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Mercer County District Library

Celina Library Events

Check Out Celina's Summer Reading Flyer Here!

Finale Party

Thursday, July 28th 6:00 pm

Stop by and be entertained by  Leonardo Music!

Light refreshments will be served and all the winners will be announced. 


  • Turn in Coloring Pages by July 23!
  • Last Day to Log Reading July 26!

Teen Events

Murder Mystery Party

Murder Mystery Party

July 23 12pm-3pm

Register Online between July1-11.

Ages 10+

Lunch will be served

Vitrtual Library

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

Check it out here.

Weekly Teen Crafts

Mondays (except 7/4)

11AM | Ages 13 - 17

July 11 | Bottle Jellies

July 18 | DIY Ecosphere

Other Teen Stuff

Tuesday, July 26 at 11:30am: Youth Book Club:

The June Boys by Court Stevens


The Children...What About the Children?

Grab & Go Crafts

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

Ages 6-12

Week 5 | Reefs of the Oceans

Week 6 | Tentacles of the Oceans

Week 7 | Helping save the Oceans

Story Time

Tuesdays at 10:30AM

Ages 0 - 6

Activity Story Time

Thursdays at 10:30AM

Join us for a craft and story on some days and play and a story on other days! It is sure to be a fun time!

Ages 0 - 6

Family Fun Days

Fridays at 10AM

Bring the entire family to these super fun events!

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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

Trivia Night at Brew Nation

  • Trivia Night Thursday, July 21
  • Registration at 6pm, game starts 7pm
  • Adults 18+

Book Clubs

Thursday, July 7th at 6:30 pm-BYOB Club Theme: A Book Set Somewhere You Would Like to Visit

Tuesday, June 21st at 6:30 pm
The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth


*Both Book Clubs are In-person 

Contact Connie at to sign up



Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events

Check Out Marion's Summer Reading Flyer Here

Nemo Escape Race

July 12th thru the 14th

Finding Nemo Escape Race. 

Ages 10+, teams of up to 12. 


Finale Party

Thursday, July 28th at 1:00 pm 

End of summer reading party will be held at the Marion Local Elementary gym at 1 pm.  Entertainment will be provided by "Leonardo Music".  Prizes will be awarded.

Monday, July 11th-- Summer reading sessions at 1:30 and again at 3 pm -  representative from Newport Aquarium will be here, craft will be a jellyfish.

Tuesday, July 12th - Avast ye landlubbers! Come to the pirate family night -- 6:30 pm -- Craft included, loot (door prizes) will be given out.  All mateys are welcome.  

Monday, July 18th-- Summer reading sessions at 1:30 and again at 3 pm - learn how whales stay warm, craft will be a shark porthole.

Thursday, July 21st - Lego night -- 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 every month.

Monday, July 25th - Mercer County Extension Office will be here, the craft will be a foil fish.

Book Discussion

Tuesday, July 5th -- Book discussion in the library basement at 7 pm.  The book being discussed is After the End by Clare Mackintosh

The book for August will be The Last Dance of the Debutante by Julia Kelly.


Reserve your copy of The Last Dance of the Debutante

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

Check Out Mendon's Summer Reading Flyer Here

Summer Reading

Join us every Wednesday June 8-July 13 from 3-4 pm for a fun filled hour!

Armstrong Air and Space

WEEK 6 - JULY 13
Ocean Of Wonders

WEEK 7 - JULY 20 2:45 TO 4:30
Mendon Library Summer Reading Party

Take & Make Craft

Take and Make Rocket crafts will be available available starting Tuesday, July 5th

*While supplies last*


Book Discussion

July 12th at 4:00 pm: Book discussion of
The Little French Bistro By Nina George





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

Finale Party

Thursday, July 28th 10:00 am

Presented by Leonardo Music.
Stop by the library for some wonderful music, treats and the prize ceremony.  


Scavenger Hunt

On the hunt for a good book?

Come find your next read while the kiddos scour the library for hidden clues!

Scavenger Hunts themes are changed every week.

Mineral Program

July 20th at 10:00 AM

Grades 3-6.

Learn about water and wind erosion using samples from our Langsdon Mineral Collection.

Take & Make Craft

Take and Make Ocean Crafts all month.

Stop by and pick one up while supplies last!

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Great Beginnings Book Club

Join us Wednesday, July 6 at 9:30 am for coffee and book discussion. This month is If for Any Reason by Courtney Walsh.

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 July 5th at 7:00pm:
After the End by Clare Mackintosh

St. Henry: Wednesday, July 6th at 9:30 am:
If for Any Reason by Courtney Walsh

Celina:  Thursday, July 7th at 6:30 pm: BYOB Club Theme: A Book Set Somewhere You Would Like to Visit

Mendon: Tuesday, July 12th at 4 pm: The Little French Bistro By Nina George

Celina: Tuesday, July 19th at 6:30 pm: Good Reads:
The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth


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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