2017 Summer Reading Program

The Summer Reading Program theme for 2017 is

“BUILD A BETTER WORLD”

The theme this summer revolves around architecture, building and construction .

 Summer reading programs put books in the hands of children and helps students build reading skills, prevent summer learning loss, and prepare for a successful school year. The program is  designed for children K through 8 and will run June 12 through July 14. Depending on the child’s reading level, they will sign up to either count books or pages and will win prizes for reaching certain reading goals.

Children can start registering now!

 

Summer Garden Tour

 

Country Gardens Tour

 Our annual garden tour will be held Saturday, June 24th from 8:30 to 1. Tickets for this event are $5.00 and can be purchased at the library. We have lined up 5 unique gardens in the country this year. Gardens include: Joe & Debbie Bowman, Dan & Rhonda Holub, Lonnie & Charlotte Nickel, Mike & Gayle Thomas and Kim & Deb Unruh. Maps will be provided.

 Bearly Makin’ It Antiques at the Mill will be available for a unique shopping experience. And don’t forget the refreshments at the library that are included in the price of your ticket!

This is a fundraiser for the library.

 

Movies @ the Library in July

                                

        July 5                               July 12                             July 19                             July 26

Movies will be on Wednesday afternoons at 2:30 for all ages. But children under 7 must be with an adult.

Shawn Reida Magic Show

 MAGIC READING SHOW “BUILDING OUR BRAINS WITH BOOKS”

Featuring Master Magician Shawn Reida

As the audience enters the room, they will be transported into
an exciting scene of unusual props and scenery.
As their senses become acclimated to the surroundings, they will know that something
MAGICAL is about to take place. They will have an amazing experience!

Join us Tuesday, July 11th at 10 a.m. in the Marion Community Center!

Everyone is welcome! Admission is Free!

This performance is sponsored by the Marion City Library and Tampa State Bank.

Information by email

 

If you would like to receive emails from the library containing information about upcoming library events, new books, movies, etc., please supply the staff with your email address. Your email address will not be shared with anyone else.

Talking Books

Do you know anyone who would benefit from the Talking Books program?

Talking Books is a program run by the state. Any Kansas citizen that is certified as print impaired due to a visual or physical condition may apply for Talking Books Services. Such conditions may include permanent or temporary blindness, vision loss, physical condition or reading disability. Contact staff to learn more about the service.