Upcoming Events

Filter events by Section

S M T W T F S
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
31
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

May 24 to Jul 27
(All day) | The Iowa City/Cedar Rapids Corridor!
Adults Children Teens
Linn and Johnson County libraries will make reading a social activity this summer with #CorridorReads. Beginning May 24, participating libraries in the two counties will use the #CorridorReads hashtag when posting on their social media platforms with the goal of generating more engagement amongst libraries and their patrons, increasing awareness of libraries throughout the Corridor. The community is invited to use the #CorridorReads hashtag, too. Add it to photos of your favorite summer reads, lists of books you’ve checked out at your library, or a program or event you plan to... Continue Reading
Jun 01 to Jul 27
9:30 AM to 4:45 PM
Adults Children Teens
This year's summer reading program is a celebration of everything that we love at our library! Join us for fun reading challenges, crafts, games, story times, concerts and other amazing programs as we challenge our community to read, relax and ROCK!  Sign up here!
Jul 18
10:45 AM to 11:15 AM | Meeting Rooms A & B
Children
This interactive story time is geared for ages 3-5 years (little ones and big kids can come too but the materials used will be for the preschool age group!) Each session last 30 minutes and includes stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities!
Jul 18
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM | Meeting Room B
Children Teens
  Marion Public Library offers FREE Summer Meals  for anyone under 18 all summer long. Meals are served Monday - Friday, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm starting June 4th and ending August 22nd.    If you would like more information about the program, or if you would like to volunteer, please contact Children's Services Coordinator Olivia Stoner via email: ostoner@marionpubliclibrary.org or phone: 319-377-3412.
Jul 18
1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Children
Join us as we explore static electricity with our hair-raising Van de Graaf generator! Learn about the amazing science behind light with our refraction demonstration! Be a lab assistant and help us demonstrate our Fantastic Foam Finale! See you there scientists!
Jul 18
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM | Meeting Rooms A + B
Teens
Hang with friends at this drop-in space just for high schoolers. Play with Google Cardboard virtual reality goggles, get into gaming or craft some creations, eat pizza and popcorn, and more. This program is for incoming 9th-12th graders only!
Jul 18
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM | Conference Room
Adults
Our Evening 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 weekly. 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.or with questions.
Jul 19
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, and our historical newspapers. Everyone is welcome! Contact Jo at the library at jpearson@cityofmarion.org with questions.

Pages