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.

 


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.

 


There’s a Reindeer in Here! @ Headlands

December 2nd to 23rd
All Dayholiday-music

Santa needs your help!  All of his reindeer escaped from the North Pole and are hiding out in the library.  They don’t want to work this year, but they have to or nobody gets any presents for Christmas!  Stop by the Headlands Branch daily to help us find them & win a small Christmas gift.

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

 


Grinch On the Shelf @ Lake

December 2nd to 23rd
All DayGrinch

Can you find the grinch on the shelf? Stop in at Lake Branch to participate in this fun hide and seek game! Children can play daily for a chance to win a prize! All ages welcome. No registration.

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

 


Lunch & A Movie: Holiday Edition @ Lake

Monday, December 2, 2019
1:15pm – 3:00pmmovie-night

Kick-off the holiday season with a family friendly holiday movie! Bring your lunch and we’ll provide yummy movie snacks.  Pillows and cozy blankets are optional! No registration is necessary.

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

 


Paws to Read @ Headlands

Monday, December 2, 2019Paw Print
6:00pm – 6:30pm or 6:30pm – 7:00pm

Kids who are able to read independently are invited to practice their reading skills in these 30 minute sessions with a licensed therapy dog! Bring a book or pick one out here before your session starts.  Registration is required. Registrations open at 6:00pm Monday, November 18, 2019

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

 


Jingle All the Way! @ Lake

Tuesday, December 3, 10, & 17, 2019
10:30am – 11:00amJingle Bell

Jingle all the way to the Lake Branch for this special Holiday story time series.  Each week we’ll share holiday stories, songs and crafts. No registration is necessary

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

 


Gingerbread Terra Cotta House @ The Hub

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pmgingerbread

Come by The HUB and transform a terra cotta pot into a gingerbread house. Ages 5-12. Registration begins November 19th.

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, December 4, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pmSewing

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.

 


Wood Ornament Craft @ The Hub

Thursday, December 5, 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pmYou can support the library and celebrate its 200th anniversary by purchasing a Christmas ornament.

Join us at The HUB for a little crafty fun! Paint and decorate wooden ornaments to hang on your tree!  Ages 5-10.  Registration begins November 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.

 


Mugs & Merriment @ Lake

Saturday, December 7, 2019
11:00am – 12:30pmcoffee-mugs

Family Fireside Fun! Youngsters – accompanied by an adult – will embellish a holiday mug.  Then we’ll enjoy warm refreshments while we share fireside stories together. Registration begins November 23rd.

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

 


Headlands Annual Christmas Program

Saturday, December 7, 2019
1:00pm – 1:45pmsheikh_tuhin_Christmas_Vector_Clipart

Join us as we make several holiday crafts while we sing Christmas carols and spread holiday cheer. Registration required. Registrations open at 1:00pm Saturday, November 23, 2019

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

 


DIY Macrame Ornaments (Teens & Tweens) @ The Hub

Monday, December 9, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pmmacrame hands

Add a bohemian touch to your holiday decorations this year!  Learn basic macrame techniques and create a unique ornament. Ages 12-18. Registration begins November 25th.

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.

 


DIY Vinyl Gift Mug (Adults) @ The Hub

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
5:00pm – 6:30pmcoffee-mugs

Join us at The HUB and create a gift mug for the holiday season using the vinyl cutter. Ages 18+. Registration begins November 27th.

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.

 


Mugs & Merriment @ Lake

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
6:30pm – 8:00pmcoffee-mugs

Family Fireside Fun! Youngsters – accompanied by an adult – will embellish a holiday mug.  Then we’ll enjoy warm refreshments while we share fireside stories together. Registration begins November 27th.

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

 


Pinecone Owl Ornaments @ The Hub

Thursday, December 12, 2019
5:00pm – 6:00pmowl reading

Join us at The HUB for a little fun! Craft an Owl Ornament using pinecones and felt! Ages 6-12.  Registration begins November 28th.

