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Virtual Library


Be sure to check out the Teen Virtual Library every month! 

The virtual library has links to all teen events happening at the Library and is updated monthly.


Teen Book Club

Monday December 20th at 6PM

The Teen Book Club selection for November is The Storm Runner by Jennifer Cervantes


Reserve your copy below.↓

Reserve your copy of The Storm Runner here


TAB meeting Monday, December 6th at 6PM.  This is open to grades 6-12  at the Celina location or virtually via Discord. Fill out the TAB Application to join or  come to one meeting and check it out first to see how much you will love it.

   Youth Services Discord -

  • Open to everyone in Mercer County 13-18
  • Meet with teens from around the county
  • Get updates on events and programs

The Children...What About the Children???

Christmas Scavenger Hunt

 Get a paper at the circulation desk and find all the Holiday themed pictures on the main floor of the library. Write the letter on the paper under the matching picture to create a secret code. Come to the front desk and tell the library assistant the secret code to receive a prize.


Let's get Crafty

December will feature multiple Holiday and Christmas themed Grab & Go bags. Stop by the children's section of the library and grab one. 

*While supplies last.*

Other Events

Thursday, December 2nd at 7:00 pm: Combination ZOOM or in-person MEETING: BYOB Theme: A Favorite Christmas Book New or old, you choose! 

There will be NO Good Reads December meeting. Join us for our Book Club Christmas Dinner at Bella’s on December 15.

Tuesday January 18, 2022 6:30 pm  Combination ZOOM or in-person MEETING: Good Reads: The Dilemma by B.A. Paris



Contact Connie at to sign up

Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events

Escape Room

Monday, December 27 -Thursday, December 30


  • Must be ages 10 and up
  • Teams of up to 6 players
  • Register all participants individually 
  • Visit:




December Family Night with Santa!!!

Tuesday, December 14th From 6:30 to 8 pm. 

Santa Claus is coming to town!

Craft will be available to make while you wait to see Santa.


Lego Night

Thursday, December 23rd from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.

Lego night is held the third Thursday of every month. 

No pre-registration needed.  No age limit. 

Parental supervision required as some pieces are rather small.

Book Discussion

Tuesday, December 7th  at 6:30 pm: 

This month's book is is The One-In-A-Million Boy by Monica Wood.

The book for January will be Skipping Christmas by John Grisham.


Reserve your copy of Skipping Christmas here

Mendon Branch Events

Craft Time

Children's take-and-make crafts will be available starting December 14th.


* Crafts are only available while supplies last!*

Book Discussion

Tuesday, December 6th at 4 pm: 

Book Discussion: Catching Christmas by Terri Blackstock. 

St.Henry Branch Events

Rooster Story Hour

Every Wednesday at 10:00am 

Recommended age: Pre-School+ (or fully potty trained children) 

Pajama Story Hour

Every Tuesday evening at 6:30PM  Looking for a fun activity to do with your children in the evening? Stop by the Library and enjoy a story with your children.

Pre-registration is no longer required for either story hour. 

Tales to Tails

Saturday, December 11 at 10:00 am

Does your child love to read or maybe needs a confidence boost when reading aloud?

Tales to Tails helps young readers build reading confidence without the pressure of peers or adults.

Have your child read to Eli the Golden Retriever, a certified service dog who loves listening to stories!

Pre-registration required.

Stop in or call the library to reserve your time slot (419) 678-3128  

Craft Time

Kids Take & Make Crafts: Available for pick up December 1st.

Scavenger Hunt

Stop by the library and ask about the scavenger hunts. The theme for the hunts change multiple times each month.

*Open to ages Pre-K +

Great Beginnings Book Club

Wednesday, January 5 at 9:30 am.

The book club will be meeting to discuss The Edge of Belonging by Amanda Cox

Book Clubs

Celina BYOB: Thursday, December 2nd at 7:00 pm: Theme: A Favorite Christmas Book New or old, you choose! 

Mendon: Tuesday, December 6th at 4 pm: Catching Christmas by Terri Blackstock.

Marion: Tuesday, December 7th at 6:30 pm: The One-In-A-Million Boy by Joh Grisham.

St Henry: Wednesday, January 5th at 9:30am: The Edge of Belonging by Amanda Cox

Celina Good Reads: There will be NO December meeting.

Join us for our Book Club Christmas Dinner at Bella’s on December 15.


Other Resources


  • Covid 19 Vaccine - Find the latest information on the Covid 19 vaccine in Ohio
  • Mercer County Health Dept.- Find the latest local Covid 19 updates and vaccine information here.
  • Covid 19 - Find the latest updates and news on Covid 19 in Ohio.
  • Unemployment - File for unemployment here or file weekly claims

Mercer County District Library

303 N Main St, Celina, Ohio
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