eBooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines
The library has free downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines available from a variety of sources. The following services can also be downloaded as an app on your smart phone or tablet.
CloudLibrary - CloudLibrary has downloadable eBooks and audiobooks available for free.
Hoopla - Hoopla is a streaming service that offers eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and TV for free.
OverDrive and Libby - Both OverDrive and Libby provide the same services for eBooks and audiobooks but with a different look. Take a look at both and see which interface you prefer.
RBDigital - RBDigital provides access to your favorite magazines and audiobooks.
Digital Streaming Movies and TV Shows
Hoopla - Hoopla allows you to stream or download new and popular movies and TV shows for all ages.
Kanopy - Kanopy allows you to stream movies, documentaries, and foreign films.
Kanopy Kids - Kanopy Kids has movies and cartoons specifically for young library patrons and families.
Zoom Community Room Resource
Due to significant interior and exterior damages sustained during the derecho that hit Eastern Iowa on Monday, August 10th, the library is closed indefinitely. Staff are unable to provide Zoom Community Room bookings at this time.
Children and Families
TumbleBooks - Online animated and talking picture books for children.
Dial A Story - Call 319-727-8100 to access a selection of stories by phone, read by local community leaders.
K-12 At Home Learning
Brainfuse - Academic tutoring, practice tests, lessons, and academic support for free.
Explora Primary - News and academic aritcles for kids.
Explora for Students - News and academic aritcles for grades 6-12.
Khan Academy - Free website that has lessons and materials based on subject and grade level. Not affiliated with the Marion Public Library.
Marion Homeschool Assistance Program - Resources to help parents and caregivers who have chosen to be their children's primary educators.
Marion Independent School District - Up-to-date information from the school district and resources for students and families.
Linn-Mar Community School District - Up-to-date information from the school district and resources for students and families.
Lynda.com - Learn business, software, technology, and creative skills for free.
Pronunciator - Free language learning online.
Find Your Next Book
BookPage - Learn about newly published and upcoming titles from your favorite authors and new voices.
NoveList - An online tool designed to help you find your perfect book based on appeal, readalikes, and genres.
Teen Reads - Our Teen Services staff create a new book list each month based on genre.
Community and Meal Services
HACAP Mobile Food Pantry - The Mobile Food Pantry is still in operation. Check their full schedule.
Linn County Community Resources - A list of resources based on need.
Linn Area Partners Active in Disaster - Community resources for food, mental health, child care, transportation, and more.
Linn-Mar School Lunch Pick Up - A list of times and pickup locations.
Marion Independent School District - Grab & go lunches and breakfasts available.