Virtual Vittles Zoom Cooking Program for Kids

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, December 14 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.

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On Thursday, December 10 at 7:00 PM it’s time to get cozy with some good stories and a tasty mug cake treat! Starting December 5, registered kids can pick up a mug cake kit to take home. Then join us on December 10th while we make our cakes and enjoy some stories. Open to ages 4 – 8. Registration is required and starts here November 26.

Special Holiday Story Times

Mix and mingle in our Virtual Holiday Story Time Room on Zoom! Children of all ages and their families can spend some time together while enjoying stories, songs, and fun! Registration for each story time is required.

There will NOT be a craft in this series of storytimes. Please see our new Week end grab-n-go craft for take home crafts.

Select Tuesdays at 10:00AM
December 1
December 8
December 15

 Elf on the Library Shelf


The silly Elf on the Library Shelf will be back from December 1-23rd for some mischievous fun. Come in each day to try and find him and win a prize if you do. No registration required and open to all ages.

 November Reading Bingo Challenge

Print out November reading log or pick one up at the children’s desk. Read or listen to a book about all of the spooky/seasonal things. Mark off each square when you are done. Once the board is full, turn in your log to the children’s department to be entered into a drawing to win a special prize! Drawing will be held on December 1.

For children entering grade 6 and younger.

Week End Grab and Go Craft

Beginning on Thursday of each week you may call the Children’s Department for our week end craft (while supplies last). Because of space constraints, crafts must be picked up on the day that you call (either at the drive thru or at the Children’s Desk).

 Virtual Family Story Time

Mix and mingle in our Virtual Family Story Time on Zoom! Children of all ages and their families can spend some time together while enjoying stories, songs, and fun! Registration is required, and begins two weeks in advance.

There will NOT be a craft in this series of story times. Please see our new weekend grab and go craft for take home crafts.

Leveled Book Bundles

book bundle clipartThe 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!



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