Teens

Registration for most programs opens 14 days before the program.

A number of program videos from the library can be found online on MPL’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

All in-person programs have been cancelled until further notice.

 


Pet Cafe (Teens & Adults) @ Online

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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Registration begins November 10th. Calling all animal lovers! Bring your furry friend and a warm beverage to our online Pet Cafe! We’ll make a seasonal bandana for your pet to wear, play bird-themed bingo, and share our favorite funny stories about our beloved furry friends! There will be a chance to win prizes – both for you and your pet! Hosted by librarian Meg (and her dog Ginger). Feel free to join even if you don’t have a pet! Pick up bandana supplies starting November 17th.  Adults and teens welcome (12+).


Take and Make Craft: DIY Sugar Scrub @ Main

Thursday, December 3, 2020
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Take and Make crafts for adults and teens. This week’s craft is DIY Sugar Scrub!

Pick up a kit at the reference desk with everything you need to make a fun craft. Please register in advance to reserve your craft kit. Supplies are limited. Only one craft kit is available per person. One person is not permitted to sign up multiple people or pick up more than one kit.

Registration opens on November 25, 2020. Reserved kits may be picked up starting December 3rd. The Craft kit for this week must be picked up by December 10th.

 


Holiday Origami @ Online

Friday, December 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2020
4:00pm – 4:15pmPeople celebrate summer by making paper flowers during our origami program.

Create some decorations for your home with paper and some creative origami folding. Jenn Cline of the Ohio Paper Folders will host a series of weekly videos exclusively for MPL where each week she will teach you how to make some festive creations. Paper for the projects will be available at the reference desk for pick up. Please call ahead if you’d like paper placed at the drive-thru.

  • December 4 – Santa Gnome
  • December 11 – Holiday Stars
  • December 18 – 3D Christmas Trees
  • December 25 – Paper Snowflakes

View on the library’s Facebook or YouTube page.

 


Take and Make Craft: Bookish Ornaments @Main

Thursday, December 17, 2020
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Take and Make crafts for adults and teens. This week’s craft is bookish ornaments!

Pick up a kit at the reference desk with everything you need to make a fun craft. Please register in advance to reserve your craft kit. Supplies are limited. Only one craft kit is available per person. One person is not permitted to sign up multiple people or pick up more than one kit.

Registration opens on December 10, 2020. Reserved kits may be picked up starting December 17th. The Craft kit for this week must be picked up by December 28th.

 


Holiday Library Closures – December 24, 25,  & 26

happy-holidaysAll Mentor library locations are closed, December 24, 25,  & 26th.

The library will reopen on Sunday, December 27th.

 


New Year’s Holiday Library ClosuresDecember 31 (5pm) & January 1

happy-holidaysAll Mentor library locations will close @ 5:00pm, December 31.

All Mentor library locations are closed, January 1.

The library will reopen on Sunday, January 2.

 


Recommended Teen Books

 

 


Test Prep Websites – SAT/ACT

Looking to Prepare for your SATs or ACTs?  Try the following websites for tutorials and practice tests.

 


Download eBooks & Audiobooks!

Don’t read your books – Listen to them instead! Not only can you download eBooks at MPL, but now you can also download Audiobooks. Audiobooks can now be loaded onto PCs, Macs®, MP3 players, and many other mobile devices directly from your computer at home.

Mentor Public Library has expanded its online services by adding “eAudiobooks,” available to download from the library’s Web site through a new service powered by OverDrive. The service is free to patrons with a Mentor Public Library card. Users will need to install OverDrive® Media Console™ a free software found on the library’s Web site. For more information, go to our Digital Library page or call 440-255-8811 ext. 215.

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