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Summer Reading is Here!

June 1 - July 23, 2021

Are you ready for an eventful Summer Reading Program. This year's theme is Tails & Tales. 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.

Online Reading Logs Explained

Don't forget to log online.

Celina Events

Take and Make Crafts

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

Children's Crafts:

Starting the week of June 7th

Week 1 Pigs on the Farm 

Week 2 Tail-waggin' Tales

Week 3 Tails of the Forest

Week 4 Fourth of July

Week 5 Tails in the Air, Just Don't Care

Week 6 Zoo Tails

Teen Activities

June 12, 10am-noon 

Bob Ross Painting Party   $10 due when you sign up for the Painting Party. Sign up in person at library.

June 25 & 26 Zootopia Escape Room

Both events have limited space and you must preregister.

Also check Facebook and our website for virtual escape rooms and other fun activities.


Click for Celina Summer Reading Flyer

Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events


First Session 1:30 p.m.
Second Session 3:00 p.m.
ALL programs will be outside

June 14: Dr. Tom Cully, Vet
Craft: Origami bookmark

June 21: Shelly Smithley, Service Dogs
Craft: Butterfly feeders

June 28: Sled Dogs
Craft: Paper Plate Snakes


July 12: Cheeseman Trucking “Touch-a-Truck”
Craft: Animal Masks

July 19: OSU Extension Recycle Program

Craft: Piggy bank


FRIDAY JULY 23rd @ 2 p.m.
with entertainer Zak Morgan
in the Marion Local Elementary Gym

Click for Marion Summer Reading Flyer

June 8th -  Family night is back! 

Tuesday, June 8th at 6:30 pm at the Marion Twp. Branch Library.  Come join us for a tail of a time!  No pre-registration needed, craft is included.

Mendon Branch Events

Summer Reading Schedule

We will be having in-person programs this year. 

Join us every Wednesday, June 9th-July 14th, 3:00-4:00 for a fun filled hour. Each week has a different fun theme.


June 9th Bookish Beast

June 16th Neil Armstrong Museum

June 23rd The Wild Side

June 30th Recycling 

July 7th Amazing Creatures

July 14th Live Animal Display

July 21st Finale Party 2:45-4:30

Click for Mendon Summer Reading Flyer

St.Henry Branch Events

Summer Reading

Come in weekly, check out books, participate in activities, and sign up for prizes! Don't forget to pick up a Grab and Go bag filled with fun and surprises! There is a different animal theme every week.


June 1st - June 13th: Farm Animals

June 14th - June 20th: Magical Animals/Father's Day

June 21st - June 27th: Forest Animals

June 28th - July 11th: Jungle Animals

July 5th - July 11th: Sea Animals

July 12th - July 18th: Pet Animals


Click for St Henry Summer Reading Flyer

Book Club

Great Beginnings Book Club: The Book for this month  is Half Finished by Laurine Snelling.

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.

Click for Book Club Info

Book Clubs

Marion: Tuesday, June 1st at 7:00 pm: The Road to Bittersweet by  Donna Everhart
Celina: Thursday, June 3rd at 6:30 pm: Hybrid ZOOM or IN-PERSON MEETING:BYOB Club - Theme: A Good Whodunnit
Mendon: Tuesday, June, 8th  at 4:00 pm: The Same Sweet Girls by Cassandra King
Celina: Tuesday, June 15th at 6:30 pm: Hybrid ZOOM or IN-PERSON MEETING Good Reads: White Ivy by Susan Yang

Celina: Thursday, July 1st at 6:30 pm Hybrid ZOOM or IN-PERSON MEETING - Theme: A Book with a Happy Ending


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.
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Mercer County District Library

303 N Main St, Celina, Ohio
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