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.

 


Homework Help (M: Grade 1-3) or (W: Grade 4-6) @ The HUB

Mondays in September 2019  4:30pm – 5:30pm  (Grades 1-3)
Wednesdays in September 2019  4:30pm – 5:30pm  (Grades 4-6)

Homework 2Do you need a little extra help this school year? Stop by The HUB for homework help with a certified teacher. On a walk-in basis only.

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.

 


Ghostbuster’s Scavenger Hunt @ Lake

October 2019
All DayGhostbuster

Calling all Ghostbusters! We need your help! Little mischievous ghosts have taken over the Lake Branch causing fright and mayhem. Each day a different ghost haunts the library. Children search for the ghost and receive a small prize if they find it! Children can play one time per day up until October 31st.

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

 


No Carve Pumpkin Decorating @ Lake

Monday, October 14, 2019
6:30pm – 8:00pmpumpkin

Come to the Lake Branch to make a pumpkin for Halloween! Enjoy some apple cider and decorate a pumpkin to get into the Halloween spirit! Pumpkin and crafting supplies will be provided. Registration is required and begins September 30th. Ages Pre K-4.

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

 


Vinyl Trick-or-Treat bag @ The Hub

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pmtrick-or-treat-bag

Make a custom Trick-or-Treat tote bag for this Halloween season using the vinyl cutter and t-shirt press at The HUB. Ages 6-12. Registration begins October 1st.

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.

 


Monster Spray @ The Hub

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
5:30pm – 6:30pmspray can

Join us at The HUB to mix up a batch of Monster Spray to chase those monsters away! Spray each night as needed. Ages 4-8. Registration begins October 2nd.

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.

 


Old Crimes of Old Times (Adults) @ Lake Branch

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
6:30pm – 7:30pmmortality-401222_640

Northeast Ohio was not immune to the crimes of the past. The first murder in Lake County is cringe-worthy. Party girl & husband-slayer Velma West brought a new definition to strong women, and the Mafia reigned supreme here during the old days of the Mounds Club. Lake County has stories to tell from the famous to the infamous. Presented by Vince Wilson from the Lake Historical Center.

Registration begins October 2. For additional information, contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512 or register online.

 


Lynda.com: Office Classes @ Lake

Thursday, October 17, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pm! Computer Class

Learn at your own pace. Update your computer skills. Receive a certificate for classes that you complete on your own.

Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform with top-quality courses taught by industry leaders. This session is an overview of Microsoft Office classes offered on Lynda.com that are available for free using your library card.

Registration Begins October September 3. For additional information, contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512 or register online.

 


Handpainted Wood Clock (Adults) @ The Hub

Thursday, October 17, 2019
5:00pm – 6:30pmclock-1294634_640

“Fall Back” in time with your own personalized clock at The HUB. Ages 18+. Registration begins on October 3, 2019.

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.

 


Creepy Altered Books (Teens & Tweens) @ Lake

Friday, October 18, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pmBook art

Turn an old book into a creepy Halloween decoration. There’s no school today so visit us for some creative fun.  We’ll provide all the materials for a huntingly good time.  Bwahaha!  Teens and tweens ages 9 and up, registration begins Friday, October 4.

Registration begins October 4, 2019.  For additional information, contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512 or register online.

 


Cartoon Network Costume Party! @ Headlands

Saturday, October 19, 2019
12:00pm – 2:00pmtrick-or-treat-bag

Halloween’s happening early at the Headlands Branch!  Come dressed as your favorite Cartoon Network character or make a costume with supplies provided.  We’ll have tons of fun & games to play & crafts to make.  Most importantly, there will be cake!  The party doesn’t end at 2 –  stick around for our Let’s Go Lego! Club starting immediately after the costume party!

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

 


Posh Pumpkins (Adults) @ The Hub

Monday, October 21, 2019
6:00pm – 7:00pmpumpkin

Get in the Halloween spirit at The HUB! Stop by to create a beautifully jeweled pumpkin.  Ages 55+. Registration begins October 7th.

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.

 


Burlap Canvas Decor (Adults) @ The Hub

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
5:30pm – 7:00pmBurlap

Decorate your home with your next masterpiece! Use The HUB’s vinyl cutter to create a stencil and put it to use while painting a burlap canvas. Ages 18+. Registration begins October 8th.

