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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Library Newsletters

Library Director, Elizabeth Muether

A lot is going on at the Mercer County District Library. Don’t miss out on the latest information in the latest editions of not just one but two library newsletters. Message from the Director January 2017 Children’s Newsletter January – April 2017

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Based on the Book – February 2017

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The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman Thursday, February 2, 2017 7:oo PM The modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named an “All-Time Greatest Novel” and Newsweek hailed as a “Top 100 Book of All Time.” Philip Pullman takes readers to a world where humans have animal familiars and where parallel universes are…

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Good Reads – January 2017

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The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore Tuesday, January 17, 2017 7:oo PM A thrilling novel based on actual events, about the nature of genius, the cost of ambition, and the battle to electrify America. New York, 1888. Gas lamps still flicker in the city streets, but the miracle of electric…

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