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Mercer County District Library News

Protect Public Library Funding

State funding for public libraries will be automatically cut again on July 1, 2017.

Did You Know?

  • More than 8.7 million Ohioans are library cardholders (that’s three-fourths of Ohio’s population).
  • Ohio’s public libraries provide nearly $2.7 billion in direct economic value to Ohio residents.
  • Ohio has the HIGHEST LIBRARY USE per capita in the United States.

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Who’s My Legislator?


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Senator Matt Huffman met with area library representatives during Legislative Day on March 29, 2017.

Celina News

Trivia Night at Brew Nation

The Library will be hosting a Trivia Night at Brew Nation (110 S Main St, Celina, OH) on Tuesday, April 4 at 7 pm. Registration for the Trivia Night will begin at 6 pm Brew Nation and the event will begin at 7 pm. Groups and singles are encouraged to participate. For more information, please call the Mercer County District Library at 419-586-4442. 

National Library Week - Win a Kindle Fire

National Library Week is April 9 to 15. Visit the library during that time and fill out an entry form explaining the importance of the library to you. One lucky winner will receive a Kindle Fire.

During this week, anyone with an older style library card will be able to upgrade to the new style for free.


April 4: Trivia Night at 7:00 pm
April 6: Based on the Book at 7:00 pm
April 12: Library Board Meeting at 1:00 pm
April 13: TAB Meeting at 6:00 pm
April 18: Good Reads! at 7:00 pm
April 20: TAB Meeting at 6:00 pm
April 27: PJ Story Time at 6:30 pm

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

Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events

April 4: Book Discussion at 7:00 pm
April 8: Princess Party at 10:00 am
April 11: Family Night at 6:30 pm

Preschool Story Time every Thursday at 10:30 am

Mendon Branch Events

April 11 at 4 pm: Book Discussion
May 9 at 4 pm: Book Discussion

Preschool Story Time every Thursday at 10 am

St. Henry Branch Events

April 5: Book Club at 9:30 am
April 6: Canvas and Conversation at 5:30 pm
April 6: Lego Night at 6:30 pm
April 6: Book Club at 7:00 pm
April 11: Movie Night at 6:30 pm

Library Book Clubs

Marion: April 4 at 7 pm - Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult
St. Henry: April 5 at 9:30 am - The News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Celina: April 6 at 7 pm - Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
St. Henry: April 6 at 7 pm - The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
Mendon: April 11 at 4 pm - Me Before You by Jo Jo Moyes
Celina: April 18 at 7 pm - The Tumbling Sisters by Juliette Fay Tuesday
Marion: May 2 at 7 pm: The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain 
Celina: May 4 at 7 pm: The Dressmaker by Rosalee Ham
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