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Upcoming Events

Jun to Jul
01 to 28
(All day) | Various
Adults General
  Build a better world at the Marion Public Library! The adult summer reading program runs June 1-July 28. Register for the free program online here or at the registration computer available at the Information Desk. Earn prizes and enjoy free programs. 
Jul
24
10:00 AM to 11:15 AM | Meeting Rooms A&B
General Teens
Join us on the 2nd and 4th Mondays this summer! Build bridges, program robots, make YouTube videos, and more! No registration is required. June 12th: Building Bridges with Polybridge June 26th: Beginning Programming with Lego Mindstorms EV3 July 10th: YouTube July 24th: Bottle Flipping And on Monday, July 31st, join us to learn more about Solar Eclipses! A very nearly total solar eclipse will be visible from Iowa this August, and we're excited to offer some special programming for this rare event.
Jul
24
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM | Meeting Rooms A & B
Children General
Jul
24
3:00 PM to 5:30 PM | Meeting Rooms A&B
General Teens
Are you going to be in high school this fall? Ever wanted to build a robot? Now's your chance! We’re looking for fifteen teens to build and program robots using LEGO® Mindstorms® technology. Starting July 1st, stop by the Information Desk to pick up an application or fill one out ONLINE. Registration is limited!
Jul
25
10:00 AM to 10:20 AM | Meeting Rooms A & B
Children General
This interactive story time is geared for ages 18 months to 3 years (little ones and big kids can come too but the materials used will be for the toddler age group!) Each session last 20 minutes and includes stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities!
Jul
25
10:45 AM to 11:15 AM | Meeting Room A & B
Children General
Doodlebugs: It’s a Monster! Join us as our friends at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art presents a fun and educational art class for ages 3-5!  Turn blobs of paint into monsters after some inspiration from a very silly story about goofy monsters.
Jul
25
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM | Meeting Rooms A & B
Children General
Jul
25
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM | Conference Room
Adults General
Food for Thought is the library's longest-standing book club. Meetings are held at noon on the 4th Tuesday of the month from March through October; in May the group meets at the Kettel House Bakery. Discussion leaders are Elizabeth Belden, Voanne Hansen, and Maryh Klingler. Everyone is welcome to join this dedicated group and to spend a lunch hour talking about books!  2017 Topics March 28 - My Best Books of 2016 April 25 - 75 Best Books of the Past 75 Years May 23 - All Iowa Reads (Bottomland, by Michele Hoover) or Linn Area Reads (A Wrestling Life, by Dan Gable). We'll meet, eat, and... Continue Reading

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