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Upcoming Events

Aug 16
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.
Aug 16
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM | Meeting Room A
Children
Join us for a fun and social story time geared especially for children ages 0-18 months. We read a story and then do bounces and songs to get your baby's mind and body working and then allow everyone to wind down and socialize while playing with fun early literacy toys. Program usually runs 15-30 minutes!
Aug 16
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.    This program is provided by Horizons. 
Aug 16
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!
Aug 16
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. 
Aug 16
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM | Meeting Rooms A + B
Teens
Headed to Marion by Moonlight? Hanging out at the Uptown Getdown? Cool off for a bit and stop by the library for a hands-on, teens-only activity. We'll be making candy sushi, playing minute-to-win-it games, coding robots, crafting Harry Potter wands, and more. This program is for incoming 6th - 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.
Aug 16
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! 
Aug 17
10:00 AM to 10:20 AM | Meeting Rooms A & B
Children
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!

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