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All locations will be closed Thursday, November 24th

Celina Library Events

Teen Events

Vitrtual Library

Check out all things teen at the virtual library. It is basically the only link teens need.

Check it out here.

Youth Book Club

Tuesday  November 29th at 6 pm Youth Book Club: Turtles All The Way Down by John Green.

Pizza and drinks will be provided!

Reserve your copy of Turtles All The Way Down here

The Children...What About the Children?

Charlie Brown Kids Night Out

Friday, November 18 at 5:30-7:00 pm

Ages 5-10 are invited to come enjoy games, a craft, story and the Charlie Brown feast.

This is for kid’s ONLY! 

Parent’s can enjoy a few  kid-free hours!


Pre-registration is required & will begin November 4.

Scavenger Hunt

November 7-23

Stop in the library for our Thanksgiving scavenger hunt.

Find all the pictures and get a prize from the front desk!



Other Events

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



Book Clubs

Thursday, November 3rd at 1:30 pm
BYOB Club Theme: Back to Nature

Contact Janie at to sign up


Tuesday, November 15th at 6:30 pm
Good Reads: The Book Woman's Daughter by Kim Michel

Contact Connie at to sign up


*Both Book Clubs are In-person *


Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events

Dinovember is back!

 Join us during the entire month of November for Dinovember at the Marion Twp. Branch library.  Stop in and pick up a Dinovember packet (while they last), do our dino-scavenger hunt and get a small prize (weekly), and for every five books you check out you get a chance to win a plush dinosaur and dinosaur book. 

It should be a ROARING good time!

Family Night

Stomp on in for our Dinosaur family night on Tuesday, November 8th at 6:30 pm. 

COSI dinosaur kits will be handed out (one per family) while they last. 

No pre-registration required, craft included.


Lego Night

Thursday, November 17th 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, November 1st at 7pm: Book being discussed is Surviving Savannah by Patti Callahan.  




The book for December Book Discussion will be Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris.

Reserve your copy of Sold on a Monday

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

Community Puzzle

Our puzzle table will be set up starting Monday Nov 7th. Stop in and put some pieces of the puzzle together anytime that we are open.


Book Discussion

November 8th at 4:00 pm: Book discussion of The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett.


Take & Make Craft

Our Take-n-Make Turkey craft will be available starting Monday, November 7th.

*While supplies last*


Other Events

  • Storytime every Thursday morning at 10:00 am. 

           No pre-registration required.


St.Henry Branch Events

Michelle Houts

 November 10th at 6:00pm

We are having author Michelle Houts come to visit our branch. Michelle Houts will read an excerpt from her book "Lucy's Lab and the Colossal Fossil Fiasco"! She will discuss her writing process and will take time for Q&A after her presentation.

Michelle will have books available for purchase and signing after the event! 

Registration is required and the first 20 individuals to sign up will be receiving a free COSI dinosaur kit! 

Check out our BIG Fall Book Sale Monday, October 31st through Saturday, November 5th during normal business hours! 

$1/$3 bags available!

Lego Night

 November 17th from 5pm-7pm.

Come and build with us!

*open to all ages*

Adult Self-Care & Stretch Class

10a-11a on Saturday, November 12th 

Sign up for some simple stretching and relaxation techniques, while practicing gratitude for all of our blessings! 

Class will be lead by Jennifer Snider from Creative Arts and Wellness. 

This event is free, but we do ask that you register as we have limited space.

Great Beginnings Book Club

Join us Wednesday, November 2nd at 9:30 am for coffee and book discussion. This months book is A Year on Ladybug Farm by Donna Ball.

Next months book will be Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva.

Reserve your copy of Mr. Dickens and His Carol 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

Marion: Tuesday November 1st at 7:00pm: Surviving Savannah by Patti Callahan

St. Henry: Wednesday, November 2nd at 9:30 am: A Year on Ladybug Farm by Donna Ball

Celina:  Thursday, November 3rd at 1:30 pm: BYOB Club Theme: Back to Nature

Mendon: Tuesday, November 8th at 4pm: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett.

Celina: Tuesday, November 15th at 6:30: Good Reads: The Book Woman's Daughter by Kim Michel


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

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