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Celina Library Events

Summer Reading is in full swing. Summer Reading Program. This year's theme is All Together Now. The main library and all three branches have exciting programs and awesome take and make crafts. Be sure to sign up if you haven't yet!

Sign up here! Make sure you log all you minutes online. There will be secret codes again this year that give you extra points.

Check Out Celina's Summer Reading Flyer Here!

Friday, July 21 at 5pm - Finale party with Madcap Puppets. Join us for fun, food, and prizzes!

IMPORTANT DATES!!!

July 15th Last day to turn in coloring contest pages is  by 5pm.
 July 19 Last day to log minutes.

July 27 last story time until September 5.

Teen Events

Teen Stuff

Monday, July 10 at  3pm: TAB Meeting

Tuesday, July 25 at 5:00 pm: Youth Book Club

The Weight of Blood by Tiffany D Jackson

July 14th 6pm-8pm: Youth Lock-In Games, food, and fun. Registration is required.

 

The Children...What About the Children?

Wednesday Activities 10am

Week 5 | Food Around the World

Week 6 | Outdoor Games

 

Ages 6-12

*Pre-registration is required*

 

Family Fun Friday 10am

Week 5 | Rockford Fire Dept

Week 6 | Beougher Honey Farm

Register here

Children's Crafts

Stop by and grab everything you need to make a themed craft each week.

Ages 6-12

Week 5 | Hello World

Week 6 | Great Outdoors

 

Adults

Summer Reading

Sign up online for adult summer reading for your chance to win prizes in our weekly drawings.

Complete one of the following for an entry:
Read 1 adult/YA book
Listen to 1 audiobook
Read 10 magazines
Read 15 picture books w/ kids
Attend an Adult Summer Reading event

Sign Up For Summer Reading Here

Bookopoly

New Addition to Adult Summer Reading: Bookopoly is Here!  

Exciting news! We've added Bookopoly to our adult summer reading program. Swing by the library to pick up your board starting June 1st and embark on a captivating literary journey. Plus, explore our book display and earn tickets for a chances to win unique Monopoly boards. Don't miss out on this fun fusion of books and games!

July 19th 6pm-7:30pm

 

$15 per person to be paid at time of registration

Register in person at the library

The total cost is $25 per person
The Friends of the Library is generously
donating $10 per person!

*limited space available*

Book Clubs

Tuesday, July 18th at 6:30 pm
Good Reads: Demon Copperhead By Barbara Kingsolver

Contact Connie at connieg@mercerlibrary.org to sign up.

 

Wednesday, July 26 at 1:30 pm
BYOB Club Theme: The Secret Lives of Animals.

Contact Janie at janie@mercerlibrary.org to sign up.

 

*Both Book Clubs are In-person*

Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events

Check Out Marion's Summer Reading Flyer Here

Monday July 3rd -1:30pm AND 3 pm -  Summer reading speaker and craft program. Michaela Poeppelman from Floral Reflections will be here. The craft will be CD planters. Door prizes will be awarded.

Monday, July 10th at 1:30pm AND 3 pm -  Summer reading speaker and craft program.  Father Mark Hoying will be here.  The craft will be a Cheerios bird feeder.  Door prizes will be awarded.

Tuesday, July 11th - 6:30 pm - Family night.  The craft will be a snail.  Door prizes will be awarded.

Monday July 17th - 1:30pm AND 3 pm  -Summer reading speaker and craft program.  Connie McEldowney from Rustic Hope will be here.  Extra secret code will be given out to all who donate to this organization (list of what is needed will be at the library or on our Facebook page).  Craft will be hugging hands.  Door prizes will be awarded.

Thursday, July 20th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.  --  Lego night.  No age limit.  Parental supervision required as some pieces are rather small.  Lego night is held on the third Thursday of every month.

Friday, July 21st at 1pm -- At the Marion Local Elementary Gym.  End of summer reading party.  Entertainment will be provided by "Madcap Puppets".  Fire truck rides and prizes will be awarded.

