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Upcoming Events

Sep
01 to 30
(All day) | Lobby
Adults Children General Teens
Thousands of individuals in Eastern Iowa are in need of a warm winter coat. To serve this need, KCRG-TV9 volunteers and our Show You Care sponsors work to collect and distribute new and gently used coats each fall. Coats in sizes infant through adult are donated at locations throughout Eastern Iowa, collected and cleaned by Citywide Cleaners in Cedar Rapids, and are then distributed to the children who need them by area family service organizations and volunteers. Through our 25 years of collecting and distributing Coats For Kids, many more kids will stay warm each winter as a result of the... Continue Reading
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.)
Sep
21
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.
Sep
21
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM | Meeting Room A
Children General
Join us for a fun and social story time geared especially for children ages 0-18 months. We read a story and then do bounces and songs to get your baby's mind and body working and then allow everyone to wind down and socialize while playing with fun early literacy toys. Program usually runs 15-30 minutes!
Sep
21
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! 
Sep
21
5:30 PM to 7:00 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. 
Sep
21
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! 
Sep
21
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM | Meeting Room B
Adults General
Are you stressing about your high school student's leap to college?  There are real, effective strategies you can use to save on the cost of college.  By attending this free workshop, you will learn how colleges are priced and how much financial aid to expect, plus how to find more aid.  Paying for college is one of the biggest investments in your life, and you can reduce costs with straightforward techniques. Presenter Quinn Arnold is an independent, fiduciary, fee-only financial planner. He does not sell insurance, annuities, or other products, and attendees will not be sold anything... Continue Reading

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