Teens


Galaxy in a Jar @ The HUB

Monday, October 15, 2018
4:00-5:00 pmJar

Make your own galaxy in a jar at The HUB! Create a beautiful and out-of-this-world craft to put in your room or show your friends! Attendee must be 12 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.

 


Write On – Teen Writing Club @ Main

Monday, October 15, 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.

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

  • November 19, 2018
  • December 17, 2018

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 Creative Club @ The HUB

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
4:30-6:00 pmcreative

Come join us @ The HUB every 3rd Tuesday of the month to share and discuss your creative creations: artwork, poetry, short stories, acoustic music, and photography. Light refreshments will be available. Ages 12 – 18.

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.

 


Clashing Controllers @ The HUB

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
5:30-7:00 pmvideo-games

Get your game on at The HUB! Challenge your friends at this monthly video game tournament! Will you be the champion and win the coveted Certificate of Awesome? 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.

 


Fresh Colors: Teen Art Club @ Main

Thursday, October 18, 2018
4:30-5:30 pmArt Club

A new club for teens grades 6-12. Love art or just want to give something new a try? Each month we will explore an artist or medium. Supplies will be provided. Express your creativity at MPL!

This program is 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.

 


ACT & SAT Test Prep @ The HUB

Monday, October 22, 2018 – 4:00-5:00 pm
Monday, October 22, 2018 – 6:00-7:00 pm

Mentor Library is offering free ACT prep courses to teens on Saturdays, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.Come to The HUB to prep for upcoming ACTs and SATs. We will show you free online resources, tools and practice tests. Plus, we will share some study and test taking tips and tricks. Guests are welcome to bring their own computers to follow along, but that is 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.

 


Halloween Walk-In @ The HUB

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
3:30-7:30 pmpumpkin Halloween

Stop in any time to enjoy a variety of spooky activities at The HUB! Design a jack-o-lantern, complete a scavenger hunt, 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.

 


ACT Prep Sessions @ Main

Saturday, November 3, 2018 – 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday, November 10, 2018 – 10:00 am – 1:00 pmTest

The ACT is coming and the time to prepare is now. These session will focus on test taking techniques and practice under timed conditions. The first session, on November 3rd, will work on the English and Reading Comprehension sections of the test. In the second session, on November 10, we will work on the Math and Science sections.

These programs are open to the public. The programs 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 through the links above.

 


Coding Club @ The HUB

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
3:30-5:00 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.

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.

 


Craft Night: Terrariums @ The HUB

Tuesday, November 7, 2018
5:00-6:00 pm

Kids can learn how to make their own terrariums on Saturday, March 10, at our Lake Branch.Join us at The HUB on the first Wednesday of the month for some light refreshments and a craft. This month we will be decorating pumpkins. No carving necessary! Attendee must be 12 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.

 


Fresh Colors: Teen Art Club @ Main

Thursday, November 15, 2018
4:30-5:30 pmArt Club

A new club for teens grades 6-12. Love art or just want to give something new a try? Each month we will explore an artist or medium. Supplies will be provided. Express your creativity at MPL!

This program is 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.

 


International Candy Tasting for Teens @ Main

Saturday, November 17, 2018
1:30-2:30 pm candy olympics

Sample candy from around the world! Try and guess where they’re from to win a small prize. Space is limited Registration is required. Attendee must be between the ages of 11 Years and 18 Years old.

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.

 


Write On – Teen Writing Club @ Main

Monday, November 19, 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.

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

  • December 17, 2018

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 Creative Club @ The HUB

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
4:30-6:00 pm creative

Show off what you’ve been working on every 3rd Tuesday of the month at The HUB! Enjoy light refreshments while sharing your artwork, poetry, short stories, acoustic music, photography, and anything else!

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.

 


Mentor Libraries Closing for Thanksgiving

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018, the Library will be closing early at 5:00pm today.

Thursday, November 22, 2018 All Mentor libraries will be closed, reopening Friday, November 23rd.

All Mentor libraries will be closed, reopening Friday, November 23rd.

 


Creative Colorful Calendars @ Lake

Monday, November 26, 2018
6:00-7:30 pm calendar

Stop by the Lake Branch to learn how you can make your very own perpetual calendar! We will make a colorful custom calendar out of common household materials. Attendee must be at least in grade 6 or higher.

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

 


DIY Duct Tape Crafts @ The Hub

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
3:30-4:30 pm duct-tape

Join us at The HUB and make your very own pencil case or clutch out of everyone’s favorite multipurpose tape! 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.

 


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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