Branch Programming

Upcoming events at Lake, Headlands, & The HUB!

(Click here to see our on-going programs)

Registration for most programs opens 14 days before the program.

A number of program videos from the library can be found online on MPL’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

All in-person programs have been cancelled/postponed until further notice.

 


Mentor-On-the-Lake Teens

SurveyThe renovated Mentor-on-the-Lake branch now has a dedicated Teen Area just for you! But now we want to know what you want to do with it. Do you want crafting? A quiet space? Games?

Please take this survey to tell us what type of programming and space you want.

 


Take & Make (@ Headlands)

Monday, January 18 & 25, 2021
1:00pm – 8:45pmGreen Craft

Stop by and grab a craft, or call ahead and we’ll set one aside for you (provided we still have them, supplies are limited).

 


Grab & Go Craft @ Lake

Monday, January 18 & 25, 2021crafts-1
1:00pm – 8:45pm

Stop by the Lake Branch and pick up one of our weekly crafts while supplies last!  Pick it up curbside or come inside get one of our weekly crafts for kids.

 


Artpocalypse! @ Online

Tuesday, January 19 & 26, 2021
12:00pmCrafty Pop Up

Mr. Josh from the Headlands Branch is sharing a different craft that kids (or adults!) can make with their family every Tuesday at noon!

This video can be found on MPL’s Facebook page & YouTube channel.

 


Influenza 1918: The Deadly Pandemic Hiding Behind WWI (Adults) @ Online

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
6:30pm – 7:30pm Flu

The 1918 influenza was one of the deadliest pandemics of the 20th century. More people died of this illness than numerous wars combined. Come learn why the mysterious illness was so deadly, where it might have originated, hear stories about its victimsm and and discover why doctors are still studying it today.

This program will be a live Zoom event. Registration begins December 30. Details on how to join the meeting will be sent directly to registrants in an email at the time of registration. Please check your “Spam” folder if you do not see the email.

 


Take & Make (@ Headlands)

Monday, February 1, 8, 15, & 22, 2021
1:00pm – 8:45pmGreen Craft

Stop by and grab a craft, or call ahead and we’ll set one aside for you (provided we still have them, supplies are limited).

 


Grab & Go Craft @ Lake

Monday, February 1, 8, 15, & 22, 2021crafts-1
1:00pm – 8:45pm

Stop by the Lake Branch and pick up one of our weekly crafts while supplies last!  Pick it up curbside or come inside get one of our weekly crafts for kids.

 


Artpocalypse! @ Online

Tuesday, February 2, 9, 16, & 23, 2021
12:00pmCrafty Pop Up

Mr. Josh from the Headlands Branch is sharing a different craft that kids (or adults!) can make with their family every Tuesday at noon!

This video can be found on MPL’s Facebook page & YouTube channel.

 


Jewelry Workshop (Teens) @ Online

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
6:30pm – 7:30pmJewelry Workshop

Ages 11-18. Join us for a night of jewelry making and trivia with a chance to win PRIZES! Jewelry kits will be available for pickup @ Main beginning January 27th. Please register.

This program will be a live Zoom event. Registration begins January 20. Details on how to join the meeting will be sent directly to registrants in an email at the time of registration. Please check your “Spam” folder if you do not see the email.

 


Virtual Valentine’s Bingo @ Online

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
4:00pm – 4:30pmbingo

Kids ages 7-12 are invited to join Miss Traci to play some themed Bingo. Grab a snack and have your downloaded Bingo Sheets ready with you at your computer. Players will have a chance to win a prize. Registration is required.

This program will be a live Zoom event. Registration begins January 27. Details on how to join the meeting will be sent directly to registrants in an email at the time of registration. Please check your “Spam” folder if you do not see the email.

 


Vincent van Gogh: Through the Eyes of the Artist (Adults) @ Online

Thursday, February 11, 2021
6:30pm – 8:00pmVincent van Gogh: Through the Eyes of the Artist

Learn all about the complicated artist, Vincent van Gogh. Dispel rumors and tales surrounding his life with the true story of passion and obsession. Presented by art historian Felicia Zavarella Stadelman.

“Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter’s soul.” -Vincent van Gogh

This program will be a live Zoom event. Registration begins January 21. Details on how to join the meeting will be sent directly to registrants in an email at the time of registration. Please check your “Spam” folder if you do not see the email.

 


Astrology for Beginners (Adult) @ Online

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
6:30pm – 8:00pmAstrology

Want to know more about Astrology? In this presentation, we will learn the basics of how an astrology birth chart is constructed. We’ll also stroll through the zodiac learning the unique traits of each sun sign and why learning astrology can be helpful in your everyday life. Presented by local astrologer Angie Agnoni of the Lake County Astrological Association.

This program will be a live Zoom event. Registration begins January 27. Details on how to join the meeting will be sent directly to registrants in an email at the time of registration. Please check your “Spam” folder if you do not see the email.

 


Green Book: The Black Travelers Guide to Jim Crow America (Adults) @ Online

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
6:30pm – 7:30pminn

The Green Book provided a rundown of hotels, guest houses, service stations, drug stores, taverns, barber shops and restaurants that were known to be safe ports of call for African American travelers.

This program will be a live Zoom event. Registration begins February 10. Details on how to join the meeting will be sent directly to registrants in an email at the time of registration. Please check your “Spam” folder if you do not see the email.

 


No More Cable: Save Money and Switch from Traditional Cable (Adults) @ Online

Thursday, February 25, 2021
6:30pm – 8:00pmCable

Streaming services are all the rage right now, with so many different options to choose. With cable prices skyrocketing, which streaming services are best for you and your family? Learn about streaming movies and shows over the internet, the many different services out there, and even some free services your library provides. A handout for this event can be found here.

This program will be a live Zoom event. Register to sign up for the event. Details on how to join the meeting will be sent directly to registrants in an email at the time of registration. Please check your “Spam” folder if you do not see the email.

 


 

 

 

 

 

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