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.

 


Jedi Arts Academy @ Headlands

Saturday, December 14, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pmstar-wars

May the Force be with you at the Headlands Branch!  Join us for an afternoon of Star Wars kid-friendly crafts to help celebrate the new movie! Registrations open at 2:00pm Saturday, November 30, 2019

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

 


Decorate a Gingerbread House @ Lake

Saturday, December 14, 2019
2:00pm – 3:00pmgingerbread

Come to the Lake Branch to decorate a Gingerbread house! We’ll provide the supplies, and you can have all the fun! Let’s celebrate the holiday season together. Registration is required. Grades K-6. Registration beings November 30th.

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

 


Handmade Holiday Décor (Teens & Tweens) @ The Hub

Monday, December 16, 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pmchristmas-tree-clip-art-6

Take a break from the stressful holiday season and create a gorgeous decoration that is satisfyingly simple to do! Ages 12-18. Registration begins December 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.

 


DIY Holiday Gift (Teens & Tweens) @ Lake

Monday, December 16, 2019
6:30pm – 7:30pmAfter the story time, the kids made a craft—Santa wedged in a chimney.

Come to the Lake Branch to create your own holiday gift for yourself or a friend. If you have no idea what to get someone for the holidays we can help you out (or you can just treat yourself)!  Supplies will be provided and enjoy some snacks while you are making your gift. Registration beings December 2nd and is required to attend. Ages 10-18.

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

 


Fluffy Snow Slime @ The Hub

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
5:00pm – 6:00pmsnow

Get ready for the winter season at The HUB with some fluffy snow slime fun! Ages 4-12. Registration begins December 3rd.

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, December 18, 2019
6:30pm – 8:00pmCrafty Pop Up

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. Registrations opens Wednesday, December 4, 2019

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

 


Color Me, Headlands

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
7:00pm – 8:30pmcolor

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.

 


Grinch Holiday Mug (Adults) @ The Hub

Thursday, December 19, 2019
5:00pm – 6:30pmcoffee-mugs

Join us at The HUB for a little Grinchy fun! Learn how to craft a Grinch theme mug using the vinyl cutter.  Ages 18+   Registration begins December 5th.

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.

 


Let’s Make Heart”felt” Ornaments! (Tweens) @ Headlands

Saturday, December 21, 2019
1:00pm – 2:00pmOrnament

Hello tweens! Looking for a heartfelt gift or two?  Join us in the holiday spirit and create some felt ornaments. Registrations open at 1:00pm Saturday, December 7, 2019

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

 


Christmas Eve & Christmas – Library Closed – All Branches

Tuesday, December 24 & 25, 2019happy-holidays
Closed All Day

All locations closed on December 24 & 25, reopening Thursday, December 26th.

 


Family Memory Jar @ The Hub

Monday, December 30, 2019
5:30pm – 7:00pmmason jar

Bring the family by The HUB and create a new tradition by making family memory jars. Personalize the jars using the vinyl cutter and decorate as a family.

1 jar per family. 1 registrant per family. Registration begins December 16th.

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.

 


Bad Art Club (Teens & Adults) @ Headlands

Monday, December 30, 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.  Registrations open at 6:00pm Monday, December 16, 2019

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

 


Closed – The HUB

Tuesday, December 31, 2019happy-holidays
All Day

The HUB is closed today for Holiday

 


New Years Eve Library Closing at 5:00pm – Main, Headlands, & Lakehappy-holidays

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Libraries are closing at 5:00pm

Mentor’s Main, Headlands, an Lake libraries are closing at 5pm.

 


New Year’s Day – All Library Closed

Wednesday, January 1, 2020happy-holidays
Libraries are closed.

All locations will be closed in observance of the New Year Holiday, reopening on Thursday, January 2.

 


 

 

 

 

 

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

 


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

Mondays   4:30pm – 5:30pm  (Grades 1-3)
Wednesdays   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.

 


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.

Future Meetings:

 

 


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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