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.

 


Halloween Masks @ The Hub

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
5:30pm – 7:00pmhalloween

Get ready for Halloween at The HUB by making a Halloween mask. Ages 4-8. Registration begins October 9th.

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.

 


Spooky Stories By the Fire @ Lake

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
7:00pm – 8:00pmScary Stories

Families enjoy listening to seasonal stories by the fireplace. Other activities include: a pumpkin toss game, craft and treats! Ages 5 and up. Registration is required.

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

 


Color Me, Headlands

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
7:00pm – 8:30pm!Color

Looking for some quiet time? Join us for a calm evening of coloring at the Headlands branch. Bring the family and color! Supplies provided.

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

 


Crystal Wire Wrapping (Adult) @ The Hub

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
7:00pm – 8:30pmWrapping Crystals

Join us at The HUB for a little fun with crystals! Learn a basic wire wrapping technique to create a beautiful crystal pendant.  Ages 55+.  Registration begins October 10th.

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.

 


Headlands Annual Pumpkin Decorating

Saturday, October 26, 2019
10:00am – 2:00pmpumpkin

This is a fun activity for families. Just stop in and customize your own pumpkin. Wait and see what we have planned. Fun for all!

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

 


Munch on Mystery Candy (Tweens) @ Headlands

Saturday, October 26, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pmcandy

Hey tweens!  Join us in munching on some mystery candies and guessing what they are! Take some goodies home with you when you are done!

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

 


Spider Web Dreamcatcher (Teens & Tween) @ The Hub

Monday, October 28, 2019
4:30pm – 6:00pmdreamcatcher

Get creepy with your crafts at The HUB and make a spiderweb dreamcatcher. Ages 12-18. Registration begins October 14th.

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.

 


Crafty Adults! @ Lake

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
6:30pm – 8:00pmCrafting

Each month we’ll explore and create a new craft. We’ll supply the materials and you supply the creativity. All skill levels are welcome. Bring your friends and get crafty! Registration is required.

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

 


Halloween at the HUB @ The Hub

Thursday, October 31, 2019
3:30pm – 7:30pmhalloween

Stop in any time to enjoy a variety of spooky activities at The HUB! Pin the nose on 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.

 


DIY Fabric Pumpkins (Adults) @ The HUB

Monday, November 4, 2019
4:00pm – 5:00pmpumpkin

Join us at The HUB and learn how to make an easy DIY fabric pumpkin. Ages 18+. Registration begins October 21st.

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.

 


Headlands Sit & Stitch

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pmknit stitch yarn

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.

 


Pumpkin Pie Playdough @ The HUB

Thursday, November 7, 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pmpumpkin

“FALL IS IN THE AIR!” Stop by The HUB to make Pumpkin Pie Playdough. Ages 5-12.  Registration begins October 24, 2019.

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.

 


Thanksgiving Day Garland @ The HUB

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
4:30pm – 6:00pmfall

Come by The HUB to make a festive Thanksgiving Day Garland. Ages 5-12.

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.

 


Fall Candle Lantern (Adults) @ The HUB

Thursday, November 14, 2019
5:00pm – 6:30pmCandle Lantern

Stop by The HUB to make a beautiful fall candle lantern. Ages: Adults   Registration begins October 3, 2019.

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.

 


Princess Party in Arendelle @ Lake

Saturday, November 16, 2019
11:00am – 12:30pmPrincess

Come to the Lake Branch and celebrate both National Princess Day and the upcoming movie Frozen 2! Participants can make a crown, magic wand, and get your photo taken in front of a castle, and more. Ages 4-12.

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

 


DIY Giving Plate (Adults) @ The HUB

Monday, November 18, 2019
5:00pm – 6:30pmcup-647998_640

Come by The HUB and make a Giving Plate using the vinyl cutter.

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.

 


Color Me, Headlands

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
7:00pm – 8:30pm!Color

Looking for some quiet time? Join us for a calm evening of coloring at the Headlands branch. Bring the family and color! Supplies provided.

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

 


Give Thanks For All @ Headlands

Saturday, November 23, 2019
10:00am – 2:00pmthanks

Join us as we give thanks to family, friends & community with some fun crafts and activities. Walk-in program while supplies last. Fun for all!

