Snippets Archive

News for April 2018

Pulitzer Medals
The 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winners were announced Monday, April 16th.  The Marion Public Library has each of these Pulitzer prize winning gems available for checkout: For Fiction: Less, by Andrew Sean Greer
Posted: Apr 30, 2018
Irish History
If you’re not ready to say good-bye to St. Patrick’s Day, say hello to Malachy McCourt’s History of Ireland.
Posted: Apr 27, 2018
The book, A Curious Beginning, is a fantastic beginning to a new mystery series by the prolific author Deanna Raybourn. Now that Victoria Speedwell's aunt and guardian has passed away, she is free to resume her world travels collecting butterflies. However, her plans quickly change, and she finds herself spending time with another natural historian, Mr. Stoker. He has charming good looks, but a cantankerous personality.
Posted: Apr 25, 2018
Matthews Trilogy
I am a new staff member in a new position at the Marion Public Library. I was thrilled when the library hired me to do marketing communications for an organization 1) I already wholeheartedly believed in and 2) in which I was already what I call an “incognito regular.” (You know, the type who dashes in, goes right to the area she knows, grabs a book or three, and races back out while tucking her library card back into an easy-to-find spot.)
Posted: Apr 20, 2018
Having a sibling with special needs can be difficult, but it can be an adventure, too. Here are two excellent chapter books about siblings who have autism.
Posted: Apr 18, 2018
You have probably heard we need to prepare our kids for STEAM careers. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics. Introducing your young children to science may seem intimidating, but the library can help. Your children can learn about science without even realizing they are learning.
Posted: Apr 17, 2018
The Sand Castle
The Sand CastleAvailable via KanopyDirected by Co HoedemanRelease Date: June 1, 1977Running Time: 13 minutesCountry: Canada|Kanopy link:
Posted: Apr 12, 2018
The Greatest Showman
I never used to think I wasn't a big fan of musicals. But the more I thought about it, I realized films like The Wizard of Oz, Mary Poppins, and all those Disney movies I grew up watching were all considered musicals!
Posted: Apr 11, 2018