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Summer Reading Finale Party

Come to the Celina Library Friday, July 23 10:00AM for the Summer Reading Finale. There will be prizes, refreshments, and Zak Morgan. No pre-registration required. Children and Teen Drawing will both be held at this time.

Celina Events

Children's Events

Fun Friday Events

July 9th - Soarin' Hawk 

July 16th - Toledo Zoo (virtual)

July 23rd - Finale Program with Zak Morgan

ALL FUN FRIDAY EVENTS START AT 10 AM

 

 

Reminder

All coloring contest entries due by

5:00 pm Saturday, July 17th.

Last day to Log Minutes is July 20th

Adult Events

Trivia

Trivia Night is back! Join us at Brew Nation for our first in-person trivia night in over a year!

Bob Ross Painting

Join us for a happy little paint program on August 7th, from 10am-12:30. Class is limited to 12 people, and you must pre-register at the library with a $10 fee due at registration. Open to Adults 18+

Cooking with Connie & Janie

Thursday, August 19 at 6PM at the Richardson Bretz Building: Don't forget to sign up for the delicious summer cooking program with our two favorite in-house cooks! They are so much fun when they get together, and I am sure their food will taste good too! 

 

Thursday, July 1 at 6:30 pm ZOOM or in-person MEETING: BYOB Club Theme: A Book With A Happy Ending

Tuesday, July 20 at 6:30 pm ZOOM or in-person MEETING: Good Reads: Oona Out of Order. by Margarita Montimore

Thursday, August 5 at 6:30 pm ZOOM or in-person MEETING: BYOB Club Theme: A Book Set in the Summer.

Tuesday, August 17 at 6:30 pm ZOOM or in-person MEETING: Good Reads: Killers of the Flower Moon. by David Grann

Contact Connie at connieg@mercerlibrary.org to sign up

Reserve Your Copy of Oona Out of Order

Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events

Summer Reading Fun

 July 12th - Summer reading program at 1:30 and again at 3 pm.  Cheeseman Trucking will be here with "Touch-A-Truck". The craft will be animal masks.

Tuesday, July 13th - Olympic family night at 6:30 pm. Learn about the Olympics, run a race, make an Olympic torch and have an Olympic snack. 

Tuesday, July 19th - Summer reading program at 1:30 and again at 3 pm. OSU Extension Recycle program and the craft will be a piggy bank.

Friday, July 23rd - End of summer reading party at 2 pm at the Marion Elementary School Gym with entertainer Zak Morgan.

Story Time

Every Thursday morning at 10:30 am is story time. No pre-registration required.

Book Discussion

Book discussion group: Book Discussion Group will meet July 6th at 7 pm in the library basement. The book being discussed this month is The Dutch House by Ann Patchett.

 

Next month's book will be Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell.

Reserve your copy of Then She Was Gone

Mendon Branch Events

Summer Reading Activities

July 7th at 3:00pm - State Park : Ohio's Amazing Creatures

July 14th at  3:00pm - Kramer's Homestead: Live Donkey Display

July 21st at 2:45 - 4:30 - Library Finale Party

Book Club

Tuesday July 13th at 4 pm: Book Discussion at the Annex Building. We will be discussing Becoming Mrs. Lewis By Patti Callahan.

Pick Up Books Anytime/Any Day

Don't forget to take advantage of the Mendon 24/7 Book Lockers. Life can be busy and unpredictable, so we are here to make one very important task a little more convenient! Pick up your books when YOU have time. Pick up books in the middle of the night, very early in the morning, or even on a Sunday. For more information call the Mendon Library at 419-795-6472

St.Henry Branch Events

Grab & Go Bag

In the month of July, there will be a Sea Animals Grab & Go Bag and a Pet Animals Grab & Go Bag.

Read - N- Go with Story Time Pro: Bags that Preschoolers and younger can pick up at any time. They have two books and other surprises that go along with the books inside. Each bag they check out is different. 

Book Club

Great Beginnings Book Club: The Book for this month is Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks.

This is a Grab and Go Book Club. Stop by the library to pick up a copy of the book and a fun filled packet that will include discussion questions, history and a recipe or two with each copy of the book.

Book Clubs

Celina: Thursday, July, 1 at 6:30 pm: Combination ZOOM or in-person MEETING: BYOB Club - Theme: A Book With A Happy Ending

Marion: Tuesday, July 6th at 7:00 pm: The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Mendon: Tuesday, July, 13 at 4:00 pm: Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan

Celina: Tuesday, July 20, at 6:30 pm: Combination ZOOM or in-person MEETING: Good Reads: Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore by Margarita Montimore.

Thursday, August 5 at 6:30 pm ZOOM or in-person MEETING: BYOB Club Theme: A Book Set in the Summer.

Tuesday, August 17 at 6:30 pm ZOOM or in-person MEETING: Good Reads: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

 

Other Resources

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  • Mercer County Health Dept.- Find the latest local Covid 19 updates and vaccine information here.
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