Nov 19 to Jan 19
Adults Children Teens
Have some games and puzzles gathering dust on your shelves? Bring in what you have (all pieces, please) and swap it out for something new! We'll kick things off from 6:30-7:30 on 11/19 and keep things going throughout these cold winter months.
Jan 16 to Sep 30
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
Caregiver grief is its own kind of grief. It can start long before a caregiver's loved one has passed. Come learn more about caregiver grief and get suggestions for ways caregivers can cope with the grief inherent in long-term caregiving. Presented by Berlinda Owens of Marion Public Library (Certified life and grief coach, former owner of Illuminate Life & Grief Coaching, LLC) in partnership with Vicki Finkstein and Kathy Good of the Family Caregivers Center of Mercy.
Come to listen, snack, or share what’s on your mind in this no pressure, judgement-free zone. Open to all middle and high schoolers.
Each Saturday morning, at least one City Council member will be in the library's lobby, ready to chat with you about City issues and questions. Please stop by and share your thoughts and opinions! On Farmer's Market dates, Council members will be at the market instead of the library: September 1: Taube Park September 29: Fall Marion Market (on Swamp Fox Weekend)
Adults Children Teens
We ask that you have some experience since the program will be a jam session and not a lesson. Ukulele Jam sessions going forward will be held once a month on the third Sunday at 3pm. There are instruments available to use for those of you who do not own a ukulele but we encourage those that have one to bring theirs along. All ages are welcome to attend, but children under the age of 10 will need an adult present.
Do you love the old classic movies? Want to share your love with others over coffee and donuts? Join us for Movie Monday: Classics, Coffee, & Donuts. On the 3rd Monday morning of each month, we'll show a classic film and program sponsor Humana provides coffee and donuts.
Register in advance! Here is the January menu. This new and innovative cafe' will feature a menu with dishes ranging from turkey and mashed potatoes to pasta and tacos. You are bound to find something to satisfy your taste buds! Programming will be included following lunch (e.g., chronic disease self-management workshops, Tai Chi, stepping on, water aerobics, nutrition counseling, games & socialization, much more!). Encore Cafe' is your one-stop shop for nutrition, health education, and socialization time with friends! Suggested fee for lunch is $5 for those age 60+ and $... Continue Reading