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Upcoming Events

Sep
25
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM | Meeting Room A & B
Adults Children General
Registration is full. 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline Marion Public Library1095 6th Ave.Marion, Iowa 52302Monday evenings 5:30-7:30 pmSeptember 11th-October 16th   1-2-3 Magic Effective Discipline for Children is an evidence-based, easy to learn and effective parenting program for parents of children ages 18 months to 5 years. 1-2-3 Magic offers strategies for parents to manage their children’s challenging behaviors. This workshop focuses on more action and less talk, parents will work together with the PEC facilitator to determine the areas of concern and establish action steps. Each... Continue Reading
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!
Sep
27
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Meeting Room A
General Teens
Gear up for some friendly competition every Wednesday at the Marion Public Library! We've got Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros Brawl, and Minecraft, as well as some awesome new board games like Codenames, Splendor, Mysterium, Forbidden Island, and more. Come ready to play!

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