Upcoming events at Main, Lake, Headlands, & The HUB!
Registration for most programs opens 14 days before the program.
All in-person programs have been cancelled until further notice.
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No More Cable: Save Money and Switch from Traditional Cable @ Online
Streaming services are all the rage right now, with so many different options to choose. With cable prices skyrocketing, which streaming services are best for you and your family? Learn about streaming movies and shows over the internet, the many different services out there, and even some free services your library provides. A handout for this event can be found here.
This program will be a live Zoom event. Register to sign up for the event. Details on how to join the meeting will be sent directly to registrants in an email at the time of registration. Please check your “Spam” folder if you do not see the email.
911 Dispatch/ Hands only CPR/ AED Awareness (Teens and Adults) @ Online
911 Dispatch / Hands Only CPR / AED Awareness (50-minute course) This presentation offers how to provide essential information when calling 911, starting CPR and using an automated external defibrillator. No certification is given. Presented by Jerry Craddock, Mentor Fire Department’s Education Specialist. Any questions, please contact email@example.com
This program will be a live Zoom event. Registration begins March 2. Details on how to join the meeting will be sent directly to registrants in an email at the time of registration. Please check your “Spam” folder if you do not see the email.
Backyard Birds with Lake Metroparks (Teens and Adults) @ Online
Learn all about your feathered backyard visitors! Program includes identification tips for the top 10 backyard birds, bird feeders and types of feed. Presented by Andy Avram of Lake Metroparks. This program will be held via Zoom. Register to receive the link to attend live.
This program will be a live Zoom event. Registration begins February 25. Details on how to join the meeting will be sent directly to registrants in an email at the time of registration. Please check your “Spam” folder if you do not see the email.
Recommended Teen Books
- Teen’s Top 10 – YALSA – A “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year!
- “Best of the Best” Fiction for Young Adults – YALSA
- Printz Awards – An award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
- TIME’s 100 Best Young-Adult books of All Time – TIME compiled a survey to honor the best best books for young adults. (Produced in January 2015)
Test Prep Websites – SAT/ACT
Looking to Prepare for your SATs or ACTs? Try the following websites for tutorials and practice tests.
- Practice Tests and Training – Click on Access Learning Express Anonymously (Provided by Ohio Means Jobs)
- Khan Academy
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.