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Most of the major federal tax forms and booklets have finally arrived and we have them available in the library lobby. Stop in and pick up what you need. The State of Iowa does not send forms to libraries anymore; we can print those for you, but will need to charge. We have a handout available to help you get Iowa forms. Thanks for your patience! 
Posted: Feb 10, 2014
Adults Teens
We are pleased to announce that the 2014 selection for Linn Area Reads is Running Away to Home: Our Family’s Journey to Croatia in Search of Who We Are, Where We Came From, and What Really Matters, by Jennifer Wilson. Linn Area Reads is our annual reading program that encourages everyone in the Linn Country metro area to read and discuss the same book.
Posted: Feb 9, 2014
The Marion Library Board of Trustees has scheduled a special meeting on Wednesday, January 29 beginning at 5:00 p.m. This is a renovation and expansion planning meeting and will address the question: "Where do we go from here?" The public is welcome to attend. 
Posted: Jan 22, 2014
Adults Children Teens
Sign up online for winter reading programs for babies, children, teens, and adults. Get more details about each program at the appropriate program webpages.   
Posted: Jan 6, 2014
Adults Teens
Join us for our free eReader Help Sessions this month to learn how to download library ebooks to your digital devices! Bring your devices and their cords, and your questions -- our professional staff will do their best to get you up and reading! Sessions in February are scheduled on these dates: Thursday, February 6 at 1p.m. Tuesday, February 11 at 3 p.m. Friday, February 14 at 10 a.m. Monday, February 17at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 18 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 26at 3 p.m.  
Posted: Jan 2, 2014
Adults Children Teens
The library will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We will open again for regular hours on Thursday, December 26. The library will close early on New Year's Eve, at 2 p.m. But don't forget to come to our Noon Year's Eve program at 11 a.m.! The library will also be closed on New Year's Day and open again for regular hours on Thursday, January 2.
Posted: Dec 23, 2013
Join us this Thursday, December 12 at 6 p.m. for "Estate Planning: Who Gets the Leftovers and How?" This program is about planning for the inevitable, the eight key steps to estate planning. If you have anything left to give after you’re gone, you want to do it as smoothly and efficiently as possible, and you don't want to cause family breakups or make Uncle Sam rich. Free of charge and presented by professionals from Principal Financial. 
Posted: Dec 9, 2013
Families are invited to the library during Marion's Christmas in the Park community celebration on Friday, December 6 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Come in and warm up, make cinnamon dough ornaments, browse the Library Friends' Holiday book and media sale, and enjoy holiday music from our ever-popular tuba ensemble!
Posted: Dec 5, 2013