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Mercer County District Library

Take a selfie with your library card, anytime in September, and email it to 

Info must include in email:

  • Name
  • Phone number
  • Age Group
    • Adult¬† (18+)
    • Teen¬† (13-17)
    • Child¬† (6-12)

All emailed  entries will be entered into a drawing for an awesome gift basket! 

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.

Other Teen Stuff

Tuesday September 27 at 6 pm Youth Book Club: We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson


The Children...What About the Children?

Storytime is Back!!!

Every Tuesday & Thursday at 10:30 am

Join Ms. Amy and Ms. Bink for a fun, interactive and educational story time.

*For ages birth to 6 years*

Dinosaur Day

September 24 at 10 am

Registration begins Friday, September 16.

Register at

Space is limited so don't wait to sign-up!!

It's going to be a RAWR-some good time!


Book Clubs

Thursday, September 1st at 6:30 pm
BYOB Club Theme: A 2022 release you may have missed.
Contact Janie at to sign up


Tuesday, September 20th at 6:30 pm
Good Reads: Travels With George by Nathaniel Philbrick
Contact Connie at to sign up


*Both Book Clubs are In-person *




Marion (Chickasaw) Branch Events

September is Library Card Sign Up month.

 Sign up for a card for a chance to win a prize: get 1 entry for applying for a new library card, 1 entry for getting your picture taken with your new card and 1 entry for using your library card.

Play ball! Family Night.

Tuesday, September 13th at 6:30 pm:

Play ball!  Fall is here and for some that means pumpkin spice, falling leaves, and the return of warm sweaters.  For others, it means football, volleyball, soccer and more!  Whether you love to play ball for sports, or toss it back and forth with your dog, we'll be celebrating sports at our family night.

 A craft will be included.



Lego Night

Lego night will be held 

Thursday, September 15th 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, September 6th at 7pm: Book being discussed is  Anxious People by Fredrik Backman



The book for October Book Discussion will be American Princess by Stephanie Marie

Reserve your copy of American Princes

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

September 13th at 4:00 pm: Book discussion of If the Creek Don't Rise By Leah Weiss

Take & Make Craft

Our Take-n-Make Apple craft will be available starting Tuesday, September 6th.

*While supplies last*


Other Events

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

           No pre-registration required.


St.Henry Branch Events

Library Card Sign-up Month

Stop by for a chance to win a gift card to Cozy Cabin Cafe when you  sign up for a library card  in the month of September!

Tales to Tails

September 15th at 6:00pm

Stop by and enjoy a  service dog demonstration. After the demonstration, there will be an opportunity to sign up for future reading sessions with Eli the Dog!

Lego Night

Thursday, September 29th at 6:30

Open to all ages.


Great Beginnings Book Club

Join us Wednesday, September 7th at 9:30 am for coffee and book discussion. This months book is The Day the World Came to Town by Jim DeFede.

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

Celina:  Thursday, September 1st at 6:30 pm: BYOB Club Theme: A 2022 Release You May Have Missed

Marion: Tuesday September 6th at 7:00pm: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

St. Henry: Wednesday, September 7th at 9:30 am: The Day the World Came to Town by Jim DeFede.

Mendon: Tuesday, September 13th at 4 pm: If the Creek Don't Rise by Leah Weiss

Celina: Tuesday, September 20th at 6:30: Good Reads: Travels With George by Nathaniel Philbrick


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

303 N Main St, Celina, Ohio
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