Your Library News, Free Events and Services in Mercer County!

Mercer County District Library News

More Than Just Books

News for Everyone | Celina | Marion | Mendon | St. Henry | Book Clubs

Mercer County District Library

Celina Library Events

Teen Events

Teen Trivia Night

Trivia Night

February 16th  @ 5:00 pm

Join us at Biggby in Celina for an exciting evening of Teen Trivia.

There will be prizes for the top teams!

Teen Book Club

Tuesday  February 28h at 6 pm Youth Book Club:

These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

Reserve your copy of These Violent Delights here

The Children...What About the Children?

Pizza & Game Night

Friday, February 24 5 - 6:30pm

Come for pizza and many fun games!

Ages 7 - 12


*Register at

National Take your Child to the Library Day

Saturday, February 4, 2023 10am - 10:30am

Bring your child to the library and enjoy a special story time, craft and a snack.

*Pre-registration is not required.*

Register Here

Other Events

  • Story hour every Tuesday and¬†Thursday morning at 10:30 am. No pre-registration required.



Blind Date With a Book

Take a Chance, You May Fall in Love!

4 Rules For Dating Our Books

  • Pick your date¬†( A book...not a librarian.)
  • Read it¬†(Take time to enjoy the company of a good book.)
  • Rate it
  • Enter to win a gift card from the Anchor


Stop by the library to pick up your date.

They will be patiently waiting on the adult book display.

All entries must be turned in by February 28th

Ages 18+

Book Clubs

Thursday, February 2nd at 1:30 pm
BYOB Club Theme: Give Sci-Fi a Try!
Contact Janie at to sign up

Tuesday, February 21st at 6:30 pm
Good Reads: The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

Contact Janie at to sign up

*Both Book Clubs are In-person *


Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events

Blind Date With a Book is Back!

Starting February 1st thru February 28th

 During the month of February, check out one of our wrapped mystery date books. 

Fill out the "Rate Your Date" slip and return it to be entered  in to win one of five $10 Winan's Chocolates and Coffee gift cards.  Will it be fiction? Non-fiction? Funny? Informative? Adventurous? 

Checkout one of our great books, but don't peek!

Author Visit

Tuesday, February 21st  

Book signing by local multi-genre author, Lori Yaney.  Lori will be discussing her People's Choice award winning reincarnation series titled Eternal Love.

  Books will be available for purchase.

Saturday, February 4th 

Join us for our 12th annual "Take Your Child to the Library Day". 

Bring your child to Marion Twp. Branch library on this day (anytime between 9:30 -11:30 am) for fun activities and a treat!  

Take Your Child to the Library Day is an international initiative that encourages families everywhere to take their children to their local library

 Launched in 2011, TYCLD raises community awareness about the importance of the library in the life of a child, and promotes library services and programs for children and families.

Family Night

Tuesday, February 14th 6:30 pm.

 Valentine's Family Night!

 Craft included. 

No pre-registration required.


Lego Night

Thursday, February 16th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm

No age limit. 

Parental supervision required as some pieces are rather small. 

Lego night is held on the third Thursday of each month.

Book Discussion

Tuesday, February 7th at 6:30: Book being discussed is Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty.  

The book for March Book Discussion will be Educated by Tara Westover.

Reserve your copy of Educated

Other Events

  • Story hour every Thursday morning at 10:30 am. No pre-registration required.
  • Senior Citizens play cards every Thursday afternoon at 1:30 pm.¬† Just drop in.


Mendon Branch Events

Book Discussion

February 14th at 4:00 pm: Book discussion of Someone Like You by Karen Kingsbury.


Take & Make Craft

Our Take-n-Make Penguin craft will be available starting Wednesday, February 1st. It will be a valentine penguin craft.

*While supplies last*


Other Events

  • Storytime every Thursday morning at 10:00 am.¬†

           No pre-registration required.


St.Henry Branch Events

Escape from Narnia!

Thursday, February 23rd

Don't miss our Tween Escape Room for grades 3-7.

Step through the wardrobe and into the magical world of Narnia! 

Registration is required and recommended group size is 3-6. 

Please register after February 1st 

Register Here!

Family Movie Morning

Saturday, February 11th at 9:30 am

Join us for Kids/Family Movie Morning  All are welcome and can wear pajamas if they like! Bring a pillow and a blanket or sleeping bag and curl up to watch the classic love story, "Lady and the Tramp".  

No registration required. 

Classic Movie Show

Monday, February 27th starting @ 3:30 pm

Check out our first Classic Movie Show!

We will be watching "Love Affair" with Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer.

This film is from 1939 and is a previous version of the famous "An Affair to Remember" with Deborah Kerr and Cary Grant! This version is just as memorable and worthy of a watch for any classic movie fan!

Hope to see you there! 

No registration required.

Teen Book Club

February 21st at 6:00pm

Pizza and pop will be provided! All you have to do to join is stop in anytime between now and February 21st, pick up a copy of These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong, and read it at your own pace.

 We have copies at St. Henry Library on our Teen Book Club display for you to borrow.

Then we will meet, eat, and discuss the book! 

No registration required. 

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Lego Fun Day

February 16th from 12pm-8pm

Come and build Legos at the Library all day! Stop in anytime during open hours and build something amazing! 

No registration is required

*open to all ages*


Great Beginnings Book Club

Join us Wednesday, February 1st at 9:30 am for coffee and book discussion. This months book is Along a Storied Trail by Ann H. Gabhart

Next months book will be Daughters of Erietown by Connie Schultz

Reserve your copy of The Daughters of Erietown here

Other Events

  • Rooster Story Hour: Wednesday mornings at 10:00 am. Recommended age: Pre-School+ (or fully potty trained children)¬†¬†
  • Pajama Story Hour: Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm. Recommended age: Pre-School+ (or fully potty trained children)


*No pre-registration required for either event*

Book Clubs

St. Henry: Wednesday, February 1st at 9:30 am: Along a Storied Trail by Ann H. Gabhart

Celina: Thursday, February 2nd at 1:30 pm: BYOB Club Theme: Give Sci-Fi a Try!

Marion: Tuesday February 7th at 6:300 pm: Apples Never Fall  by  Liane Moriarty

Mendon: Tuesday February 14th at 4pm: Someone Like You by Karen Kingdbury.

Celina: Tuesday, February 21st at 6:30: Good Reads: The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

Celina: Tuesday  February 28h at 6 pm Youth Book Club: These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong


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
United States