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Upcoming Events

May
18
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.
May
18
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! 
May
18
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! 
May
18
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM | Meeting Room A
Adults General
Join us for these roundtables geared toward small business owners, that include a lecture by a knowledgeable professional, followed by plenty of time for Q&A and discussion. These groups are always dynamic and engaged, and we're sure you'll find your evening well-spent.  May 4 - "Get Your Business Online with Google"  SCORE and Google have partnered to help put every business in Marion, Cedar Rapids, and surrounding communities on the map—including yours. In celebration of National Small Business Week (April 30-May 6), SCORE is again offering this workshop on Getting Your Business Online... Continue Reading
May
19
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM | Meeting Room B
General Teens
Have an idea for a cool event? Wish we'd get a certain book? Want to make your library a better, cooler place? Get involved! Come share your wisdom with other teens as we talk, snack, and plan. There is no obligation and no pressure: come as you are.
May
19
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM | Meeting Room A
Adults Children General Teens
Best ever sale of gently used books, music, and movies! Come today for the greatest deals. Sale is open only to Friends members, but you can get a membership at the door for just $10. 
May
20
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM | Outside of the library, weather permitting!
Adults Children General Teens
Join us to learn more about your new library!  The library building project has been in the works for a number of years, and we’re excited to be moving forward with facility planning.  Join Marion Public Library leadership to get up to date on the project, see renderings of the building, ask questions, and participate in a conversation about how the new library will serve our community.  All opinions welcome!   Can't make this time? Other meetings are scheduled:  Monday, April 24 at 5 p.m. in Meeting Room B Tuesday, May 2 at 12:30 p.m. in Meeting Room B Thursday, May 11 at 11 a.m. in Meeting... Continue Reading
May
20
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM | Meeting Room A
Adults Children General Teens
Best ever sale of gently used books, music, and movies! Come today and explore. 

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