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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
Marion, IA (June 24, 2019) – The Marion Public Library hosted the City’s first ever Pride in Action event on June 22nd. Timing of this event was a great complement to the Mayor’s official proclamation of June as Pride month, read at the June 20th City Council Meeting.
Posted: Jun 25, 2019
      My Fourth of July
Posted: Jun 21, 2019
7 Books that Marion Public Library staff are loving, loathing and tolerating this Summer:   The greatest you: face reality, release negativity, and live your purpose (by Trent Shelton). Staff Rating: 4 Stars. A very good book with lots of great advice. I took the time to write down several quotes from this book. Verdict: It’s love  
Posted: Jun 18, 2019