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Upcoming Events

Apr 24
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM | Conference Room
Adults General
Food for Thought is the library's longest-standing book club. Meetings are held at noon on the 4th Tuesday of the month from March through October; in May the group meets at the Kettel House Bakery. Discussion leaders are Elizabeth Belden, Voanne Hansen, and Mary Klingler. Everyone is welcome to join this dedicated group and to spend a lunch hour talking about books!  2018 Topics April 24 - The Newbery Awards for Children's Literature May 22 - All Iowa Reads (Boys in the Bunkhouse, by Dan Barry) or Linn Area Reads (Behold the Dreamers, by Imbolo Mbue). We'll meet, eat, and discuss at the... Continue Reading
Apr 24
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! (There will be no Teen Space on Friday, May 4th--instead, come see cool graphic novels and comic books starting at 4pm! Click here for more information.)
Apr 24
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Meeting Room A
General Teens
Every Tuesday we’ll be traveling the world through the Marion Public Library! Come to Anime Club the first Tuesday of every month. Join us on the remaining Tuesdays for crafts, food, and special guests. This is a drop-in program: come when you can and leave when you want! Special Programs: [coming soon] Anime Club: Tuesday, April 3 - 4:00pm-5:30pm Tuesday, May 1 - 4:00pm-5:30pm
Apr 24
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM | Meeting Room A
Adults General
The Friends of the Marion Library Board of Directors meets monthly except December on the fourth Tuesday at 6:45. These meetings are open to all Friends members and to the public! Stop in and get involved!
Apr 24
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM | Meeting Room A
Adults General
Iowa’s delectable cuisine is quintessentially Midwestern, grounded in its rich farming heritage and spiced with diverse ethnic influences. Dig in as author and lifelong Iowan Darcy Dougherty Maulsby serves up Iowa’s tastiest traditions. From the chili-and-cinnamon-rolls phenomenon to Maid-Rites to the moveable feast known as RAGBRAI, discover the remarkable stories behind Iowa classics and savor a smorgasbord of other unique Iowa food traditions with Darcy's fun, interactive program. Relish the tantalizing tidbits you missed in history class!
Apr 25
10:45 AM to 11:15 AM | Meeting Rooms A & B
Children General
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!
Apr 25
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Meeting Room A
General Teens
Gear up for some friendly competition every Wednesday at the Marion Public Library! We've got Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros Brawl, and Minecraft, as well as some new board games like SuperFight, Betrayal at House on the Hill, and more. This is a drop-in program: come when you can and leave when you want!
Apr 25
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM | Meeting Room B
General Teens
Whether you've never played before or have conquered many campaigns, roleplay games are fun, immersive experiences that explore narratives, build teamwork, and shape stories with dice. To join our Teen Pathfinder Club, register via this form and Rachel will contact you.

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