10 18, 2020

Library hosting (online) Halloween party for teens

By |2020-10-18T06:00:30-04:00October 18, 2020|

Teens can win candy and gift cards during an online Halloween party that we’re hosting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

They’ll compete in party games from Jackbox Party Games like:

Costumes are optional for the party but encouraged. (We’ll be wearing ours.) Everyone who joins the games can pickup a party bag afterward from our Main Branch. The winners of each game will also get any prizes they’ve won.

Teens can sign up to play on our website or call us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 247.

10 17, 2020

All Booked Up with Cailey & Meg: Paranormal YA

By |2020-10-17T12:00:49-04:00October 17, 2020|

Are you in the mood for something eerie? Cailey and Meg share four of their favorite YA novels that have a paranormal twist. They include:

  1. Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall
  2. Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
  3. A Constellation of Roses by Miranda Asebedo
  4. A Werewolf in Riverdale by Caleb Roehrig

Most of the books they discuss can also be borrowed as ebooks using OverDrive or Libby. All you need is your Mentor Public Library card.

10 16, 2020

The Connection between President Eisenhower & Gettysburg

By |2020-10-16T10:00:42-04:00October 16, 2020|

President Eisenhower had a special relationship with the town and famous battlefield of Gettysburg, going back to his days in Camp Colt. Learn about it here from Todd Arrington, the site directory for the James A. Garfield National Historic Site. (You can also learn about Arrington’s connection to both Gettysburg and Eisenhower.)

Our monthly Civil War series with James A. Garfield National Historic Site continues at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 18. The topic will be President Lincoln’s contentious and close reelection campaign of 1864. The talk will be hosted via Zoom. Registration is required. You can sign up online or call us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 247.

In the meantime, you can visit our YouTube channel for more programs on our nation’s history. We have lectures on both President Eisenhower and the Battle of Gettysburg that you can watch at your convenience.

10 14, 2020

Pairing science & stories in our Virtual Story Lab

By |2020-10-14T06:00:20-04:00October 14, 2020|

Four_Fundamental_States_of_MatterWe’re offering an innovative program for kids that pairs science and stories.

Children (ages four to eight) can join the Virtual Story Lab at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27. The creative story time will explore the concept of matter with stories and simple experiments. It will be hosted via Zoom. Registration is required. You can sign up online or call us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 220.

10 10, 2020

All Booked Up with Cailey & Meg: Autumn Recipes from Favorite Cookbooks

By |2020-10-10T12:00:19-04:00October 10, 2020|

From instant pots to air fryers, Italian dishes to British baking, Cailey and Meg share some of their favorite cookbooks — perfect for something scrumptious at home or a Thanksgiving dish.

They discuss:

  1. Cucinare: Healthy and Authentic Italian Cooking for the Whole Family by Marco Bianchi
  2. The Essential Instant Pot Cookbook by Coco Morante
  3. Air Fryer Perfection by America’s Test Kitchen
  4. Entertaining with Mary Berry by Mary Berry and Lucy Young

Most of the books they discuss can also be borrowed as ebooks using OverDrive or Libby. All you need is your Mentor Public Library card.

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