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The Library Summer Reading Programs are about to kick off if they haven't already at each of our locations. Check out what all is happening at each branch below or through our website.

You can join in on the fun at each location starting on the following dates:

Celina: Children & Youth ~ June 3rd
            Adults ~ June 21st
Chickasaw: May 22nd
Mendon: June 3rd
St.Henry: June 5th

Celina Library News

Children's Summer Reading Program - For children 0-9 years old

Story & Craft

On Wednesdays from June 5 to July 17, there will be a special story and craft hour
for children ages 5 to 9. Children will have a chance to attend the story and craft program each Wednesday, from 10:00 to 11:00 am. Pre-registration is required for each session.

Friday Festivities

These events are open to children of all ages and no registration is required. All events on Fridays start at 10 am.

Rooster Story Time every Tuesday & Thursday at 10:30 am.

Youth Summer Reading Program - For ages 10-18 years old

Youth Events

Online registration is required for all the youth events.

Adult Summer Reading Programs

Tuesday, June 18 at 7 pm: Good Reads Book Club: The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel
Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 pm: Books & Brew: Where'd You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple
Tuesday, July 16 at 7 pm: Good Reads Book Club
Tuesday, July 23 at 7 pm: Trivia Night at Brew Nation
Wednesday, July 24 at 6 pm: Blast Off with your Instant Pot - Registration Required
Thursday, August 1 at 7 pm: BYOB Book Club
Tuesday, August 20 at 7 pm: Good Reads Book Club

Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events

Monday, June 3 at 1:30 pm: Summer Reading kickoff party with the Neil Armstrong Air & Space Museum
Monday, June 10 at 1:30 pm:
Celina Mariners - Craft: Paper bag helmets
Monday, June 10 at 3 pm: WSU Students - Craft: Paper bag helmets
Tuesday, June 11 at 6:30 pm: Alien Family Night - Craft: Alien
Monday, June 17 at 1:30 pm & 3 pm: Cheeseman Trucking "Touch-a-Truck" - Craft: Straw rockets
Monday, June 24 at 1:30 pm & 3 pm: WSU Students - Craft: Paper plate UFO
Monday, July 1 at 1:30 pm & 3 pm: Craft: Star Windsock
Monday, July 8 at 1:30 pm & 3 pm: WSU Students - Craft: Moon sand
Tuesday, July 9 at 6:30 pm: Family Night - Craft included
Monday, July 15 at 1:30 pm & 3 pm: WSU Students - Craft: Hovercraft
Monday, July 22 at 1:30 pm & 3 pm: WSU Students - Craft: Paper tube telescopes.
Monday, July 8: Last day to turn in lists for prizes!
Thursday, July 25 at 1:30 pm: End of summer reading party with comedy juggler, Matt Jergens, at the Maria Stein Legion Hall
No registration required for any of the above events!

Story Hour is held every Thursday morning at 10:30 am.

Lego Nights are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. No registration is required. Parent supervision is advised.

Senior Citizens play cards every Thursday at 1:30 pm. Everyone is welcome!

Mendon Branch Events

Summer Reading Events

Monday, June 3: Summer Reading Sign Up begins for all ages
Wednesday, June 5 from 3-4 pm:
Universe of Stories Starts
Wednesday, June 12 from 3-4 pm:
Rock Program
Wednesday, June 19 from 3-4 pm:
Program
Wednesday, June 26 from 3-4 pm: Program
Wednesday, July 3 from 3-4 pm: Program
Wednesday, July 10 from 3-4 pm: Program
Wednesday, July 17 from 3-4 pm: Program

Wednesday, July 24 from 2:45-4 pm: Summer Reading Finale Party! 

Door Prizes will be given out every week!

Preschool Story time every Thursday from 10:00-10:30 am.

St. Henry Branch Events

Wednesday, June 5 at 10 am: Opening Day with the Mariners
Wednesday, June 12 at 10 am: Father's Day Fun
Wednesday, June 19 at 10 am: Langsdon Rock and Mineral Collection
Wednesday, June 26 at 10 am: Butterflies
Wednesday, July 3 at 10 am: Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum
Wednesday, July 10 at 10 am: Kathy Schwieterman
Wednesday, July 17 at 10 am: Matthew Keeler Musician
Thursday, June 20 from 4-4:30 pm: Kids Book Club: Knights vs Dinosaurs by Matt Phelan
Thursday, July 25 at 10 am: End of summer reading party with comedy juggler, Matt Jergens, at the St.Henry Elementary Gym
No registration required for any of the above events!

Library Book Clubs

Marion: Tuesday, June 4 at 7 pm: The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck
St. Henry: Wednesday, June 5 at 9:30 am:
Great Beginnings Book Club: The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel
Mendon: Tuesday, June 11 at 4 pm: Heart and Soul by Maeve Binchy
St. Henry: Thursday, June 13 at 7 pm: Novels at Night: Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris
Celina: Tuesday, June 18 at 7 pm: Good Reads: The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel
Celina: Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 pm: Books & Brew: Where'd You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple
Marion: Tuesday, July 2 at 7 pm:
Send Down the Rain by Charles Martin
Mendon: Tuesday, July 9 at 4 pm: Good Luck with That by Kristan Higgins
Celina: Tuesday, July 16 at 7 pm: Good Reads
Celina: Thursday, August 1 at 7 pm: BYOB Book Club
Celina: Tuesday, August 20 at 7 pm: Good Reads

Mercer County District Library

303 N Main St, Celina, Ohio
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