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Upcoming Events

Sep
01 to 30
(All day) | Lobby
Adults Children General Teens
Thousands of individuals in Eastern Iowa are in need of a warm winter coat. To serve this need, KCRG-TV9 volunteers and our Show You Care sponsors work to collect and distribute new and gently used coats each fall. Coats in sizes infant through adult are donated at locations throughout Eastern Iowa, collected and cleaned by Citywide Cleaners in Cedar Rapids, and are then distributed to the children who need them by area family service organizations and volunteers. Through our 25 years of collecting and distributing Coats For Kids, many more kids will stay warm each winter as a result of the... Continue Reading
Sep to Oct
05 to 31
(All day) | Friends Book Store and Fall Book Sale
Adults General
The Friends are selling 2018 Book Lover's calendars! The calendars are for sale in the bookstore and will also be available for sale at the fall book sale September 29-October 1. Each calendar is just $10.00: a different book is featured for every day of the year. The calendars make great gifts for all the book lovers on your Holiday gift list! (Don’t forget to get one for yourself.)
Sep
26
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!
Sep
26
10:45 AM to 11:15 AM | Meeting Room A
Children General
Join us as our friends at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art presents a fun and educational art class for ages 3-5!  Big Mouth! Starting with a silly book about a frog with a BIG mouth, you'll make a funny pop-up picture of your own mouth that opens as big as you want!
Sep
26
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
Sep
26
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Meeting Room A
General Teens
Every Tuesday we’ll be traveling the world through the Marion Public Library! Come to Anime Club at its new time: the first Tuesday of every month. Stop by for Language Club on the second Tuesday of every month to pick up some new language skills and watch foreign films. Join us on the remaining Tuesdays for crafts, food, and special guests. Special Guests: To be announced! Anime Club: October 3 November 7 December 5
Sep
26
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM | Meeting Room B
Adults General
The Friends of the Marion Library Board of Directors meets monthly except December on the fourth Tuesday at 6:45. These meetings are open to all Friends members and to the public! Stop in and get involved! 
Sep
27
10:45 AM to 11:15 AM | Meeting Rooms A & B
Children General
This interactive story time is geared for ages 3-5 years (little ones and big kids can come too but the materials used will be for the preschool age group!) Each session last 30 minutes and includes stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities!

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