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Upcoming Events

Jan 30
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Meeting Room A
Teens
Join staff from the Catherine McAuley Center on Tuesday, January 30th at 3:00pm for a special Travel Tuesday. We’ll learn about how our community is changing and how we can welcome new neighbors.
Jan 30
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM | Meeting Room B
Adults General
Through both art and writing, journals are a place to reflect and recharge.  Join Sparking Clarity’s Carol Hedberg as she teaches new journaling techniques in this special 6-week class: bullet journals, brainstorming journals, passion journals, and more.   No prior knowledge or skills required -- just a notebook or journal!  All other supplies provided in this free drop-in series. Come to one or all.
Jan 31
10:45 AM to 11:15 AM | Meeting Rooms A & B
Children General
This interactive story time is geared for ages 3-5 years (little ones and big kids can come too but the materials used will be for the preschool age group!) Each session last 30 minutes and includes stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities!
Jan 31
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Meeting Room A
General Teens
Gear up for some friendly competition every Wednesday at the Marion Public Library! We've got Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros Brawl, and Minecraft, as well as some new board games like SuperFight, Betrayal at House on the Hill, and more. This is a drop-in program: come when you can and leave when you want!
Jan 31
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.
Feb 01 to Feb 28
(All day)
Teens
Pick your favorite books, movies, music, and more in the MPL Teen Choice Awards! Stop by the Information Desk in February to fill out a ballot, or vote online HERE. Stay tuned for information about our after-hours teen party on Friday, March 9th. We’ll have food, fun, and cool door prizes—and we’ll announce the winners!
Feb 01
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.
Feb 01
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!

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