Community Bulletin Board



A UNIVERSE OF STORIES – 2019 Summer Reading Program Theme

Readers of all ages will explore all things space this summer as Mendon Branch Library presents “A Universe of Stories” during their summer library program. Activities may include costume creation, group games, space related crafts, art projects, science and engineering experiments and more!

The 2019 Reading program is open to any age, preschool to adult, with programs, prize drawings, story times, a reading club and more. Families are invited to join the read-to-me portion of the program. Sign up for “A UNIVERSE OF STORIES” starts Monday June 3rd, with programs every Wednesday 3 to 4pm from June 5th until July 24th

Participants can enter for exciting prizes by receiving a raffle ticket for every 5 books read (Grades k through 3) and every 3 Hours of reading time (Grades 4 and up.)

End of the program party will be held at the Mendon Branch July 24th,

Preschool Story Time is 10 to 10:30 AM Thursdays, year round.

For More information, call the library at 419-795-6472 or visit our website,

All Programs are free of Charge





Joint Township District Memorial Hospital will be hosting Senior Supper Hour on Thursday, June 27.  The program will be held in the Meyer Room on the grounds of Otterbein St. Marys, 11230 St. Rt. 364.   Parking is on the South side of the facility.

Dinner will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the program will follow at 5:45 p.m. This month’s topic is on the importance of understanding the signs and symptoms of stroke and will be presented by Premier Health.  A nominal fee of $7.00 will be charged for dinner.

A Free Blood Pressure Clinic from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. will precede dinner.  For more information about our Senior Supper Hour program, please contact Jenni Miller at 419-394-6132.




FREE Book Club for adults with disabilities

MRSI Adult Day Service is offering a FREE Book Club for adults with disabilities. This program is designed to create and improve literacy skills, as well as social skills, generate new friendships, and new experiences! The group currently meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6pm-7pm. We will be meeting at various locations including, coffee shops, libraries, parks, and more. If you would like to join us for the incredible opportunity please contact Monica Drewes at 419-586-4709, or email

4-H Clubs Seeking New Members

4-H offers you and your family countless opportunities to grow and
learn together. 4-H members are youth who are currently in third grade
and are at least 8 years of age. These youth become members of a traditional
club. There are 28 clubs scattered throughout the county. Each club establishes its own meeting schedule and activities. Clubs typically meet once per month.

4-H members are offered fun and educational experiences. Many members anticipate attending 4-H camp in the summer. Workshops are hosted for members to learn more about their 4-H projects. Everyone enjoys showing off their finished 4-H work at the annual Junior Fair.

Children ages 5-8 and currently in grades kindergarten, first or second may participate in an activity-based monthly club program entitled Cloverbud 4-H. Members enjoy an fun event at each club meeting and may also choose to attend cloverbud day camp in the summer, cloverbud show and tell, and join the fun at the modeling revue held annually at the fair.

To learn more about joining a club, visit our web site at or phone the Mercer County Extension Office at 419-586-2179.

Join Mercer County 4-H!

Join Mercer County 4-H! Clubs may be found throughout the county and generally
meet once each month. Club members practice leadership and public speaking skills
and can learn about a project of their choice.

A member need only to be the correct age to be eligible to join a club. youth do NOT have to live on a farm or show and raise an animal to participate in 4-H.

Youth should currently be at least 8 years old or older and at least in 3rd grade to join a traditional club program. Children in grades K-2 may join Cloverbud 4-H. Youth remain eligible through age 19.

For more information, contact the Extension Office at 419-586-2179 or visit our web
page at