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.
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