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.

 


Shivery Snowman Paint (Kids) @ The Hub

Thursday, January 23, 2020
4:30pm – 5:30pmsnowman-

Stop by The HUB to mix up a special kind of paint and use it to create your next masterpiece!  Ages 5-12. Registration begins January 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.

 


Used Book Knife Block (Adults) @ The Hub

Monday, January 27, 2020
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Join us at The HUB to make a knife block using used books. Ages 18+.  Registrations open at 9:00am Monday, January 13, 2020.

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.

 


Laser Cut Wooden Backpack Pin (Kids) @ The Hub

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
5:00pm – 6:30pmbackpack

Learn how to use the Laser Engraver to craft a Wooden Backpack Pin! Choose from several designs! Ages 5-10. Registration begins January 15th.

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 Family Game Night

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
6:00pm – 8:00pmGames

Forgot how to play chess?  Want to learn a new game?  Just looking for something to do with the kids on a Wednesday night?  Join us at the Headlands Branch for a fun evening of board games for all ages!  No registration required, just drop in.

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

 


School Spirit Scrunchies (Teens) @ The Hub

Thursday, January 30, 2020
4:30pm – 5:30pmhair-bands

Show off your school spirit with some handmake fashion! Stop by The HUB to make your very own scrunchie!  Ages 12-18. Registration begins January 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.

 


Homework Help (Kids) @ The Hub

Mondays and Wednesdays in February 2020
4:30pm – 5:30pmHomework 2

Do you need a little extra help this school year? Stop by The HUB for homework help with a certified teacher. Grades K-5.  No registration 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.

 


Princess Party Pizzazz (Kids) @ Headlands

Saturday, February 1, 2020
1:00pm – 1:45pmCrown

Join us for a special tea party with finger sandwiches and several lovely crafts. You may come dressed as your favorite princess. Fun for all. Registration required.

For additional information, or contact the Headlands Branch – 440-257-2000 or register online. Registrations opens on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

 


Melted Crayon Suncatchers (Kids) @ The Hub

Monday, February 3, 2020
6:00pm – 7:00pmcolor

Join us at The HUB to learn how to use your favorite art supply in a whole new way! Create a stunning suncatcher with a little help from our Cricut machine. Ages 5-12. Registration begins January 20th.

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.

 


Kids Hand Stamped Apron @ The Hub

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
4:30pm – 5:30pmapron

Make a custom kids chef apron at The HUB. Kids get to stamp and paint to make a one-of-a-kind apron! Ages 4-10.

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, February 5, 2020
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.

 


Back to Your Roots Genealogy Group (Adults) @ Lake

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
7:00pm – 8:00pmfamily-tree

Gather to share genealogy tips, exchange information and talk shop. Group meets the first Wednesday of the month. All genealogy levels are welcome. Basic computer knowledge is required. Registration is suggested.

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

 


Laser Cut Wooden Ring Box (Adults)  @ The Hub

Thursday, February 6, 2020
5:00pm – 6:30pm Ring Box

Join us at The HUB and get creative! Craft a unique little laser cut Wooden Ring Box for a special keepsake. Ages 18+   Registration begins January 23rd.

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.

 


Valentine’s Day Walk-in Crafts and Cards (Kids) @ Headlands

Saturday, February 8, 2020
9:00am – 3:00pmclipart-be-my-valentine-hearts

Please drop in and make a card and a craft for the one you love at the Headlands branch. Limited supplies so don’t wait.

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

 


Wooden Valentine (Kids) @ The Hub

Monday, February 10, 2020
4:30pm – 6:00pm heart wood

Come by The HUB to make a unique wooden valentine for someone special using the laser engraver. Ages 6-12. Registration begins January 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.

 


Mason Candy Jar (Adults) @ The Hub

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
5:00pm – 6:30pm mason-jars

Join us at The HUB and get creative! Craft a little Mason Candy Jar for your special Valentine!  Ages 18+    Registration begins January 29th.

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.

