Good Reads – June 2017

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You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7:oo PM How far will you go to achieve a dream? That’s the question a celebrated coach poses to Katie and Eric Knox after he sees their daughter Devon, a gymnastics prodigy and Olympic hopeful, compete. For the Knoxes there are …

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Author visit – Rachael O Phillips

Author Rachael O. Phillips will be presenting a program at the Mercer County District Library, Monday May 1 at 6:00 pm.   She will be speaking about her writing career and giving us insight on where she gets ideas for her writings As a church music director, Rachael began her unplanned …

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Good Reads – May 2017

The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney Tuesday, May 16, 2017 7:oo PM A warm, funny and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives. Every family has its problems. But even among the most troubled, the …

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Libraries Transform

During National Library Week, April 9 – 15, 2017, the Library collection reasons why the library is important. We have collected the responses. Learn why others think the library is important at www.mercerlibrary.org/NLW2017

National Library Week

April 9-15 is National Library Week, a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians and library workers. Libraries aren’t only a place of quiet study, but also creative and engaging community centers. Mercer County District Library in Celina is celebrating National Library Week by offering prize contests for …

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Based on the Book – May 2017

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The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham Thursday, May 4, 2017 7:oo PM In 1926 in the Australian outback town of Dungatar, schoolboy Stewart Pettyman dies in unknown circumstances. The only witness to his death, schoolgirl Myrtle Dunnage, is branded a murderer and exiled from the town by Stewart’s father and town councilor. After …

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Good Reads – April 2017

The Tumbling Sisters by Juliette Fay Tuesday, April 18, 2017 7:oo PM For fans of Orphan Train and Water for Elephants, a compelling historical novel set against the turbulent backdrop of American Vaudeville. It’s 1919, and the Turners are barely scraping by. When their father loses his job, their irrepressible mother decides that vaudeville is …

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