Due to the weather, this event has been moved to Saturday, October 7. View the sun's chromosphere and see detailed sunspots, prominences larger than planet Earth, flares, filaments and more through a Hydrogen-alpha Solar Telescope with the Northwoods Explorers! We'll also learn about the upcoming annular eclipse on October 14, 2023, and the total solar ... Read More
Come one, come all for the 2023 Annular Eclipse and experience this unique event with your Mercer community! The library will have our Sunspotter ready to view the eclipse as it happens, which uses lenses and mirrors to safely show a projection of the sun's image. We'll also have free eclipse glasses and arts and ... Read More
The Mercer Public Library invites kids of all ages to our annual Halloween event on Tuesday, October 31st at 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The library and other individuals, businesses, and organizations in Mercer will be handing out candy and treats at our indoor "Trunk or Treat", the Mercer Leos will be serving complimentary hot dogs ... Read More
Artist in Residence Sandra Cashman invites children and their adults to a workshop on Miniature Paintings in Acrylic on Saturday, November 4 at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Each child and each adult will receive a 4 x 4” painting panel on which to create a miniature acrylic painting to take home. Participants will learn ... Read More
Join us for the 2023 Geocaching International Film Festival (GIFF). Everyone is welcome, from experienced geocachers to those just interested in learning more about the hobby. Snacks will be available, as well as Keurig coffee & hot chocolate. Feel free to bring your own drinks and share a plate of goodies if you like. Event ... Read More
The library will be closed on November 23 and November 24, 2023, in honor of Thanksgiving.
The library will be closed on December 25 and December 26, 2023.
The library will be closed on January 1, 2024, in honor of New Year's Day.