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Upcoming Events

Sep to Oct
05 to 31
(All day) | Friends Book Store and Fall Book Sale
Adults General
The Friends are selling 2018 Book Lover's calendars! The calendars are for sale in the bookstore and will also be available for sale at the fall book sale September 29-October 1. Each calendar is just $10.00: a different book is featured for every day of the year. The calendars make great gifts for all the book lovers on your Holiday gift list! (Don’t forget to get one for yourself.)
Oct
17
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM | Meeting Room A
Children General
Join us for a fun, unstructered social play time for you and your youngest children! This event is sponsored by our wonderful friends at Wit's End Coffeehouse in Marion; they provide delicious, fresh-brewed coffee for the grown-ups to enjoy while they children socialize with others and play with our age-appropriate early literacy toys. This program is drop-in so no sign-up is required!
Oct
17
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Meeting Room A
General Teens
Every Tuesday we’ll be traveling the world through the Marion Public Library! Come to Anime Club at its new time: the first Tuesday of every month. Stop by for Language Club on the second Tuesday of every month to pick up some new language skills and watch foreign films. Join us on the remaining Tuesdays for crafts, food, and special guests. Special Guests: To be announced! Anime Club: October 3 November 7 December 5
Oct
17
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM | Wit's End Coffeehouse (630 10th St, Marion)
Adults General
Oct
17
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM | Marion City Hall, 1225 6th Ave
Adults General
Council meets in work sesson the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 4:00 in Council Chambers at City Hall. Regular session meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the Thursday following each work session. The meeting schedule may change if the scheduled meeting falls on a holiday. Visit the City's website for additional information about the City Council. 
Oct
17
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM | Meeting Room A
Adults General Teens
  Friends of the Marion Public Library are pleased to host this Humanities Iowa program by Barbara Lounsberry.  Nancy Drew is the most popular female detective in fiction. Today she even outsells Miss Marple, Agatha Christie’s venerable heroine. More than 200 million copies of Nancy Drew mysteries have been sold, and she has been translated into 17 different languages. Few know, however, that Nancy is an Iowa heroine and that her creator was Mildred Augustine of Ladora, Iowa. Augustine wrote The Secret of the Old Clock, The Hidden Staircase—in fact 23 of the first 30 Nancy Drew mysteries. “... Continue Reading
Oct
18
10:45 AM to 11:15 AM | Meeting Room A
Children General
This is the last Learning Safari program we will host at the Marion Public Library this year. Thank you to the African-American Museum of Iowa for their wonderful partnership over the last few years! How is Mexico’s Day of the Dead like Nigeria’s Egungun Festival? Well, today you will learn a little about each and then have fun making 1 or 2 masks in celebration of each country’s holiday and festival. 
Oct
18
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM | Conference Room
Adults General
  Join us for a tour of our existing library building, including the staff work areas, followed by a chance to hear an update and see current renderings of the new building. Be sure to bring your questions and concerns!  Can't make it at this time? There are other opportunities!  Friday, September 8, 2:00 in Meeting Room A Tuesday, September 19, 5:00 in the Conference Room Thursday, October 5, 12:00 in the Conference Room Wednesday, Octber 18, 6:00 in the Conference Room Monday, October 30, 11:00 in the Conference Room

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