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Mercer Library holds outdoor celebration

MERCER - It may have been planned out of concern for public health, but patrons and supporters of the Mercer Public Library said moving the annual fundraiser banquet outdoors was a refreshing change.

"It's really, really been perfect," said Beth Wetzler, president of the Friends of the Mercer Public Library. "I think it's so nice because it's a lot more available to more people."

The library typically has an annual dinner and silent auction. This year, the event was free to include food and refreshments. It was also outdoors on the library's new patio with umbrella covered tables and a garden....