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

 


Giant Size Fun! @ Headlands

Saturday, November 23, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pmGame dice

Join us for some Giant Size Fun!  We will play giant versions of Snakes & Ladders, Tic-Tac-Toe, and Jenga!  Bring a friend.

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

 


Bad Art Club (Adults & Teens) @ Headlands

Monday, November 25, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pmArt Club

Come to the Headlands Branch as, each month, we explore new mediums & techniques that will help you express your creativity in new ways and give you permission to make something ugly or less than perfect. Making bad art is better than making no art at all!

Registration is required each month and opens two weeks prior.  For additional information, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000 or register online.

 


DIY Photo Album @ The HUB

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
5:30pm – 7:00pmphoto

Come by The HUB and make a DIY photo album. Ages 7-12.

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.

 


 

 

 

 

 

On-Going Programs

 


Tyke Time @ Headlands 

Thursdays, 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Teddy Bear & Book

Join us every Thursday for stories, songs, and rhymes, and a very simple craft  for this younger pre-school story time. Ages 6 Months to 4 years. Kids you must bring a big person to stay with you, and they can have a good time too. No registration required. For additional information contact the Headlands Branch – 257-2000.

 


Tiddlywinks @ Lake

Thursdays, 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.Tiddlywinks

Join us for a lively and interactive story time filled with stories, songs, and rhymes just right for little listeners. Open to those from birth to 36 months, but older siblings are welcome! For additional information, contact the Lake Branch – 440-257-2512.

 


Storytime Stars @ Lake

Tuesdays, 10:30 – 11 am
Star books

Children ages 6 months to 5 years are welcome to attend this story time at Lake Branch. Enjoy stories, music, rhymes and a craft to take home. Make a star wish! All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

 


Saturday Crafty Pop Up @ Headlands

Saturdays, 10:00 am – 1:00 pmcrafts-1

Come and spend a few minutes making a craft to take home.

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

 


Music and Play @ Lake

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
6:30-7:00 p.m.

All ages enjoy a simply themed storytime with rhymes, musical instruments and educational toys. Lets make some music! No registration is required.

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

Future Meetings:

  • November 6, 2019
  • December 4, 2019

 


Curious Kids @ Headlands

Monday, September 19, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Join us at the Headlands Branch as we explore new ideas every month.  Through science experiments & playful activities, we’ll learn & see new things, and challenge ourselves to be more curious about our world!

Future Meetings:

 


Picking Up STEAM @ Lake

Saturday, September 14, 2019
2:00-3:00 p.m.Curiosity

Explore new ideas every month through science experiments & playful activities. Each session of the series will focus on one aspect of STEAM, science, technology, engineering, art and math. We’ll learn & see new things and challenge ourselves to be more curious about our world. Attendee must be between the grades of 1 and 6.

Future Meetings:

 


Studio MPL Art Club @ Lake

Monday, September 16, 2019
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Calling all creative kids! Join us for a fun art project. Children need to be able to work independently and responsibly with art supplies for a successful studio experience.Please dress for mess!

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

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Let’s Go LEGO Club! @ Headlands

Saturday, September 21, 2019
2:00-3:00 p.m.

Get creative using the Library’s Lego Bricks. We’ll have a theme, but you can do your own thing! Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration is necessary! For additional information contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000.

Future Meetings:

  • September 21, 2019
  • October 19, 2019
  • November 16, 2019

 


Bad Art Club (Teens & Adults) @ Headlands

Monday, September 30, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pmFresh Colors, our new art club for teens, has its first meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15.

Come to the Headlands Branch as, each month, we explore new mediums & techniques that will help you express your creativity in new ways and give you permission to make something ugly or less than perfect. Making bad art is better than making no art at all!

Registration is required each month and opens two weeks prior.

Future Meetings:

 


Crafty Adults @ Lake

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
6:30-8:00 p.m.nurse-tie-dye-clipart-1

Each month we’ll explore and create a new craft. We’ll supply the materials and you supply the creativity. All skill levels are welcome. Bring your friends and get crafty! Registration is required. Attendee must be 21 Years or older.

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

Future Dates:

  • October 30, 2019
  • November 20, 2019

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