MENTONE — Bell Memorial Public Library in Mentone has several reading activities and events happening in the month of September.
Teen Book Club is scheduled to take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the library’s teen room. Read a book by or about Roald Dahl. Contact Elyza at (574) 353-7234 for information on how to join the book club.
Creative Corner will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17. This month, crafters will make a lighted glass block for fall. The cost is $5 and sign-up is requested to ensure there are enough materials for every participant. Creative Corner is for those ages 18 and older.
Teens and young adults, join the library from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, for Talk Like a Pirate Day. Bake some tasty pirate cookies and watch “Goonies.”
Story Hour will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, in the library’s children room. The story being read is “A Color of His Own” by Leo Lionni and the craft project is making a watercolor chameleon.
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. The BMPL invites the library to join a scavenger hunt. Each participant will be given a punch card. Visit each of the participating libraries and have a librarian punch the card. Then, bring it back to Bell Memorial Library and pick which prize to try and win. A library card is not required to play, but extra entries will be gained toward giveaways for signing up. Note that not all library cards are provided for free.
Participating libraries include Bell Memorial Public Library, Akron Carnegie Public Library, Argos Public Library, Bourbon Public Library, Rochester Library, Milford Public Library and Syracuse Public Library. The BMPL thanks its sponsors for making the library scavenger hunt possible: North Pointe Cinemas, It’s Whimsicality, Java Jack, Martin’s Supermarket, Terri’s This and That, Deli n’ Dough, TJ’s Crafts and Home Décor and Pete and Freddy’s Pages Aplenty bookstore.
The library still has books for sale at its book sale. Prices are 25 cents for hardbacks, including eHardbacks, or five for $1; 10 cents for paperbacks, including trade paperbacks; 50 cents for audiobooks and 25 cents for music CDs. DVDs will be sold as marked.
New to Hoopla Digital are the following titles: “The Real Deal” by Lauren Blackley, “The Girl in Red” by John Nicholl and “Secrets Unsealed” by Marie Harte. Kids and teens can browse the following on Hoopla: “Call of the Wild” by Jack London and “The Duckling Gets a Cookie?!” by Mo Willems.