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Mercer County District Library

Join other readers across the county in Mercer County‚Äôs new Grab & Go Book Club! In each book, you will find discussion questions for this month‚Äôs selection ‚ÄĒ along with recipes and background information relevant to the story

The Adult book for this month  is  Love Unexpected by Jody Hedlund.

You can pick up a copy of the book at the Main Library or any of our Branches.

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Celina Events

Take and Make Crafts

This month we will be offering a Mother's Day Take and Make Craft. Stop by and pick it up while supplies last

In-Person Story Time

Miss Amy and Miss Bink are so happy to be able to see the kids in person again and their story times are  better than ever! Be sure to register for in-person story time at Space is limited so be sure to register ASAP for your chance to enjoy one of our highly entertaining story times!


Thursday, May 6 at 6:30 pm Combination ZOOM or in-person MEETING: BYOB Club Theme: Historical Fiction


Tuesday, May 18 at 6:30 pm Combination ZOOM or in-person MEETING: Good Reads: The Other Mrs. by Mary Kubica

Reserve your copy of "The Other Mrs."

Contact Connie at to sign up

Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events

Thursday morning story time will be held outside every Thursday morning at 10:30 am weather permitting.  Check our Facebook page for updates.

Take and make craft for May is a stained glass picture.  These crafts will be available for pickup starting May 3rd, while they last.

Book Discussion

Book discussion group: Book Discussion Group will meet May 4th at 7 pm in the library basement.  The book being discussed this month is "Playing Nice" by JP Delaney.  



Next month's book will be "The Road to Bittersweet" by Donna Everhart.

Reserve your copy of "The Road to Bittersweet"

Mendon Branch Events

Take & Make Craft

 April 26th thru May 8th: Mother's Day Take & Make craft


Book Club

Tuesday May 11th at 4 pm: Book Discussion at the Annex Building. Masks will be required. We will be discussing Can't wait to get to Heaven By Fannie Flagg

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

Mother's Day Story Time

May 4th 6:30pm-7:15pm

May 5th 10:00am-10:45am

Please only register for one, it will be the same Story time both times.

Preregistration is required. 

Book Club

Great Beginnings Book Club: The Book for this month  is  Love Unexpected by Jody Hedlund.

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.

Starting May 3rd Grab and Go Bag Mother's Day Craft. 

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 Clubs

Marion: Tuesday, May 4th at 7:00 pm: Playing Nice by JP Delaney
Celina: Thursday, May, 6 at 6:30 pm: BYOB Club - Theme: Historical Fiction
Mendon: Tuesday, May, 11 at 4:00 pm: Can't Wait to Get to Heaven by Fannie Flagg
Celina: Tuesday, May 18 at 6:30 pm: Combination ZOOM or in-person MEETING: Good Reads: The Other Mrs. by Mary Kubica


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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