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Upcoming Events

Jun 20
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM | Children's Area
Children
Drop by every Thursday in June & July for some make and take crafts in the Children's Area. Suitable for all ages. 
Jun 20
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. 
Jun 20
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Teens
Teens-only activities, crafts, and challenges! Families are welcome at our Family Drop-In from 5-6pm in the children's area. 6/6: Harry Potter: Trivia and Wand-Making 6/13: Turing Tumble Challenge 6/20: DIY Pop Sockets 6/27: Index Card Tower Challenge 7/11: Coloring 7/18: Games 7/25: Open Craft Time 8/1: Off-Key Karaoke 8/8: Virtual Reality (Bring your own smart phone if you have one!) 8/15: Games 8/22: DIY Squishies
Jun 20
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! 
Jun 21
10:00 AM to 10:20 AM | Meeting Room
Children
This interactive story time is geared for ages 18 months to 3 years (little ones and big kids are welcome, too). Each session will last 20 minutes and include stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities.   
Jun 21
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM | Meeting Room
Adults
    Register in advance! Here is the June 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
Jun 21
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM | Mon/Fri: Children's Area, Tues-Thurs: Meeting Room
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 beginning on June 10th. Please note no meals will be served on Thursday, July 4th.    If you would like more information about the program, or if you would like to volunteer, please contact Children's and Family Services Manager, Olivia Stoner via email: ostoner@marionpubliclibrary.org or phone: 319-377-3412.    This program is provided by Horizons.   
Jun 21
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Teens
6/21Star Wars: Come geek out with fellow Star Wars fans as we play games, make crafts, and watch the movies. 7/5It's Written in the Stars: Embrace your inner stargazer in this program where we will create simple astrological star charts and explore their meanings.  7/12Hawk Eyes on Science: Join us for some hands-on physics and astronomy demonstrations with Hawk Eyes on Science and Hawkeyes in Space from the University of Iowa! Interactive topics will include Electricity and Magnetism, Communications, Optics, Space Physics, and Superconductivity. 7/19Doctor Who: Come geek out with fellow... Continue Reading

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