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We've received some great feedback about our September Extended Access Hours. We'll overlay your thoughts with some additional data points. We'll then be making a recommendation to our Board regarding next steps on October 14th.  In the meantime, we will be resuming our normal operating hours during the weekdays and will open at 9:30 AM. 
Posted: Sep 30, 2019
The Marion Public Library will extend hours in the month of September in celebration of National Library Card Sign-up Month. The Library will open on at 8:00 AM on weekdays throughout the month.   During this time, patrons will be able to: pick up holds, browse, check out materials using the self-check machine, search for materials using the online card catalog, return materials, access public computers, use printer/copier services, send faxes and access the DOT kiosk.  During this time, those who don’t have a library card will be able to sign up for one, too.  
Posted: Aug 26, 2019
As of August 23rd, the library has issused an RFQ for construction management.  For further details, please see this document:  cm_rfq_2019-mpl_v.1.pdf
Posted: Aug 26, 2019
  Stay By Bobbie Pyron Katherine Tegen $16.99 ISBN 9780062839220 Published 08/13/2019 Ages 8 to 12
Posted: Aug 19, 2019
  The Whisperer By Karin Fossum
Posted: Aug 9, 2019
Never Have I Ever By Joshilyn Jackson William Morrow $26.99 ISBN 9780062855312 Published 07/30/2019
Posted: Aug 5, 2019
Brave Not Perfect by Reshma Saujani. Kelly says, “A good book for women to own their worthiness but not perfection.” Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg. Kimberly says, “An interesting read but it would be the best fit for a working woman with a family.” The Poison Thread by Laura Purcell. Kelly says, “A chilling tale of a woman who believes she has the power to hurt with the garments she sews. A story of loss and the strength of a woman who has gone through suffering.”
Posted: Jul 30, 2019
Posted: Jul 29, 2019