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Events for Adults

Jun to Jul
01 to 28
(All day) | Various
Adults General
  Build a better world at the Marion Public Library! The adult summer reading program runs June 1-July 28. Register for the free program online here or at the registration computer available at the Information Desk. Earn prizes and enjoy free programs. 
Jul
20
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.
Jul
20
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! 
Jul
20
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM | Conference Room
Adults Children General Teens
"Knot" your average knitting group. All ages and skill levels welcome. Exchange ideas, patterns, yarn, and needles. Knit Wits meets on Thursday evenings. Come share your “purls” of wisdom! 
Jul
25
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM | Conference Room
Adults General
Food for Thought is the library's longest-standing book club. Meetings are held at noon on the 4th Tuesday of the month from March through October; in May the group meets at the Kettel House Bakery. Discussion leaders are Elizabeth Belden, Voanne Hansen, and Maryh Klingler. Everyone is welcome to join this dedicated group and to spend a lunch hour talking about books!  2017 Topics March 28 - My Best Books of 2016 April 25 - 75 Best Books of the Past 75 Years May 23 - All Iowa Reads (Bottomland, by Michele Hoover) or Linn Area Reads (A Wrestling Life, by Dan Gable). We'll meet, eat, and... Continue Reading
Jul
25
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM | Meeting Room B
Adults General
The Friends of the Marion Library Board of Directors meets monthly except December on the fourth Tuesday at 6:45. These meetings are open to all Friends members and to the public! Stop in and get involved! 
Jul
26
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM | Meeting Rooms A&B
Adults General Teens
Download a program poster to post or share. Join Cpl. James Hancox of the Marion Police Department as he shares with us the story of opiates and heroin. Learn about how the drugs started, how people get hooked, the physical and emotional costs of these additctions, and the help that is out there for those seeking treatment for addiction. Bring your questions!  Support for this program is provided by the Eastern Iowa Heroin Initiative & ASAC (Area Substance Abuse Council). 
Jul
26
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM | Conference Room
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.

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