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Adults General
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 General 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 General 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 General 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
Adults General
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
Children General
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
Adults Children General Teens
Planning on doing some Christmas shopping this year? Include us in your plans! Mention Marion Public Library as you check out at Barnes & Noble on November 30, and we get a percentage of the sale! Visit your favorite librarians at our table morning or afternoon on the 30th. Need some ideas for gift-giving (or just yourself)? Ask us for book recommendations and make a bonus bookmark. Also, our Friends group will be gift-wrapping for free!
Posted: Nov 26, 2013
Adults Children General Teens
Celebrate International Games Day with hundreds of libraries across the country and around the world. We'll have a Yu-Gi-Oh! expert doing three demonstration sessions at 10:00, 12:00 and 2:00, so stop by and pick up some tips to improve your game. Or, play board games, including new games Tapple, Cross Ways, and Square Shooters. The meeting room will be open all day, so try a new game or play an old favorite. Game on!
Posted: Nov 6, 2013