Good Reads – July 2017

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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr Tuesday, July 18, 2017 7:oo PM Winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize, a favorite of book clubs the world over, this beautifully written novel tells the story of a blind French girl, Marie-Laure, and a German boy, Werner, whose paths collide…

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Based on the Book – July 2017

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins Thursday, July 6, 2017 7:oo PM Commuter Rachel Watson catches daily glimpses of a seemingly perfect couple, Scott and Megan, from the window of her train. One day, Watson witnesses something shocking unfold in the backyard of the strangers’ home. Rachel tells the authorities…

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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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Based on the Book – June 2017

Paper Towns by John Green Thursday, June 1, 2017 7:oo PM Paper Towns is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears – leaving behind cryptic clues…

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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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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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