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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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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Good Reads – March 2017

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God Help the Child by Toni Morrison Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:oo PM Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child—the first novel by Toni Morrison to be set in our current moment—weaves a tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape, and misshape, the life of the adult. Morrison shows us…

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Adult Reading Challenge

Adult Reading Challenge

Through a partnership with Briarwood Village and Celina Manor, the Mercer County District Library — in Celina, Marion, Mendon, and St. Henry, Coldwater Public Library, Rockford Carnegie Library, and Fort Recovery Public Library will be hosting an Adult Reading Challenge for anyone age 50 and over. Read or listen to…

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Good Reads – February 2017

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The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:oo PM The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho continues to change the lives of its readers forever. With more than two million copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has established itself as a modern classic, universally admired. Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the…

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