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Upcoming Events

Oct 20
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM | Lobby
Adults General Teens
Each Saturday morning, at least on City Council member spends some time in the library's lobby, ready to chat with you about City issues and questions. Please stop by and share your thoughts and opinions! 
Oct 22
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM | Meeting Room A
Adults General
Chat, craft, and connect – stop by our new monthly craft morning!  Bring a project to work on or try the craft of the month.
Oct 22
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM | Meeting Room A
Adults General
This new and innovative cafe' will feature a menu with dishes ranging from turkey and mashed potatoes to pasata 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!  In addition to the library's Cafe' on Mondays and Fridays, programming continues at Lowe Park on Wednesdays and... Continue Reading
Oct 23
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
Oct 23
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!
Oct 24
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM | Conference Room
Adults General
Our Evening 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 weekly. 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.or with questions.
Oct 25
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM | Conference Room
Adults General
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.
Oct 25
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM | Meeting Room B
Adults Children General Teens
Our enthusiastic Scrabble players meet year-round, rain or shine. They love to get new competitors. All ages and skill levels welcome!

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