Live Support

UPCOMING HOURS: MPL will open at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 16.

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Programs & Events

Staff Picks

And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle

This is technically a biography on Abraham Lincoln, but shines a light on his more “human” struggles and how they made him a great leader.

Patron Services

Staff Picks

A History of What Comes Next

A sci-fi thriller about the rocket race between America and Nazi Germany that mixes what we know about the space race with edge-of-your-seat science fiction.

Collection Development

Staff Picks

Viking in Love

Read about Stig’s funny attempts at wooing and find out if he ever overcomes his fear of the sea!


Staff Picks

In Every Generation

The author has taken on a universe in “Buffy” and fans need to seek it out. I really enjoyed it!


 Our Mission:

Be the spark that lights the way for imagination, growth, and education in our community.

The Next Chapter Podcast

The Marion Public Library’s podcast about new releases, building updates, programming and events and the occasional special guest.

Pride Month Activities

Pride Month at MPL

To celebrate Pride Month, MPL will host the following activities/programs:

  • Pride Button Making will be held on Monday, June 5 and Friday, June 23 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Creative Commons.
  • Pride Month book tables can be found on the main level of the library near the gardening section, and on the second level of the library near the Reference Desk.

On Monday, July 4th, we will be CLOSED in observance of Independence Day.