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Celina Library Events

Teen Events

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

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Escape the Snowy Tundra

  • Saturday, March 26
  • Celina Community Room
  • Ages 10+
  • Groups of up to 6 people
Register Here!

Other Teen Stuff

Monday, March 7 - Celina at 6 pm: TAB Meeting

Tuesday, March 29 at 6 pm: Youth Book Club: The Troubled Girls of Dragomir Academy by Anne Ursu

The Children...What About the Children?

Story & Craft Saturday

Saturday, March 12 from 10-11am

Celina will have a special Saturday story hour and craft.

No pre-registration needed.

All ages are welcome to join but the event is geared towards 1-6 year olds. 

Craft Time

A variety of fun Take & Make Crafts will be available starting March 1st.

*While Supplies last*

Rooster Story Time

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am.

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


Book Clubs

Thursday, March 3rd at 6:30 pm

BYOB Club Theme: Historical Mysteries With Female Heroines


Tuesday, March 15th at 6:30 pm

Good Reads: The Last Dance of the Debutante by Julia Kelly


*Both Book Clubs are In Person or Zoom*


Contact Connie at to sign up

Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events

Family Castle Building Night

Tuesday, March 8th at 6:30 pm: Calling all lords & ladies and princesses & princes to our Family Castle Building Night   All size boxes and materials will be provided so you can build your own castle (1 castle per family).                   

Participants will also receive a dragon take and make craft. 

Everyone welcome, no pre-registration required.

Lego Night

Lego night will be held on Thursday, March 17th from 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 each month.

Book discussion

Tuesday, March 1st at 6:30pm: Book being discussed is The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain.

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

Tuesday, March 8th at 4 pm: Book discussion of The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth

Take & Make Craft

Take and Make St. Patrick's Day themed craft will be available starting March 1st

*While supplies last*

St.Henry Branch Events

Winter Reading Challenge

Challenge your kiddo to a winter filled with reading! All children (ages newborn and up) can compete in our Winter Reading Challenge by reading 15 picture books or 5 chapter books. All participants who complete the challenge will win a prize!

Tales to Tails

Saturday, March 5 at 10:00 am

Tales to Tails helps young readers build reading confidence without the pressure of peers or adults.

Have your child read to Eli the Golden Retriever, a certified service dog who loves listening to stories!


Great Beginnings Book Club

Stop by  Wednesday, March 2 at 9:30 am for coffee and discussion of "The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek."

The next meeting will be Wednesday, April 6 and will discuss the book "Chasing Shadows" by Lynn Austin. 

Click here to reserve your copy of "Chasing Shadows"

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 March 1st: The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

St. Henry: Wednesday, March 2 at 9:30 am: Great Beginnings Book Club: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

Celina:  Thursday, March 3rd at 6:30 pm In Person/Zoom Meeting: BYOB Club Theme: Historical Mysteries With Female Heroines

Mendon: Tuesday, March 8th at 4 pm: The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth

Celina: Tuesday, March 15th at 6:30 pm In Person/Zoom Meeting: Good Reads: The Last Dance of the Debutante by Julia Kelly


Other Resources


Mercer County District Library

303 N Main St, Celina, Ohio
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