Community Bulletin Board














The Friends of the Mercer County District Library will be having the 1st book sale of the 2019 season.  The book sale will be on Friday, May 3, from 9 AM to 8 PM and Saturday, May 4 from 9 AM to 5 PM.  This will be in conjunction with the first day of the 2019 Farmer’s Market on Main Street on Saturday, May 4. The book sale will be in the Book Barn which is the building next to the Marilyn  Frahm Memorial Park.

The funds from the Friends of the Library helps with the expenses for the prizes for the children’s, teens, and adult summer reading programs.  The Friends also sponsor the author programs that are held at the library.  Future author programs will be announced.

The next book sale at the Book Barn will be Lake Festival Weekend, July 26 and July 27, 2019.

For more information visit the library’s website


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Fort Recovery Community Garage Sales

The Fort Recovery Community Garage Sales will be held May 30 & 31 and June 1.  If interested in hosting a garage sale, please contact the Fort Recovery Psi Iota Xi Sorority Group. You can find them on Facebook, or call Anne Staugler at 419-375-1050.  Registration forms are also available at local Fort Recovery businesses.

Maps and listings will be available in May at local businesses or on the Fort Recovery Psi Iota Xi and Village of Fort Recovery’s Facebook page.

The Community Garage Sales are sponsored by the local Psi Iota Xi Sorority.  All registration fees paid by those listing their garage sales are used for advertisement of the garage sales and for printing maps and signs. All other profits are put towards community projects.

The Psi Iota Xi thanks for the community for the support of their many community fundraisers and projects.



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