month focuses on a different prompt. A fun way to expand your creative writing and get some great ideas. All writing levels welcomed, and snacks will be provided.

Next month, we will be meeting from 4:30-5:30 pm on Monday

  • February 18, 2019
  • March 18, 2019

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 2nd floor of the Main Library. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Laser Engraver Basics @ The HUB

Monday, January 21, 2019
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm or 6:00 pm – 7:00 pmImage result for Laser Engraver

Learn the basics of using The HUB’s laser engraver at one of these informative presentations. Get inspired for your next project and walk away with an engraved souvenir! All ages welcome to attend.

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information or register online.

 


Shadowhunter Academy @ The HUB

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
3:30 pm – 4:30 pmShadowhunter

Welcome to the Shadowhunter Academy at The HUB! Here you can create a number of crafts inspired by the Mortal Instruments series and spin offs by Cassandra Clare. You can make a stele, runes, and create book quote stickers while enjoying snacks. Cosplay is welcome, but not required.

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information.

 


Upcycle Old Sweaters @ Lake

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pmSweater

Join us at the Lake Branch to learn how to turn your old, shabby sweater into fashionable winter accessories.

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

 


Vinyl Cutter Basics @ The HUB

Monday, January 28, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm or 6:00 pm – 7:00 pmImage result for vinyl cutter

Learn the basics of using The HUB’s vinyl cutter at one of these informative presentations. Get inspired for your next project and walk away with a vinyl souvenir! All ages welcome to attend.

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information or register online.

 


Changemaker Workshop @ The HUB

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
3:30 pm – 4:30 pmChange

Do you want to be a Changemaker? Come by The HUB and learn how to make an impact in your community while enjoying some light refreshments.

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information.

 


Make It Monday: Tin Can Pencil Holder @ The HUB

Monday, February 4, 2019
3:30 pm – 5:30 pmtin-can

Work on an afternoon craft at The HUB on the 1st Monday of the month. Each month will feature a different project. While supplies last. Grades 6-12

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information.

 


Coding Club @ The HUB

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
4:30-6:00 pmCoding Club

Learn how to animate drawings and design websites every first Tuesday of the month at The HUB! In this self-paced club, you ‘ll earn badges as you reach certain milestones. Earn all the badges to become a Programming Wizard! Attendee must be at least in grade 4 or higher.

Participants must bring their own headphones. An account at KhanAcademy.org is recommended, but not required.

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information or register online.

 


Oreo Tasting for Teens @ Main

Saturday, February 16, 2019
1:30-2:30 pmoreos

Sample the many flavors of Oreos! There will be games, trivia, prizes, and a vote to determine the best cookie! Space is limited. Attendee must be between the ages of 11 Years and 18 Years old. Registration is required.

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. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information or register online.

 


Monday Movie Night (Teens & Tweens) @ The HUB

Monday, February 18, 2019
3:30-5:30 pmmovie-camera-and-film-clipart-McLLdG7Xi

Come to The HUB, to relax and watch a movie before starting all your homework for the week! Enjoy popcorn and hang out from 3:30-5:30 and have fun!

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information.

 


Write On – Teen Writing Club @ Main

Monday, February 18, 2019
4:30-5:30 pmWriting

A monthly creative writing club for teens. Each month focuses on a different prompt. A fun way to expand your creative writing and get some great ideas. All writing levels welcomed, and snacks will be provided.

Next month, we will be meeting from 4:30-5:30 pm on Monday

  • March 18, 2019

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 2nd floor of the Main Library. Register online or call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


Green Screen Basics @ The HUB

Monday, February 25, 2019
5:00-6:00 pm or 6:30-7:30 pmGreen Screen

Learn the basics of using The HUB’s green screen studio at this informative presentation. Get inspired for your next video project!

This program is open to the public. The program will be held at the HUB at Mentor High School (6477 Center St). Call the library at 440-205-6011 for more information or register online.

 

 


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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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