Teens

Registration for most programs opens 14 days before the program.


Summer Reading 2019: Universe of Stories

May 22 – July 28, 2019

Adults & Teens

Get prize basket raffle tickets for every book you read or program you attend.

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2019 School Summer Reading Lists

 


Laser Engraver Basics @ The Hub

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm  or  4:30 pm – 6:00 pm! Laser Engraved objects

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.

 


Retro Gaming Hour Teens @ Main

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:00 pmvideo-game

Come blast to the past with our bi-weekly gaming hour. Each meeting we’ll highlight a different retro gaming system and explore the games of yesteryear. Registration requested. For teens grades 7-12.

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

 


Craft it up: Parent & Teen Craft Night @ The Hub

Monday, June 24, 2019
6:00 pm – 7:00 pmcrafts-1

Parents and Teens get a time out to craft it up. Join us at The HUB on the last Monday of the month to create something awesome. Registration required.
June 24th: Bring in a favorite t-shirt you no longer wear to turn it into a wall display

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.

 


Digital Graphic Novel Club @ The Hub

Thursday, June 27, 2019
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Superheroes and Villains! The Club will meet on the last Thursday of the month to read the digital graphic novel series Captain Marvel Higher, Further, Faster More. Followed by a group discussion and snack. Attendee must be between the ages of 12 Years and 18 Years old.

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.

 


Retro Gaming Hour Teens @ Main

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:00 pmvideo-game

Come blast to the past with our bi-weekly gaming hour. Each meeting we’ll highlight a different retro gaming system and explore the games of yesteryear. Registration requested. For teens grades 7-12.

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

 


Headlands Sit & Stitch

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
6:00 pm – 8:00 pmSewing

Come knit & crochet with us! Bring whatever project you’re working on or look through patterns for inspiration. We have charity crafting ideas, as well as knitting needles and crochet hooks to lend to get you started. We can’t provide formal lessons, but feel free to ask questions of the group!

For additional information, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000.

 


Independence Day – Library Closed

flagAll Mentor libraries will be closed on July 4th. We will reopen Friday, July 5th.

Mentor staff will be a part of the Mentor Headlands 4th of July Parade. Look for our staff and float at the parade (12:00-3:00 pm) and say Hello!

 


Washi Tape Vases @ Lake

Monday, July 8, 2019
6:30 pm – 7:30 pmwashi tape

Come to the Lake Branch to make a unique Washi Tape Vase. Perfect for your room, apartment or gift to a friend during the summer. Attendee must be 14 Years or older.

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

 


Cheesy Space Movies with MST3K @ Main

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pmmovie-night

Enter the world of hilariously bad space movies! We will screen the 1959 B-Movie classic “Teenagers from Outer Space” as lampooned by the show Mystery Science Theater 3000. Snacks provided.

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.

 


Teen Crafternoon: Duct Tape Crafting @ Main

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
4:00 pm – 5:00 pmImage result for duck tape

Teens–come get crafty at the library! This month we’re creating things out of duct tape. All supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own rolls of duct tape. Registration 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.

 


Happy 200th Anniversary Party for MPL @ Read Lawn

Friday, July 12, 2019
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm200 Years

Celebrate Mentor Public Library’s 200th Anniversary with art, music, food and fun. Help make a community mosaic of Mentor with Gail Christofferson of Animal House Glass.

Also, Tom Todd, the Amazing One Man Band, will be playing from 6:30 to 7:30. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets, sit back and enjoy some summer and family music with a little bit of Jimmy Buffett. We will also offer cake and contests. Come one, come all!

This program is free and open to the public. The program will be held on the Read lawn, just east of the Main Library. Parking is at the Main Library lot. Call the library at 440.255.8811, ext. 247 for more information.

 


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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