Teens


Try a 2016 Teen’s Top Ten title!Image result for teens top 10

Looking for a good read? Want to know what the Top 10 Teen titles were in 2016? Click here to see a list.

This list was generated by YALSA (Teen/YA librarians) and voted on by teens across the country.

 


Time Travelers Club @ Lake – Crochet Basics

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
6:00-7:00 p.m.Crochet

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:

  • June 7, 2017 – Retro Video Games
  • July 5, 2017

 


Pizza and Comics Club @ Main

Tuesday, May 9, 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:

  • June 6, 2017
  • No meeting in July

 


Write On: A Writing Club for Teens @ Main

Monday, May 15, 2017Memory
4:30-5:30 p.m.

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

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.

 


Clashing Controllers @ Lake

Wednesday, May 17, 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:

  • June 21, 2017
  • July 19, 2017

 


The Creation Station: Stop Motion Workshop @ Lake 

Saturday, May 26, 2017
2:00 pm – 3:00 pmStop Motion

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, learn the basics of stop motion animation. 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

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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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