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Adults General Teens
Jennifer Wilson, author of the 2014 Linn Area Reads selection Running Away to Home, will speak in the beautiful new Whipple Auditorium at the Cedar Rapids Library on Saturday, March 29. You can learn more about Wilson and her wonderful book at the program website. Be sure to register to attend Jennifer's presentation! We are so looking forward to sharing her experiences with everyone who has been enjoying reading her book this spring!
Posted: Mar 17, 2014
Adults General Teens
This program has been cancelled.
Posted: Mar 10, 2014
Children General
Your kids have the chance to vote for their favorite Bridge to Reading Picture Book Award nominee!
Posted: Mar 5, 2014
Adults General
The SCORE Small Business workshop scheduled for this evening, Thursday, February 20, here at the library has been cancelled due to weather concerns. It will be rescheduled for April 3. 
Posted: Feb 20, 2014
Adults General
Most of the major federal tax forms and booklets have finally arrived and we have them available in the library lobby. Stop in and pick up what you need. The State of Iowa does not send forms to libraries anymore; we can print those for you, but will need to charge. We have a handout available to help you get Iowa forms. Thanks for your patience! 
Posted: Feb 10, 2014
Adults General Teens
We are pleased to announce that the 2014 selection for Linn Area Reads is Running Away to Home: Our Family’s Journey to Croatia in Search of Who We Are, Where We Came From, and What Really Matters, by Jennifer Wilson. Linn Area Reads is our annual reading program that encourages everyone in the Linn Country metro area to read and discuss the same book.
Posted: Feb 9, 2014
Adults General
The Marion Library Board of Trustees has scheduled a special meeting on Wednesday, January 29 beginning at 5:00 p.m. This is a renovation and expansion planning meeting and will address the question: "Where do we go from here?" The public is welcome to attend. 
Posted: Jan 22, 2014
Adults Children General Teens
Sign up online for winter reading programs for babies, children, teens, and adults. Get more details about each program at the appropriate program webpages.   
Posted: Jan 6, 2014