Ontario Branch - Mansfield Richland Public Library

Ontario Branch

Ontario Branch

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM

Phone: 419.529.4912

2221 Village Mall Drive
Mansfield, OH 44906

Branch Manager: Matt Bachelder
Children's Assistant: Jennie Dunn


Programs for Children

Winter Story Times start the week of January 11th

Toddler Story Time Tuesday's at 11:00am

Children 2-3 years and their caregivers will enjoy this lively program of songs, rhymes, movement, imaginative activities and book sharing time.  This program introduces children to the literature and rhymes of early childhood and encourages group participation. 

Preschool and Kindergarten Story Times Tuesday's at 1:00pm

A special story time for the "big kids", ages 4 and 5, who are ready to participate in group activities on their own.  Story times offer books, music and movement activities to encourage children to become lifelong readers.  (Parents/caregivers must remain in the library building during these programs.)

Baby Story Time's Wednesday's at 10:30am

Children from 6 to 24 months and their caregivers participate in these programs of rhymes, songs, lap games, stories, music, interactive activities and book sharing time.  These programs help develop language skills and is a great way to meet other new parents.


Brick Builders Lego Club

Thursday February 4th from 4:00 -5:00pm   

Children in grades K-5 can join the library Lego Club. We'll supply the Lego's - you bring your creativity, imagination, and fun!


Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt

Starts Monday February 8th

Stop in during library hours to try the Valentine's Day Scavenger Hunt.  Receive a small prize for participating!


Treats for Tweets

Monday February 15th at 6:00

Children of all ages.  Join us as we celebrate National Bird Feeding Month!  We'll read some fun bird stories and make a yummy craft the little tweets will love!


Llama, Llama at the Library!

Monday February 22nd at 6:00pm

Children of all ages.  Celebrate popular children's book character Llama, Llama @ the Library!  We'll read and have songs, crafts and a meet and greet with a special costumed visitor.



 Programs for Teens

Movie Bingo!

January and February at all locations.  Grades 6-12  Play movie bingo and win a prize.


Doodle Bulbs

Thursday February 11th from 5:30 - 7:00pm 

We'll provide the light bulbs and colorful markers and you can light up your room in style!  Grades 6-12



 Programs for Adults 

 Estate Planning & Long Term Care Planning for Seniors

Thursday, February 4


This program covers estate planning which focuses on wills, trusts, POA's and probate avoidance.  Long-term care planning concentrates on VA benefits and nursing home Medicaid benefits and planning.  Please call 419-529-4912 to sign up for this free program.



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Ontario Book Chatter
2nd Tuesdays @ 1 PM

Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 9th

Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple


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For more Programs at the Ontario Branch please see At the Library, the Community Calendar or call 419.529.4912.




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