Book Discussion

Wednesday July 5th  at 7pm--  Book discussion group to meet.  Book being discussed is Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris. 

The book for next month will be Good Luck With That by Kristan Higgins.

 

Reserve your copy of Good Luck With That here

Other Events

  • Story time is held every Thursday morning at 10:30 am.¬† Receive a secret code if you attend a July story time by Thursday, July 13th.
  • Senior Citizens play cards every Thursday afternoon at 1:30 pm.¬† Just drop in.

 

Mendon Branch Events

Check Out Mendon's Summer Reading Flyer Here

Summer Reading

Join us every Wednesday June 7-July 19 for a fun filled hour!

WEEK 5  - JULY 5 - Barnyard Adventures
WEEK 6 - JULY 12 - Starry Dreams: A Visit from the Space Museum
WEEK 7 - JULY 19 - Mendon Library’s Finale Party!

 

Take-N-Make Craft

Take-N-Make craft for July Patriotic Shooting Star available starting Sat July 1st.

 

*While supplies last*

Book Discussion

July 11th at 4:00 pm: Book discussion of
The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by  Katarina Bivald.

 

 

 

 

Other Events

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

           No pre-registration required.

 

St.Henry Branch Events

Check Out St Henry's Flyer Here

July 6th: Patriotic Escape Room. Registration required. Time slots available at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm. Hint: Knowledge of American History will help you escape! (There will also be a secret code for online reading program participants.)

Monday, July 10th: Summer Reading Program Special Guest: Wuebker's Family Farm at 12:30! Come and hear what life is like on the farm! (There will also be a secret code for online reading program participants.)

Wednesday, July 12th at 10:00am: Summer Reading Program Special Guest: St. Henry Volleyball Team! We will be playing beach towel volleyball with water balloons! (There will be a secret code for online reading program participants.)

Monday, July 17th at 3:00pm: Summer Reading Program Special Guest: St. Henry Golf Team! The golf team will be here to play water balloon golf with us! (There will be a secret code for online reading program participants.)

Tuesday, July 18th we will be having a Kindness Rocks event! We will have river rocks here to paint with positive and inspiring messages! Registration is required to make sure we have enough for everyone, but you are free to stop in anytime between noon and 6:00pm to paint your rock!

 

Silly Hour

Wednesdays in July 5th,12th,19th at 10:00 am:

We will be having Silly Hour in the basement of the library, this event is open to ages 0-6.

*No registration is required

STEM Activities

Wednesdays in July 5th,12th,19th 10 am-10:30am

We will be having STEM activities in the library for ages 6 and up.

 

*No registration is required

Classic Movie

Thursday, July 20th at 6:00pm -- Classic Movie in the basement. No registration required. We will be watching "Goodbye Charlie" starring Debbie Reynolds and Tony Curtis. Hope to see you there!

*No pre-registration required for either event*

Family Movie Morning

Saturday, July 29th at 9:30am - Movie will be announced on Facebook. Be sure to follow us at https://www.facebook.com/StHenryLibrary/

 

 

Lego Fun Day

July 13th 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, July 5th at 9:30 am for coffee and book discussion. This months book is The Twelve Topsy-Turvy Very Merry Days of Christmas by James Patterson.

 

 

Reserve your copy of Dreamland here

Book Clubs

Marion: Wednesday, July 5th  at 7pm:
Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris. 

St. Henry: Wednesday, July 5th at 9:30 am:The Twelve Topsy-Turvy Very Merry Days of Christmas by James Patterson.

Mendon: Tuesday, July 11th at 4 pm: The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by  Katarina Bivald.

Celina: Tuesday, July 18 at 6:30 pm: Good Reads: Demon Copperhead By Barbara Kingsolver.

Celina: Wednesday, July 26th at 1:30 pm: BYOB Club Theme: The secret Lives of Animals.

Celina: Tuesday, July 25 at 5:00 pm: Youth Book Club: The Weight of Blood by Tiffany D Jackson

 

 

 

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