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

Fall Story Times start the week of September 14th!

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.



 Out of this World!

Monday October 5th   6 PM

Celebrate World Science Week with us!  Listen to stories, learn some fun facts and make a craft that is out of this world!  Call us at 419-521-4912 to sign up

Children of all ages.


Brick Builders Lego Club

                                                        Thursday October 1st from 4:00 -5:00pm   

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


 Programs for Teens

 Spooky Specimens

Thursday, October 15  6PM

Drop in to our laboratory, if you dare, and we'll help you create some awfully awesome Halloween specimen jars.  This is not the kind of canning your Grandma does.

Please call 419-529-4912 to sign up.



 Programs for Adults 

Slave/Memory Quilts

Thursday, October 8th, 6 PM

Presenter Twila Johnson will show and talk about eight different quilt patterns that were actually coded messages used by slaves to find their way to freedom during the Civil War.


Crafting in Miniature with Polymer Clay

Thursday October 29th, 6 PM

 Space is limited, sign up is necessary.  Make miniature pies that will look good enough to eat!


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Ontario Book Chatter
2nd Tuesdays @ 1 PM

Next Meeting:  October 13th

An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser


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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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