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Upcoming Events

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 23
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Children General
Join us for a fun, unstructered social play time for you and your youngest children! This event is sponsored by our wonderful friends at Wit's End Coffeehouse in Marion; they provide delicious, fresh-brewed coffee for the grown-ups to enjoy while they children socialize with others and play with our age-appropriate early literacy toys. This program is drop-in so no sign-up is required!
Feb 23
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM | Meeting Room A
Teens
We’ve got a space set aside just for teens every Tuesday and Friday from 3-4 p.m. Do homework, hang out with friends, or just relax. It’s your space—make it what you want it to be!
Feb 23
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Meeting Room A
General Teens
  Every Friday, we’ve got a new Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math-related activity just for teens. This is a drop-in program: come when you can and leave when you want! Special Events: Friday, March 23, 3:30-4:30pm: Rockwell Roadshow
Feb 24
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM | Lobby
Adults General Teens
Each Saturday morning, at least on City Council member spends some time in the library's lobby, ready to chat with you about City issues and questions. Please stop by and share your thoughts and opinions! 
Feb 26
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
This class will teach an evidence-based, easy to learn and effective parenting program for parents of children ages 18 months to 5 years. 1-2-3 Magic offers strategies for parents to manage their children’s challenging behaviors. This workshop focuses on more action and less talk, parents will work together with the PEC facilitator to determine the areas of concern and establish action steps. Each workshop will begin with a family meal, followed by a parent-child activity and ending with an hour-long parent workshop. Childcare is provided nearby during the parent workshop. This workshop... Continue Reading
Feb 27
10:00 AM to 10:20 AM | Meeting Rooms A & B
Children General
This interactive story time is geared for ages 18 months to 3 years (little ones and big kids can come too but the materials used will be for the toddler age group!) Each session last 20 minutes and includes stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities!
Feb 27
10:45 AM to 11:15 AM
Children General
We're learning about perspective! Just like today's story and famous works of art, our own art projects will show how things look from above. 

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