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Upcoming Events

Jan 16 to Sep 30
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM | This is online at join.bethematch.org/MarionLibrary through September 30, 2019
There is a cure for blood cancer and it’s YOU! Leukemia and Lymphoma, along with more than 70 other cancers and diseases, are curable by a stem cell or bone marrow transplant. Hunter and Reid, who were both diagnosed with Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome, are among the 70% of patients who don’t have a matched donor in their family. Patients like Hunter and Reid need an unrelated, volunteer donor for a chance at life. Out of 500 donors who join the registry, only 1 will match a patient in need but you could be that one. Donating stem cells is easier than you think, it’s like donating plasma!   Learn... Continue Reading
Feb 01 to Feb 28
12:45 PM | Marion Public Library
Adults Children Teens
How to Share Your Love for us:  Make your own valentine & coloring sheets available in the Children's Department (Through 2/15) Bookmark making activity for all ages located by the Info Desk Use our Snapchat filter or Facebook profile frame and use these: #sharethelove and #ilovempl Stop by one of our February programs-details on the Events Calendar Tell us what you love: send a photo or note to mpl-marketing@marionpubliclibrary.org or fill out one of the notes in the lobby
Feb 21
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM | Conference Room
Adults
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, Fold3, and our historical newspapers. Everyone is welcome! Contact Madeline at the library at mjarvis@marionpubliclibrary.org with questions.
Feb 21
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM | Rooms A & B
Children
Join us for a fun and social story time geared especially for children ages 0-18 months. We'll read a story and then do bounces and songs to get your baby's mind and body working. We'll then allow everyone to wind down and socialize while playing with fun early literacy toys. This program usually runs about 15-30 minutes.   
Feb 21
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM | Meeting Room B
Adults
Our enthusiastic Scrabble players meet year-round, rain or shine. They love to get new competitors. All ages and skill levels welcome!
Feb 21
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Meeting Room A
Teens
Gear up for some friendly competition at the Marion Public Library! We've got Fortnite and Mario Kart for Nintendo Switch, plus an XBox 360 and Nintendo Wii. We also have awesome board games like Exploding Kittens, Splendor, and more. Want to play Dungeons & Dragons (5th edition)? We've got materials for you to run your own game. Come ready to play.    This program is for 5th - 12th graders only! For other activities the whole family can enjoy together, check out our weekly Family Time program at the library every Monday from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Feb 21
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM | Marion City Hall, 1225 6th Ave
Adults
Council meets in work sesson the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 4:00 in Council Chambers at City Hall. Regular session meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the Thursday following each work session. The meeting schedule may change if the scheduled meeting falls on a holiday. Visit the City's website for additional information about the City Council. 
Feb 21
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM | Conference Room
Adults
"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! 

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