08 13, 2021

Mentor Public Library hosting Reader’s Theater for kids

By |2021-08-13T06:00:03-04:00August 13, 2021|

Kids can have fun working as a team and practicing their reading skills during Reader’s Theater on Aug. 25 at Mentor Public Library’s Main Branch.

Kids entering first through third grade can bring fairy tales, tall tales and fables to life during Reader’s Theater at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25, the lawn of the our Main Branch.

Reader’s Theater promotes teamwork, improves kids’ confidence and enhances their reading skills in a low-key setting.

It’s free to participate in Reader’s Theater, but you do have to sign up beforehand. You can register online or by calling us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 221.

07 24, 2021

All Booked Up with Cailey & Meg: Best Beach Reads for the Summer

By |2021-07-24T12:00:36-04:00July 24, 2021|

Cailey and Meg share what books they’re bringing to the beach this summer, including Last Summer at the Golden Hotel by Elyssa Friedland (which gave our librarians major Dirty Dancing vibes), Second First Impressions by Sally Thorne, Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala, and Maps for the Getaway by Annie England Noblin.

Most of the books they discuss can also be borrowed as ebooks using OverDrive or Libby. All you need is your Mentor Public Library card.

07 22, 2021

Unicorn Party!

By |2021-07-22T12:00:47-04:00July 22, 2021|

We threw a Unicorn Party on Thursday at our Lake Branch and there was SO MUCH CUTE!

Kids enjoyed unicorn stories, played unicorn games, created rainbow sand art and edible rainbow necklaces, and crafted their own unicorn steeds out of pool noodles.

Our theme for Summer Reading this year is Imagine Your Story. So we’ve hosted programs about fairy tales, myths and magic all summer long.

By the way, Summer Reading is almost over! The last day to receive raffle tickets for all your hours/books read is at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1. Make sure you get credit for all the awesome reading that you’ve done this summer.

07 21, 2021

Making Fairy & Gnome Gardens in our Backyard

By |2021-07-21T09:15:36-04:00July 21, 2021|

Jonathan and Gabriel use clippings from the library’s garden and Story Book Walk to decorate their fairy gardens.

Kids used sticks, stones, flowers, and even moss from our backyard to make beautiful gnome and fairy gardens on Tuesday at our Main Branch.

They were so creative, using nature’s beauty to supplement the supplies we provided.

Our theme for Summer Reading this year is Imagine Your Story. So we’ve hosted programs about fairy tales, myths and magic all summer long.

By the way, Summer Reading is almost over! The last day to receive raffle tickets for all your hours/books read is at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1. Make sure you get credit for all the awesome reading that you’ve done this summer.

07 19, 2021

Knight Training at Mentor Public Library

By |2021-07-19T14:36:51-04:00July 19, 2021|

Young knights practiced their archery and agility this Magical Monday. They also designed their own helmet and shields!

Every week this summer, we’ve hosted Magical Mondays outside of our Main Branch on Summer Reading (when the weather permitted.) Kids enjoyed different crafts, games, and activities that tied into our Summer Reading theme of Imagine Your Story.

Next Monday, is our last Magical Monday of the summer. Join the fun! We only ask that you register beforehand. You can sign up online or call us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 221.

By the way, Summer Reading is almost over! The last day to receive raffle tickets for all your hours/books read is at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1. Make sure you get credit for all the awesome reading that you’ve done this summer.

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