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:
In May we’ll take another step forward in the planning process for our new library.
Posted: Apr 27, 2015
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
We've got something going on just about every day the week of March 16 - 20, from a Learn to Code class to movies.
Posted: Mar 3, 2015
The American Library Association has announced new award books for 2015! If you're looking for something new to read, check out the updated Printz Award books, given for excellence in teen fiction. Starting to feel like you're outgrowing the YA section a little, or just looking for a new challenge? Try the Alex Awards, a list of adult books that are also great for teens. And check out the Teen area for our display of Rainbow List Books, suggested fiction and non-fiction that has GLBTQ characters.
Posted: Feb 16, 2015
Just one week left for the Teen Winter Reading Program! Turn in your logs by Friday, February 13 to get your maximum chances to win one of the grand prizes! And don't forget about the party this Saturday the 14th at 1:30. We'll decorate cookies and draw for the grand prizes!
Posted: Feb 9, 2015
Adults Children General
A Step Closer to Another Imagine8 Goal
Posted: Feb 4, 2015