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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.


Faux Metal Alchemy

Come Craft with us!

Saturday, November 13 at 1:00PM

online registration begins October 10

register at


Teen Book Club

Tuesday November 30 at 6PM

The Teen Book Club selection for November is If Only by Caroline Geithner


Reserve your copy below.↓

Reserve your copy of If Only here


TAB meeting Monday, November 8 at 6PM.  This is open to grades 6-12. 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???

November will feature multiple fall and Thanksgiving themed Grab & Go bags. Stop by the children's section of the library and grab one. 

*While supplies last.*

Turkey Hunt

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


Other Events

Signup for a happy little morning of painting

with certified Bob Ross instructor, Judith Tolhurst

$10 payment due at time of registration

*Limited to 12 people

*Open to those 16+




Thursday, November 4th at 6:30 pm Combination ZOOM or in-person MEETING: BYOB Theme: Memoirs Celebrity, Family, Travel, Whatever you choose

Tuesday, November 16th at 6:30 pm Combination ZOOM or in-person MEETING: Good Reads: The Yellow Wife by Sedeqa Johnson 



Contact Connie at to sign up

Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events


Dinosaurs + November = Dino Mite!

DINOvember!  Come explore and "hunt" for dinosaurs...all through November at the library.  Pick up a DINO-mite DINO-vember kit we dinosaurs put together! 

Stop by the library and ask for your kit with a "ROAR" (or send in your grownup and they can just talk human to one of the library people)! 

One per dino-kid!

From November 1st thru 30th or until supplies run out! 




November Family Night

November family night at the Marion Twp. Branch Library will be held on Tuesday, November 9th at 6:30 pm. 

Turkey trot on in for Thanksgiving stories and a turkey craft.

No pre-registration needed, everyone is welcome.



Lego Night

Thursday, November 18th 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, November 2  at 6:30 pm: 

This month's book is is The Lake House by Kate Morton.

The book for December will be The One-In-A-Million Boy by Monica Wood.


Reserve your copy of The One-In-A-million Boy here

Mendon Branch Events

Craft Time

Children's take-and-make crafts will be available starting November 1st


* Crafts are only available while supplies last!*

Book Discussion

Tuesday, November 9th at 4 pm: 

Book Discussion: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid. 

Reserve your copy of Such a Fun Age here

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, November 13 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  

Great Beginnings Book Club

Wednesday, November 3 at 9:30 am.

The book club will be meeting to discuss A Long Time Comin by Robin W. Pearson

The December pick will be Jingle All the Way by Debbie Macomber and can be picked up after the October meeting.

Reserve your copy of Jingle All the Way here

Book Clubs

Marion: Tuesday, November 2nd at 6:30 pm: The Lake House by Kate Morton.

St Henry: Wednesday,  November 3rd at 9:30 am:  A Long Time Comin by Robin W. Pearson

Celina BYOB: Thursday, November 4th at 6:30 pm: Theme: Memoirs Celebrity, Family, Travel, Whatever you choose

Mendon: Tuesday, November 9th at 4 pm:  Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid.

Celina Good Reads: Tuesday, November 16th at 6:30 pm: The Yellow Wife by Sedeqa Johnson 


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

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