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04 9, 2024

Nature Journaling Trip to Mentor Lagoons

By |2024-04-01T17:53:57-04:00April 9, 2024|

We’re hosting a nature journaling adventure for all ages at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, at Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve and Marina.

We will provide all supplies, though you’re welcome to bring your own. The program is free to attend and open to all. Registration is required. People can sign up online or call our Headlands Branch at 440-257-2000.

Each month, we’ll lead a trip to a different Mentor park where people can marvel at nature and explore a variety of journaling techniques. We’re heading to Headlands Beach State Park in May!

04 8, 2024

Makerspace Monday: Engraved Bracelets & Tags

By |2024-01-23T11:08:44-05:00April 8, 2024|

You can use The HUB’s Cricut to engrave bracelets and dog tags. What do you want to say?

The HUB’s makerspace also has a large-format printer, vinyl cutter, laser engraver, green-screen studio, heat press, and more state-of-the-art tech that can be used with library staff supervision.

Click here for more information on The HUB’s makerspace, including how to make a reservation. And click here for more makerspace and 3D printing ideas!

04 6, 2024

Borrow Membership Passes from Mentor Library

By |2024-04-03T15:29:38-04:00April 6, 2024|

We’re encouraging everyone to check out their community with membership passes that can be borrowed for local museums, gardens and zoos!

Passes are available for:

Passes can be checked out for up to seven days. They must be checked out and returned at our Main Branch. A household may only check out one pass at a time and can only check out each pass up to two times per year. If a pass is overdue, the late fee is $5 per day. Click here for more information or to reserve a pass!

04 5, 2024

Learn Medieval Herb Gardening Techniques

By |2024-03-25T09:53:13-04:00April 5, 2024|

Gardeners can learn how to put medieval gardening wisdom to modern use during a free program at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, at the Headlands Community Center.

Dr. Shanon Sterringer will talk about planting medieval herb gardens rooted in the tradition of Hildegard of Bingen.

Hildegard of Bingen was a philosopher, composer and natural scientist, and Sterringer has written two books about her. Sterringer has presented to the Herb Society of America and Western Reserve Herb Society.

Her talk is open to all. Due to limited space, registration is required for all three programs. Sign up online or call us at 440-257-2000.

You can visit our YouTube channel for more gardening and horticulture programs.

Two more tips for any gardeners out there:

  1. Did you know that you can get free veggie, flower, and herb seeds from our Seed Library? Check out our collection  the next time you visit our Main Branch. Borrow up to 15 packets of seeds per season.
  2. You should also check out the special collection from Holden Forests & Gardens’ Corning Library available at our Main Branch. In addition to a gorgeous arboretum in Kirtland, Holden also has a spectacular collection of gardening, horticulture, environmental and botany books at Corning Library within its arboretum. Dozens of Corning Library’s books are now available to borrow at our Main Branch. Thanks to a partnership between libraries, you can use your cards to check out books from this special collection. Our typical lending rules apply.
04 4, 2024

Explore the Options of LakeTran Travel

By |2024-03-25T09:20:14-04:00April 4, 2024|

Adults and teens can explore the travel options that LakeTran provides during a free program at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, at our Lake Branch.

A travel trainer from LakeTran will explain how to use its local routes, as well as dial-a-ride and park-n-ride services. Attendees will also learn how to plan trips, read bus schedules, and use online real-time tools.

The program is open to all. Due to limited space, registration is encouraged. Sign up online or call us at 440-257-2512.

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