 


Anti Valentine’s Day Party (Teens & Tweens) @ Lake

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Not excited for Valentine’s Day? Come to the Lake Branch and spend time at an Anti-Valentine’s Day party with your friends! Enjoy crafts, cookie decorating and punch. Registrations opens on Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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

 


Vinyl Feather Earrings (Adults) @ The Hub

Monday, February 17, 2020
6:30pm – 7:30pm feather

Make a set of vinyl fabric earrings at The HUB using the laser engraver. Ages 18+. Registration begins February 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.

 


Maker Basics (Adults) @ The Hub

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
6:00pm – 7:00pmLearn how to use a Cricut Maker during a free introduction at The HUB's makerspace.

Learn how you can use The HUB’s newest creative technology – the Cricut Maker.  Simplify your next project with precision cut or drawn graphics! All ages welcome. Registration begins February 4th.

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 Seed Bead Bracelet (Kids) @ The Hub

Thursday, February 20, 2020
5:00pm – 6:30pmTeens can make their own bracelets and earrings on Thursday, Nov. 3, at Mentor Public Library.

Join us at The HUB and get creative! Design and string your very own Seed Bead Bracelet! Ages 8-12   Registration begins January 30th.

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 & Cocoa (Tweens) @ Headlands

Saturday, February 22, 2020
2:00pm – 2:45pmcraft-clip-art-1197091099740949666ryanlerch_Artwork_-_paintbrush_scissors_and_glue.svg.med

Hey tweens ages 9-12… Join us on a cold winter day and make a craft while enjoying some hot cocoa. Invite a friend! Make a friend! Registrations opens on Saturday, February 8, 2020

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

 


Mardi Gras Celebration @ Lake

Monday, February 24, 2020
3:00pm – 7:00pmMardi Gras

Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Lake Branch. Make a mask, do a scavenger hunt, create a beaded necklace and eat pancakes. No Registration Required. All ages.

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

 


Bad Art Club (Adults) @ Headlands

Monday, February 24, 2020
6:00pm – 7:30pmCrafty Pop Up

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.

 


eReading: Getting Books for your Tablets & Smart Phones (Adults) @ Lake

Monday, February 24, 2020
6:30pm – 8:00pmeReading

This lecture based class will describe how to check out books, magazines, and other materials onto your device. Bring tablet or smartphone to this session to get help on using your device.  Registration starts February 10, 2020. Lake Branch.

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

 


DIY Marble Mugs (Teens) @ The Hub

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
3:30pm – 4:30pmcoffee-mugs

Come by the HUB and make a marble mug using nail polish. Ages 12-18.  Registration begins February 11th.

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.

 


Books and Yoga (Adults) @ Lake

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
2:00pm – 3:00pmFrog Yoga

Take time out of your busy day and enjoy a relaxing yoga session. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring your yoga mat or beach towel. Darlene Kelbach is the yoga instructor.

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

 


Headlands Family Game Night

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
6:00pm – 8:00pm

GamesForgot how to play chess?  Want to learn a new game?  Just looking for something to do with the kids on a Wednesday night?  Join us at the Headlands Branch for a fun evening of board games for all ages!  No registration required, just drop in.

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

 


Laser Cut Embroidered Keychain (Teens) @ The Hub

Thursday, February 27, 2020
3:30pm – 7:30pmLaser Cut Embroidered Keychain

Join us at The HUB for a little fun! Stop in and learn how to craft a Laser Cut Embroidered Keychain! Ages 12-18. Walk-in craft. While supplies last!

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.

 


 

 

 

 

 

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

 


Curious Kids @ Headlands

Monday, January 13, 2020
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:

  • January 13, 2020
  • February 10, 2020
  • March 9, 2020

 


Studio MPL Art Club @ Lake

Monday, January 20, 2020
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:

  • January 20, 2020
  • February 20, 2020
  • March 16, 2020

 


Let’s Go LEGO Club! @ Headlands

Saturday, January 18, 2020
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:

  • January 18, 2020
  • February 15, 2020
  • March 21, 2020

 


Bad Art Club (Teens & Adults) @ Headlands

Monday, January 27, 2020
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:

  • January 27, 2020
  • February 24, 2020
  • March 30, 2020

 


 

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