Thursday, November 1, 2012

November 2012


The library will be CLOSED Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving Day. We will reopen Friday, November 23th at 9am. We hope everyone has a happy and safe Thanksgiving!!


*NEW* Library Website to Launch in November
Your library continually strives to provide the best services for you, its patrons, and the library's NEW website is another example of those efforts.  Below is a picture of the new website, which will launch mid-November.  Access to the new website will be the same as always,

Wii Gaming Night
Back by popular demand, the library's monthy Wii Gaming night will be held Friday, November 2 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pmKids ages 8 to 13 are invited to come to the library and challenge their friends in with a popular Wii game. Pizza and pop will be served. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.
Sign-up begins NOW!

Bedtime Storytime
November 29

All preschool age children are invited to come in their pajamas and listen to nursery rhymes and bedtime stories.
Teddy bears and blankies are welcome.
Cookies and milk will be served.


Touch-a-Truck Success!!

On Saturday, October 20th, the Library hosted it's 1st Annual Touch-a-Truck event. With over 150 children in attendance, the kids were able to touch and climb on many trucks including a semi from Cheeseman Trucking, an ambulance and fire truck from Celina Fire Dept, a school bus from Celina City Schools, a police cruiser from Celina Police Dept, a cement truck from St. Henry Tile Co. and a payloader, mini-digger and a skid loader from John Dieringer Construction. We want to thank everyone for coming out and enjoying the chilly afternoon!! If you know of anyone who would want to bring a truck for next years event, please let us know!

Did you know that you can actually check out up to 20 library books on your eReader or MP3 player? That's right! You can check out 10 books on the SEO Library Consortium iDownloads Digital Catalog and 10 books from the Ohio eBook Project. It works the same as the iDownloads digital catalog with eBooks and audio eBooks for Kindle, NOOK, iPad, iPhone, iPod, and many more.  Click here for a current list of compatible devices.

 Book Discussions @ The Mercer County District Library

 Based on the Book Discussion Group - The discussion group centers around books that were made into movies.  Adult patrons are invited to read or listen to the book, or  watch the movie and join us for a lively discussion held the first Thursday of each month beginning at 7:00 pm. 
GOOD READS! Book Discussion -  Meetings are the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm.  Discuss popular books, both Fiction and Non-Ficiton.  Meet fellow book lovers and participate in lively discussions, and broaden your reading scope.

Please pre-register for book discussions by calling 419-586-4442 or email Connie Gray at,  Liz Muether at or Janie Stammen at

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