On Tuesday, October 20 at 4:00 PM, join us for a guide on how to make your own tie-dyed mask. Make sure you register here starting October 6 and pick up your supplies before the 20th so you are ready to follow along. Supplies can be picked up at the Main Library’s drive thru or the Children’s Department. Open to kids ages 6 – 12.
Join Ms. Robin in the kitchen as we make some virtual vittles together! Each month, you can learn how to make some tasty, no-bake treats found online or in the collection of cookbooks for kids here at Mentor Public Library. This program will be a live Zoom production and will require registration in order to receive the zoom link. Each participant will be required to pick up the ingredients either in the children’s department, or if you prefer, you can also pick up in our drive thru, (please call ahead to let us know so we can ensure that the items are waiting for you.)
The next session will be held Monday, October 12 at 4:00 PM. This program is for children ages 7-12. Registration is required. Lets make something yummy, together! Grown-up help is welcome.
Mr. Zap’s Online Halloween Show
On Friday, October 9 at 11:00 AM, Mr. Zap will be putting on a Spooktacular show for kids of all ages. Sit back and get ready to be amazed. Open to all ages. Registration is required and starts here on September 25.
Starting Thursday, October 1, families can pick up a pumpkin to decorate for our own little patch. Take the pumpkins home to decorate. We will provide crafting supplies, but you are welcome to use your own as well. Then return the pumpkins by Monday, October 12. We will keep them quarantined for several days, and then put them out for display for everyone to see. we will also post an album of the completed pumpkin patch on our Facebook page.
Registration is required and begins here on September 17. Limit of one pumpkin per family.
Virtual Story Lab – Gravity
This creative story time encourages children to discover and explore concepts in science. For ages 4 – 8. Registration is required and stars here on September 15.
On Wednesday, September 23 at 4:00 PM, let’s get together online with your friends and enjoy an afternoon of pampering and relaxation tips. Moms, Dads, or Siblings are encouraged to help so you can sit back and relax. Also, if you have any beauty supplies at home that you would like to use or beauty tricks you would like to share, that is encouraged as well.
Make sure you register and pick up your supplies from the library before September 23 so you are ready the day of the program. Supplies can be picked up at the Main Library’s Drive Thur or in the Children’s Department. Registration begins on September 9 and for kids ages 8 – 12.
Virtual Family Story Time
Mix and mingle in our Virtual Family Story Time Room on Zoom! Children of all ages and their families can spend some time together while enjoying stories, songs, and a craft.
The craft materials may be picked up at Main anytime after 12 o’clock the Sunday or Monday before that week’s story time in the Children’s Department or Drive Thru. Please call us at 440-255-8811 option 3 to register and let us know where you would like to pick up your craft.
Sign up for our next session on Tuesday, September 22 here!
**Open to all ages but please limit crafts to children ages 2 years and older**
**Registration is required in order to receive the zoom link and opens two weeks in advance**
September Reading Challenge: Be a Star Reader
Print our out September Reading Challenge log or pick one up at the Children’s Desk. Record your reading time by marking off a book for every 30 minutes you read or are read to. After you complete 8 hours color the star and turn in your log to the Children’s Department to be entered into a drawing to win a gift card! Please have your log turned in by September 30, 2020.
Leveled Book Bundles
The Children’s Department is now offering Leveled Book Bundles for pick up in person or at the Drive-Thru. Each bundle contains 5 non-fiction books on a variety of subjects. We are offering 3 different levels; Level 1 for grades K-1, Level 2 for Grades 1 -2 and Level 3, for Grades 2-3. Call the Children’s Desk at 440-255-8811 ext. 221 with your library card number to request a bundle!