We are happy to announce that MCDL and the United Way of Medina County have teamed up to bring the community Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, our One Book, One Community for 2016.

Emily St. John MandelAuthor visit with Emily St. John Mandel
Wednesday, September 28, 7:00 pm
Medina Performing Arts Center
Main Stage, 851 Weymouth Rd., Medina
Meet Emily and join the crowd as she answers your questions and leads a discussion of the 2016 One Book selection. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

For more information about Station Eleven, visit the author's web site emilymandel.com.


Children and Families

Museum of Civilization
All library locations - Sept. 1-30
Marvel at technology from a bygone age and artifacts from the past! Each library will host a different Museum.Visit them all.

11 Stations for 11 Days!
Brunswick - Sept. 6-17, all ages
Play at 11 stations - enjoy games, crafts, science, math and more. Play all 11 to be eligible for a prize drawing.

It’s Picture Time!
Bookmobile - Sept. 20-29
Share your favorite song or dress as your favorite book character for our picture frame. Then, scour the bus to find all the hidden, outdated technology.

Dance Excel Medina *
Medina - Sat., Sept. 24, 10:00 am, all ages. Enjoy a demo and performance with this local dance troupe; audience participation is encouraged.

Comic Crafts *
Medina - Thurs., Sept. 29, 4:30 pm Grades 3-5 - Create comic book art by upcycling comic characters into buttons, bookmarks and more.


Survivor Scavenger Hunt
Lodi - Sept. 1-30, all day, grades 5-12
Use clues to track down supplies hidden in the library.

Shakespearean Insults!
Highland - Sept., 12-17, grades 6-12
Brunswick - Sept. 19-26, grades 6-12
Buckeye - Wed., Sept. 28, 2:30 pm, grades 7-12
Rampallian! Scullion! Share your literary put-downs in the most eloquent way.

Escape Room: Contagion *
Brunswick - Tues., Sept. 14, 3:30 pm, grades 6 & up
Medina - Sat., Sept. 24, 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm, grades 6 & up
Can you survive the contagion outbreak? Solve puzzles, find the vaccine and escape the quarantined room.

Comic Creator, Button Maker & Comic Crafts
Buckeye - Wed., Sept. 14, 2:30 pm, grades 7 & up
Highland - Sept. 26 - Oct. 1, grades 6 & up
Upcycle comics into buttons, write your own comic story and make comic crafts.

Shakespeare & Thou
Buckeye - Wed., Sept. 21, 2:45 pm Grades 7 & up
See how Shakespeare plays a role in your modern life. Learn how gross it was to attend his plays in the past.


Shakespeare Forever!
Brunswick - Sat., Sept. 3, 2:00 pm
Medina - Thurs., Sept. 29, 6:30 pm
Heigh-ho! Take part in this one of a kind experience combining learning with performance and interactive Shakespeare karaoke.

Disaster Preparedness: Are You Ready? *
Lodi - Thurs., Sept. 8, 7:00 pm - Medina County Sheriff’s Dept.
Buckeye - Tues., Sept. 13, 6:30 pm - Medina County Health Dept.
Brunswick - Mon., Sept. 26, 7:00 pm - Medina County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Highland - Tues., Sept. 27, 6:30 pm - Medina County Health Dept.
Prepare for the worst and stay safe with tips from local organizations. Each presentation will be unique, so attend one or all.

Flu Clinics
Medina - Fri., Sept. 16, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Lodi - Fri., Sept. 30, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Medina County Health Department will provide flu vaccinations.

Will It Grow? *
Seville - Tues., Sept. 20, 6:00 pm
Which fruits and vegetables would grow after a catastrophe with limited resources in harsh conditions? How can you preserve seeds for later use and where could you find them? The Master Gardeners will teach you how to grow your own food in less than ideal conditions, so you can be prepared for anything.

Nothing Highbrow About Shakespeare
Highland - Mon., Sept. 26, 6:30 pm
A local Shakespeare expert shares how the Bard was pop culture then and in uences pop culture now. Learn how treacherous and gross it was to attend one of his plays.