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Upcoming Events

Dec
14
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM | Conference Room
Adults General
Our Morning Genealogy Junkies group provides an opportunity for anyone interested in genealogy to get together with peers to learn and to share research tips and tricks. The group meets on Thursday morning each week. Bring a laptop or tablet computer, or check out one of the library's laptops from the Information Desk. Explore our online resources such as Ancestry.com, HeritageQuest, and our historical newspapers. Everyone is welcome! Contact Jo at the library at jpearson@cityofmarion.org with questions.
Dec
14
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM | Meeting Room A
Children General
Join us for a fun and social story time geared especially for children ages 0-18 months. We read a story and then do bounces and songs to get your baby's mind and body working and then allow everyone to wind down and socialize while playing with fun early literacy toys. Program usually runs 15-30 minutes!
Dec
14
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM | Conference Room
Adults Children General Teens
Our enthusiastic Scrabble players meet year-round, rain or shine. They love to get new competitors. All ages and skill levels welcome! 
Dec
14
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Meeting Room A
Children General
Join us for a free-build program with Legos, Duplos and Bionicles! Use your creativity to build a masterpiece and we'll display it for the month in the children's department!
Dec
14
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM | Conference Room
Adults Children General Teens
"Knot" your average knitting group. All ages and skill levels welcome. Exchange ideas, patterns, yarn, and needles. Knit Wits meets on Thursday evenings. Come share your “purls” of wisdom! 
Dec
15
9:00 AM to 10:00 PM | Barnes & Noble Cedar Rapids
Adults Children General Teens
Mention the Marion Public Library when you check out from Barnes & Noble’s Cedar Rapids store on Friday, December 15, and a percentage of your purchase cost will be donated to the library! Thanks for patronizing Barnes & Noble today and supporting the library. Visit our Friends group at the store while you’re in: they will be gift-wrapping for a goodwill donation throughout the day.   Use the online code 12182374 from December 16-20 as you shop the B&N website to benefit the library! 
Dec
15
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!
Dec
15
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Meeting Room A
General Teens
Every Friday, we’ve got a new Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math-related activity just for teens! Special Events: Writing Workshop for Teens - Friday, November 17th

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