Marion County Library

Upcoming Events


'Tween the Pages

Students in grades 5-8 are invited to join our new middle school book club! We’ll be meeting Monday, October 23 at 3:30 pm to discuss The One and Only Ivan by K. A. Applegate. Stop by the front desk to check out a copy today!


Awesome Readers Club

Our teen book club is back! We’ll be meeting Monday, October 23 at 5 pm to discuss Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky. Stop by to pick up a copy today!


Family Fun Halloween

The pumpkins are grinning because it’s that time of year again! The Marion County Public Library will be hosting our annual Halloween event Friday October 27 from 6:10-7:30pm. The spooky fun of a carnival style games, Haunted House, costume contest, crafts and more all await you through the doors creaky doors. Games and activities will be from 6 pm to 7 pm, followed immediately by the costume contest winner announcements and the annual puppet show “Halloweeniefied RETURNS” The event is free and open to the public. We’ll see BOO at the library!


Van Gogh & Goodies

Carol will be hosting Van Gogh and Goodies this month featuring “Fall Rock Painting.” Grab a rock and join us for a creative and relaxing evening with friends; Monday, October 23 at 5 pm.


Snacking on Books

Middle school students are invited to join us for an afterschool snack and rock painting this month. We'll discuss what you're reading, paint some rocks, and enjoy an after-school snack together; Tuesday, October 24 at 2:45 pm.


Friends Book Sale

With cooler weather coming, fall back into the habit of curling up with a good book! The Friends Book Sale is open every Friday 10:00-4:30 and Saturday 9:00-1:00 and always has much loved, slightly used and exciting books waiting for you.


Tuesday Nite Knitters

Love to knit? Join the Tuesday Nite Knitters, every Tuesday at 4 pm for a weekly evening of fun! Contact the Fairview Public Library at 304-449-1021 for more information!


Fright Lights

Adult patrons are invited to join us on October 24 at 3 pm for our “Fright Lights” Halloween craft program. Attendees will decorate a black cat, jack-o-lantern, ghost, or Frankenstein’s monster Mason jar with tissue paper and Mod Podge, and each jar will contain a flickering tea light. Space is limited so registration is required.


Speaking of Books

Speaking of Books will meet October 24 at 4 pm to discuss Winterdance by Gary Paulsen. Recounts the author's ambitious quest to run the Iditarod, an 1,180-mile trek of snow and deep cold, and his 17-day journey with a team of dogs during which they endured blinding wind, snowstorms, frostbite, moose attacks, and hallucinations. Winterdance was the inspiration for the Disney movie Snow Dogs.


ArtWorks Newest Service to launch at MCPLS

June 21, 2017 – Marion County Public Library System partners with RBdigital to announce the availability of self-teaching resource ArtistWorks for Libraries, which delivers music, voice and fine-arts classes to the community. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers 24 instrumental, voice and fine-arts classes, from basic courses to intermediate instruction to advanced lessons. Because ArtistWorks for Lib

LawDepot Returns!

LawDepot Returns
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