Mentor Public Library

04 8, 2024

Library hosting free computer classes in April

By |2024-04-02T16:52:01-04:00April 8, 2024|

We’re offering six free computer classes this April at our Main Branch, including introductions on how to use computers, Android smartphones and iPhones

The classes include:

  • Basic Computers at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23. This is our introductory class for computers, so no experience is required.
  • Word 1 at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23. Learn how to use Microsoft Word to create documents. This basic class requires no previous experience with the software, but you’ll need to know how to use a computer.
  • Learn to Use your Android Phone at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24. This session is perfect for people who recently received an Android smartphone but don’t understand how to operate it. Bring your Android with you to the class.
  • Word 2 at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24. Learn more advanced techniques for Microsoft Word. Discover how to adjust your document’s spacing, alignment, margins and orientation and how to use spell and grammar check, mini toolbars, thesaurus and other tools.
  • Learn to Use your iPhone at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. Likewise, this class is designed for people who got an iPhone but don’t understand how to operate it. Bring your iPhone with you to the class.
  • Facebook Basics at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. Learn how to use Facebook. Please come with your login information, including password.

All of the classes are free. However, registration is required. RSVP on our event calendar using the hyperlinks above or by calling us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 1.

The library also offers several online computer classes through the LinkedIn Learning database. The courses are free to watch with a public library card. For more information, visit

02 23, 2024

Celebrate a Seuss-pendous birthday at the library

By |2024-02-20T10:19:35-05:00February 23, 2024|

Kids can celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with games, activities, crafts and a special story time on Friday, March 1, at our Main Branch.

From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., children can play games and make crafts inspired by many of Dr. Seuss’s memorable picture books. We’ll also host a Seuss-pendous story time at 10:30 a.m. It’s open to all ages and no registration is required.

12 31, 2023

Free ACT Prep Sessions Available at Mentor Public Library

By |2024-01-07T13:00:45-05:00December 31, 2023|

Stressed over the test? That’s OK. We’re here to help!

We’re offering two free ACT prep sessions this January. They will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, Jan. 13 and 20. Students will learn strategies for taking the exam, try sample test questions, and complete a sample test section. The Jan. 13 session will focus on math; the Jan. 20 session will focus on the reading and verbal sections.

The sessions are free to attend. Due to limited space, registration is required. Sign up at the hyperlinks or call us at 440-255-8811 ext. 1.

The sessions will be led by John Foster, a librarian who has a doctorate degree and taught at both high school and college levels.

By the way, you can also use one of our digital services to help you prepare for your big test. LinkedIn Learning has online video courses about taking the ACT, PSAT and SAT. And it’s free to use with your Mentor Public Library card.

09 7, 2022

Join the adventure with Mentor Public Library’s Dungeons & Dice Club

By |2022-08-31T14:37:51-04:00September 7, 2022|

Kids (ages eight to 12) can join the adventure with our new Dungeons and Dice Tabletop Adventuring Club.

They can take on the roles of wizards, barbarians and more to explore dungeons, fight monsters, and save kingdoms. Game supplies and character sheets will be provided.

The club’s first meeting will be at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at our Main Branch. Registration is required. Kids can sign up to participate online or call us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 3.

By the way, if you play Dungeons & Dragons, visit Mentor Public Library before your next campaign. We have all sorts of handbooks and manuals that can spice up your next adventure.

07 15, 2022

Mentor Library hosting trivia night for families

By |2022-07-05T12:34:29-04:00July 15, 2022|

Rally the relatives for Family Trivia Night at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, at our Main Branch.

Families can compete as a team to answer trivia questions. This year, the questions will be themed to go along our Summer Reading theme, Oceans of Possibilities. Teams can have up to six players, and each team must include at least one child (13 or younger) and an adult.

It’s free to play, and registration is required to join the fun. You can sign up by calling us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 3.

Summer Reading has started at all of our branches. This year’s theme is Oceans of Possibilities, so the library is hosting programs that explore and celebrate lakes, rivers, oceans and aquatic life all summer. Check out the full event calendar on our website!

All ages – kids, teens and adults – can sign up for summer reading. The more someone reads, the better chance they have of winning one of the library’s prizes at the end of the summer. The last day earn tickets for prize raffles is July 31!


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