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Thursday, October 2nd, 2008
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

Professor Ken Strickland, curator of the mineral collection at the Mercer County Library in Celina, shows a young visitor one of the specimens in the collection. The library may undergo an expansion project to add a wing to house the rare minerals, if all funds are raised.

Related online story:
Officials at the Mercer County Library hope to build a $500,000, three-story wing to the Celina library to house its collection of rare minerals.  
A fundraising campaign to raise nearly $300,000 is set to begin next year, library Director Austin Schneider said. [More]
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