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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
This is great news about Marion Public Library staff member, Shanel Slater!   For Immediate ReleaseMon, 07/22/2019 Contact: Nichole O'Connor Program Officer
Posted: Jul 26, 2019
Amanda Recommends: The Mapmaker’s Apprentice and The Apothecary’s Poison by C.J. Archer The Mapmaker’s Apprentice: This book follows the Watchmaker’s Daughter. We learn more about the London guilds and their efforts to thwart craftsmen who are magical. The search for Chronos also continues and we learn more about Matt and India’s past. A good second book in the Glass and Steele series.
Posted: Jul 25, 2019
The Marion Public Library Board of Trustees has approved the Katz parking lot as the site for the new library building. The City Council recently approved a resolution of support for an 18-million-dollar Library Building project. This resolution set in motion the Library Board of Trustees decision regarding the location.   
Posted: Jul 25, 2019
Posted: Jul 22, 2019
MPL Staff tell all about 10 Summer Favorites Sting-Ray Afternoons (by Steve Rushin). Curtis Says: It feels like someone else wrote your autobiography—if you existed in the 1970’s and the mid-west was your universe. Awesome memory overload, and great humor too! The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek (by Kim Michele Richardson). Kelly says: My favorite read of this summer so far! This story reminds me of one woman’s determination to bring reading, literacy and the library to the less fortunate no matter what the personal cost.
Posted: Jul 2, 2019