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Mercer County District Library News


Adult Reading Challenge



Through a partnership with Briarwood Village and Celina Manor, the Mercer County District Library -- in Celina, Marion, Mendon, and St. Henry, Coldwater Public Library, Rockford Carnegie Library, and Fort Recovery Public Library will be hosting an Adult Reading Challenge for anyone age 50 and over. Read or listen to any book and put your name in a drawing at any Mercer County library for a chance to win a weekly prize or be a part of the grand prize of a Kindle Fire.

The Adult Reading Challenge will run from February 1 through March 1. Grand Prize winner will be announced on March 3.

Celina News

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Saturday, February 4 is Take Your Child to the Library Day. The Mercer County District Library will be hosting a special Story Time at 10:30 am on February 4, 2017. We will be doing a craft and enjoying a snack as well as singing songs and reading stories.


February 2 at 7:00 pm: Based on the Book
February 4 at 10:30 am: Take Your Child to the Library Day
February 9 at 6:00 pm: Teen Advisory Meeting
February 18 at 10 am: Minecraft Party
February 21 at 7:00 pm: Good Reads!
February 23 at 6:30 pm: PJ Story Time

Preschool Story Time every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 am.

Marion (Chickasaw) Branch News

Blind Date with a Book

During the month of February, check out one of our wrapped mystery date books.  Fill out the "Rate Your Date" slip and return it to be entered for a prize.



February 1 at 6:30 pm: Essential Oils
February 4 from 9 am - 12 pm: Take Your Child to the Library Day
February 7 at 7 pm: Book Discussion
February 8 at 6:30 pm: Heart Healthy Program
February 14 at 6:30 pm: Family Night
February 21 at 6:30 pm: Adult Coloring Night

Preschool Story Time every Thursday at 10:30 am

Mendon Branch News


Canvas & Conversation

The Mendon Library will be hosting a painting class with Amber Temple on Tuesday, March 14 at 6:15 pm. Anyone interested please call the Mendon Library at 419-795-6472 for details and to register, before March 1.


February 14 at 4:00 pm: Book Discussion
March 14 at 4:00 pm: Book Discussion
March 14 at 6:15 pm: Canvas & Conversation

Preschool Story Time every Thursday at 10 am

St. Henry Branch News

SOUPer Bowl Party

Join the St. Henry Library from 5:30 to 7:30 pm for a SOUPer Bowl Party. Community members will be bringing in their favorite soup recipes for others to try. Donate $3 to participate in the tasting and to vote for a winner. If you are interested in having your soup as a sample, call the library at 419-678-3128.


February 1 at 9:30 am: Book Club
February 2 at 5:30 pm: SOUPer Bowl Party
February 2 at 6:30 pm: Lego Night
February 2 at 7:00 pm: Book Club
February 7 at 6:30 pm: Valentine’s Day Movie Night
February 9 at 6:00 pm: Author Night / Nail Painting Party

Our Preschool Story Hour will also be starting the week of February 13 and will run weekly until the week of April 3.  Our Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning classes are full, but we do have a few spots open for Monday evenings from 6:30-7:15.  Call the library to register today 419-678-3128.

Library Book Clubs

St. Henry: February 1 at 9:30 am: Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult
Celina: February 2 at 7 pm: The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
St. Henry: February 2 at 7 pm: The Shack by William Paul Young
Marion: February 7 at 7 pm: Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza
Mendon: February 14 at 4:30 pm: Love the One Your With by Emily Giffin
Celina: February 21 at 7 pm: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Celina: March 2 at 7 pm: The Martian by Anthony Weir
Mendon: March 14 at 4:30 pm: Me Before You: Jo Jo Moyes
Celina: March 21 at 7 pm: God Help the Child by Toni Morrison
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