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Mercer Library screening outdoor movies

By Zachary Marano

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MERCER, Wis. — Mercer Library hosted its first outdoor movie event of the summer on Tuesday. Attendees gathered on the library grounds to see a showing of the 1996 film “Matilda” on the library's new outdoor movie equipment.

Library director Teresa Schmidt said the library wants to host events where people can leave their homes and connect with the community, which is particularly difficult during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Schmidt said that outdoor movie events will provide opportunities for the entire family, including children who aren't fully vaccin...

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