What is the mixed-use library project and where did the idea come from? When considering the future of library service for Marion, the Library Board of Trustees identified three basic needs:
News for Adults
When we partnered with Ryan Companies to plan a new mixed-use facility for Uptown Marion we developed three goals: Build a flexible library space to meet 21st century library needs – one capable of quickly adapting to change; Make the Library the centerpiece of Uptown Marion’s identity and future – take advantage of our traffic and turn it into activity that drives economic development; and Add taxable value to the community that will contribute to future funding. We’re now taking the next steps to achieve these goals.
Posted: Apr 14, 2015
A Step Closer to Another Imagine8 Goal
Posted: Feb 4, 2015
A couple of weeks ago an enthusiastic crowd of people filled the newly renovated Giving Tree Theater to witness the unveiling of Marion’s branding direction. Guided by a team of community representatives and based on months of planning and community research, Roger Brooks International was looking for a way to help us define a unique identity for Marion.
Posted: Jan 27, 2015
Come into the library between April 5 and April 12 and play Dash for the Stash! This Money Smart Week program will award a $1000 IRA to one lucky winner! Come in, find the four posters, learn from them about investing, and scan the QR codes on your phone to answer quiz questions. (There are web addresses for playing on your computer or other mobile device, too.) You get two chances to win for each correct answer!
Posted: Apr 4, 2014
Adults Children Teens
We expected our computer upgrade to take a couple of days -- but it went really smoothly (thanks to the IT staff at the Cedar Rapids Library). We're back up and ready for you. Stop in if you need to get to your email or access the internet. And thanks for your patience as we work to serve you better.
Posted: Apr 1, 2014