Friday, August 2, 2013

August 2013

Local Author Fair

Mercer County District Library is holding its first ever local author fair. Whether you're an avid reader or an aspiring writer, the local author fair is an excellent opportunity to talk with local writers about their work. Writers of children's books, nonfiction, and fiction will be on hand to talk about books and their writing process. 

Completed applications must be recieved by noon on Saturday, August 24, 2013.
 Application and complete details can be found here: LOCAL AUTHOR DETAILS

Teen Summer Reading
June 3 to July 26
The wrap-up reception and Grand Prize drawing was held on Friday, July 26 at 2:00 pm. 
Beneath the SurfaceAnd the winners are...
Grand Prize: mini iPad 
Karlee Huber! 

2nd Place: $25 Mastercard 
 Sarah Hipply

3rd Place: $10 Lake City
 Creamery gift card 
Christina Harting

Children's Summer Reading
The results are in! 398 children signed up for the Children's Summer Reading Program this year! Great job everybody! The party on Friday was a lot of fun with our friend Zak Morgan. Only nine months until next years program!


The Annual Lake Festival Friends of the Library Book Sale was again a success.  Nearly $1000.00 was raised this year!  Thank you to everyone who stopped by and purchased books. 

Remember that the Friends of the Library Book Store is open the first Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Out Yonder Printing
It's here! Now when you need to print a document from outside of the library, all you have to do is email it to our account,, and come into the library within 24 hours to pick it up. This comes in handy for last minute printer troubles! We have created a video promoting this service:

For more information, visit our website