The Marion Public Library is now OPEN at 1064 7th Ave in Uptown Marion

The Marion Public Library will be open for limited services including holds-pickup and use of technology stations by appointment at our NEW location, 1064 7th Ave in Uptown Marion.

We are excited to welcome the community back into our new building but will still be focused on the safety of the public and our staff. Individuals must be at least 16 years old to book an appointment. Individuals under 16 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver. Appointments can be made by using the link above. In regards to your holds-pickup, please call (319) 377-3412 to see if your materials are ready for pickup. Please do not show up without calling ahead.
All people over the age of 2 will be required to wear masks per CDC guidelines and sanitize hands. The library will provide a mask to anyone who does not have one for their appointment.
Please do not come into the Library if you or a member of your household are feeling ill or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the last 2 weeks.
A Library Fund has been set up through the Marion Public Library Foundation. These funds will support the continuation of library services. Click here to support the Library.


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Upcoming Events

Sep 23
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Uptown Artway
Children Teens
Sep 24
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Lowe Park
Sep 25
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Sep 30
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Uptown Artway
Children Teens

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