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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.

Origami Flowers

May 5, 5-6pm

Stop by the library to create an amazing origami flower bouquet to give to a mother or mother-figure in your life.


Space is limited, so register today!


Register here for Origami Flowers

Other Teen Stuff

Monday, May 2 at 6 pm: TAB Meeting

Tuesday, May 31 at 11:30am Youth Book Club: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi


The Children...What About the Children?

Farmer's Market

Saturday, May 21st 9:30 am-11:00 am

Celina will have a special Saturday Craft & Storytime at the Mercer County Fair Grounds.

Stop by for the Storytime and checkout the Farmers Market.

No pre-registration needed.


All ages are welcome to join but the event is geared towards 0-6 year olds. 

Roosters Storytime

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am.

Children up to age 6 will have fun learning nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs, and listening to music and stories.


Get Cooking with Connie & Janie

May 21 11:00 am

Join us at the Richardson & Bretz Building for a cooking demonstration of some creative cooking ideas with the focus on scaling down recipes and cooking smaller amounts to meet the needs of households of one or two. Enjoy a sampling of the recipes.


Preregistration required 

Register Here

Book Clubs

Thursday, May 5th at 6:30 pm
BYOB Club Theme: Something from your TBR list/stack
TBR=To Be Read

Tuesday, May 17th at 6:30 pm
Good Reads: Any James Paterson book


*Both Book Clubs are In-person or Zoom*

Contact Connie at to sign up



Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events

Shark Family Night

Tuesday, May 10th at 6:30 pm:

Be prepared for a "jawsome" time!

Craft is included. 


Everyone welcome, no pre-registration required.


Lego Night

Lego night will be held 

Tuesday, May 10th at 6:30 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, May 3rd at 7pm: Book being discussed is The Reckoning by John Grisham



The book for June Book Discussion will be Eternal by Lisa Scottoline.

Reserve your copy of Eternal here

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

May 10th at 4:00 pm: Book discussion of Someday Home By Lauraine Snelling.

Take & Make Craft

Take-n-Make Mother's Day craft available starting Monday, May 2.

*While supplies last*


Other Events

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

           No pre-registration required.


St.Henry Branch Events

Summer Reading

Sign up for this year's Summer Reading Program and receive an early welcome bundle!

Registration starts Tuesday, May 24 

Space Week May 2-7

Blast off into reading by celebrating National Star Wars Day on May 4th and National Space Day on May 6.

Space themed kids crafts, book displays, and scavenger hunts. 

National Scavenger Hunt Day

On the hunt for a good book?

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

Great Beginnings Book Club

Join us Wednesday, June 1 at 9:30 am for coffee and book discussion. This month is BYOB...bring your own book!

Bring any book of your choice and tell us all about it. 

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 May 3rd at 7:00pm:
The Reckoning by John Grisham

St. Henry: Wednesday, May 4th at 9:30 am: A Walk Along the Beach by Debbie Macomber

Celina:  Thursday, May 5th at 6:30 pm-In Person/Zoom Meeting: BYOB Club Theme: something from your TBR stack (TBR=to be read)

Mendon: Tuesday, May 10th at 4 pm: The Caregiver by Shelley Sheppard Gray

Celina: Tuesday, May 17th at 6:30 pm-In Person/Zoom Meeting: Good Reads: Any James Patterson Book

St Henry: Wednesday, June 1st at 9:30 am: Great Beginnings Book Club: BYOB...bring you own book, any book of your choice

Other Resources


Mercer County District Library

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