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Upcoming Events

May
02
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM | Meeting Room B
Adults Children General Teens
Join us to learn more about your new library!  The library building project has been in the works for a number of years, and we’re excited to be moving forward with facility planning.  Join Marion Public Library leadership to get up to date on the project, see renderings of the building, ask questions, and participate in a conversation about how the new library will serve our community.  All opinions welcome!   Can't make this time? Other meetings are scheduled:  Monday, April 24 at 5 p.m. in Meeting Room B Tuesday, May 2 at 12:30 p.m. in Meeting Room B Thursday, May 11 at 11 a.m. in Meeting... Continue Reading
May
02
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM | Conference Room
General Teens
  Come to the library every Tuesday after school for some quality creative time! You'll do writing exercises, play games, make crafts, think outside the box, and--if you want--share what you've been working on. We're all about support and encouragement, no matter what or how you make. Join us!
May
02
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM | Meeting Room A
Adults General Teens
Most Americans know the name Mark Twain; as children, many of us read The Adventures of Tom Sawyer as well as a few of his more than two dozen other novels and short stories. None of them created controversy, however, like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Among his most popular novels, critics consider it to be one of America’s greatest literary works. So, what about the book made it so controversial? Why was Twain’s credibility as an author and humorist called into question when it was published? And perhaps more importantly, for us, why are we still debating the merits of Huck Finn in... Continue Reading
May
03
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM | Meeting Room A
General Teens
You’ve got an early dismissal from school? We’ve got a movie showing! The popcorn’s popping and magical creatures are hopping—we’re watching Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (rated PG-13).
May
03
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM | Meeting Room A
General Teens
It's Wednesday afternoon... Are you bored? Waiting for a ride? Looking for something fun to do with your friends? Come to the library! Here you can play games, watch videos, and hang out with other teens. For two hours this is your room: make it what YOU want it to be! Teen Space @ The Park (Meets at City Square Park across from the library.) Wednesday, May 10th, 4:00-5:15pm: play with Cedar Rapids Rampage soccer players! Wednesday, May 17th, 4:00-5:15pm: play with Cedar Rapids Titans football players!  
May
03
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM | Meeting Room B
Adults General
Our Evening Genealogy Junkies group provides an opportunity for anyone interested in genealogy to get together with peers to learn and to share research tips and tricks. The group meets weekly. Bring a laptop or tablet computer, or check out one of the library's laptops from the Information Desk. Explore our online resources such as Ancestry.com, HeritageQuest, and our historical newspapers. Everyone is welcome! Contact Jo at the library at jpearson@cityofmarion.or with questions.
May
04
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM | Conference Room
Adults General
Our Morning Genealogy Junkies group provides an opportunity for anyone interested in genealogy to get together with peers to learn and to share research tips and tricks. The group meets on Thursday morning each week. Bring a laptop or tablet computer, or check out one of the library's laptops from the Information Desk. Explore our online resources such as Ancestry.com, HeritageQuest, and our historical newspapers. Everyone is welcome! Contact Jo at the library at jpearson@cityofmarion.org with questions.
May
04
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM | Conference Room
Adults Children General Teens
Our enthusiastic Scrabble players meet year-round, rain or shine. They love to get new competitors. All ages and skill levels welcome! 

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