School Summer Reading Lists 2017

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


Teen Art Contest


Schudel Room

1st Place: Many Branches Same Roots
Monet Meadows

Schudel Room

A Recycled World
Kari Schack



Schudel Room

Honorable Mention: Fragrance to Free
Halle Leroux

Schudel Room

Love and Happiness
Gunnar Weidner


Schudel Room

Read Learn Inspire Grow
Faith Busch


Clashing Controllers @ Lake

Wednesday, August 16, 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:

  • September 20, 2016
  • October 18, 2016


Write On – Teen Writing Club @ Main

Monday, August 21, 2017
4:30-5:30 pmWrite On

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.

We will be meeting from 4:30-5:30 pm on Monday,

  • September 18, 2017
  • October 16, 2017

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.


Teen Room DIY Decor @ Lake

Monday, September 18, 2017Dream Catcher
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come to the Lake Branch for personalized home decor! We will make zoo animal magnets and dream catchers! Be sure to wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.

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


Time Travelers Club @ MOL

Wednesday, October 4, 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:

  • November 1, 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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