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Upcoming Events

Jun 24
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Meeting Room A
Teens
Dungeons & Dragons is an epic combination of storytelling, teamwork and rolling dice. This group is for incoming 9th-12th graders. Come for any or all sessions.  Beginners are welcome and all materials will be on hand, including premade character sheets. Feel free to bring your own dice set and character. REGISTRATION ENCOURAGED: https://marionpubliclibrary.org/summer-reading-program-dd-high-schoolers
Jun 24
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Meeting Room B
Teens
THIS SESSION IS FULL. Click the registration link below to sign up for Session 2 or Session 3. Dungeons & Dragons is an epic combination of storytelling, teamwork and rolling dice. It's about creating a character, then making choices as your character. You'll work with a group to achieve goals and will be guided by the Game Master or Dungeon Master, who serve as the world's narrator and referee of rules.  This group is for incoming 6th-8th graders. Throughout June and July, we'll be offering 2-day roleplay game sessions for middle schoolers! Based on when you sign up and are available,... Continue Reading
Jun 24
4:45 PM to 5:15 PM | Conference Room
Adults Teens
You are invited to provide input and feedback on the library. Thoughts about the collection, programs, facility and role of the library in our city are welcome. This is a great time to share, participate in open conversation and be sure your voice is heard. If you don’t know about all the services the library has to offer, this is also a great time to stop in and ask a question. This is an ongoing session held the fourth Monday of each month from 4:45-5:15PM at the Marion Public Library, 1095 6th Avenue, Marion, Iowa 52302. A member from the Marion Public Library leadership team will be on... Continue Reading
Jun 24
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM | Meeting Room
Children
Go ahead and get those pajamas on, and bring your cozy blankets and the entire family in for some sleepytime stories.  Author Liz Haske will be our special storytime guest, reading some of her books to us.           
Jun 25
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 25
10:45 AM to 11:15 AM | Meeting Room A
Children
May 28: Wild Blue Yonder. Come adventuring with us today! Who knows where your imagination could take you...The big blue sky? The deep blue sea? Off we go!    June 25: Doodlebugs Sing the Blues. Blues music and art go perfectly together. Join us for some silly music and a silly art project to take home!   July 30: The Hue of Blue, Part 2. Where is blue hiding? We'll do some science experiments to uncover many of the ways blue is used where you wouldn't expect it.    August 27: Picasso's Blue Period. Many famous artists have gone through a "blue period" when they mostly used bue colors. We'll... Continue Reading
Jun 25
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM | Thomas Park
Children
  Join us at Thomas Park for an outdoor storytime on Summer Tuesday mornings. 
Jun 25
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.   

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