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Upcoming Events

Oct
26
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! 
Oct
26
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! 
Oct
27
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM | Meeting Rooms A & B
Children General
This interactive program, presented by the Iowa State Extension, is a robotics adventure designed to engage youth in hands-on robotics and coding opportunities! Dash and Dot are real robots that teach kids to code while they make the robots sing, dance, navigate obstacles and take on challenges. Participants will work in teams and individually to discover their skills with basic computer coding using tablets and the robots in a fun, themed way! We will also have time for fun team activities, games, snacks, and creative projects. Registration is required! Children must be in Kindergarten... Continue Reading
Oct
27
10:00 AM to 10:20 AM | Meeting Rooms A & B
Children General
This interactive story time is geared for ages 18 months to 3 years (little ones and big kids can come too but the materials used will be for the toddler age group!) Each session last 20 minutes and includes stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities!
Oct
27
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM | Marion Public Library
General Teens
Join us for a ghoulish evening of creepy movies, eating spooky snacks, decorating pumpkins, playing graveyard games, meeting a team of paranormal investigators, and more! …if you dare. REGISTRATION AND PERMISSION FORM REQUIRED. Please turn in completed permission forms to the Information Desk!
Oct
28
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM | Lobby
Adults General Teens
  Each Saturday morning, at least on City Council member spends some time in the library's lobby, ready to chat with you about City issues and questions. Please stop by and share your thoughts and opinions! 
Oct
28
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM | Meeting Room A
Adults Children General
Join Orchestra Iowa’s talented chamber ensembles as they introduce preschool-aged children to the instruments of the orchestra! Focused on fun and learning, Pied Piper Concerts offer children the opportunity to enjoy an up-close and personal chamber concert absolutely FREE! Concerts, each 30-minutes in length, are held at the public library in Iowa City on Thursday at 10:30 a.m., at the downtown branch of the Public Library in Cedar Rapids on Friday at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., and at the Marion public library on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. during each week scheduled. Advance registration for the Cedar... Continue Reading
Oct
30
11:00 AM to 12:00 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!  Monday, October 30, 11a.m. in the Conference Room Sunday, November 12, 5 p.m. in Meeting Room B Thursday, November 30, 8 a.m. in Meeting Room B Wednesday, December 13, 3 p.m. in the Conference Room Saturday, January 6, 10 a.m. in Meeting Room B Wednesday, January 17, 7 p.m. in Meeting Room B Monday, January 29, 1 p.m... Continue Reading

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