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Upcoming Events

Nov
29
7:00 PM | Meeting Room A
Adults General Teens
This revelatory documentary brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on popular music in North America. Focusing on music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Taboo (The Black Eyed Peas), Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Jesse Ed Davis, Robbie Robertson, and Randy Castillo, RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World shows how these pioneering Native American musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives. 
Nov
30
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM | Meeting Room B
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
Nov
30
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.
Nov
30
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!
Nov
30
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! 
Nov
30
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! 
Dec
01
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!
Dec
01
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Adults Children General Teens
Come celebrate the season with a make and take ornament, tuba holiday music, and seasonal book and media sale in the library. Holiday books and media will be on sale from 4-7 p.m., drop in to make an ornament from 5-7 p.m., and the tubas will play from 6-6:30 p.m. The Marion Chamber will host lots of activities in Marion Square Park including a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, hot cocoa and popcorn, carriage rides, and the lighting of the Peace Tree. Local businesses will stay open late for the Peppermint Walk. There is something for everyone to enjoy!

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