Marion Public Library 445 East Church Street Marion, OH 43302 740-387-0992 marionlibrary.org Gary Branson, Executive Director Board of Trustees Jennifer Donelson President Patrick Carey Blake Gates Malcolm Goodman Carol Lathrop David Williamson Phyllis Butterworth Main Library Hours Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m.-4 p.m. (Labor Day to Memorial Day) Branch Hours: Monday & Thursday: 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Caledonia Public Library 419-845-3666 Henkle-Holliday Memorial Library, LaRue 740-499-3066 Prospect Public Library 740-494-2684 facebook.com/mplohio @MarionPublicLib @MarionPublicLib FOLLOW us on: MarionPublicLib BookMarket OPEN!! Feb 5 1-4pm Feb 14 1-4pm Feb 19 10am-1pm Feb 21 1-4pm Feb 22 1-4pm Feb 26 10am-4pm MarionOHBookMarks.org MPL Mission Statement: The Marion Public Library enhances the quality of life in our community by encouraging reading and the pursuit of lifelong learning. A sample from Marion Public Library’s Local History Room The American Book of Days 4th Edition By the H.W. Wilson Company, 2000 Of course we know winter begins on December 21st, Christmas Eve & Day are the 24th & 25th and New Year's Day is December 31st. But do you know what other significant events and happenings have taken place on those days? # staffpicks Ben highly recommends this novel about an FBI profiler on the trail of a serial killer who has predicted the trail of deaths in a poem. Danielle loved this fairy-tale-like story about a woman battling to save medieval Russia in this conclusion to the Winternight trilogy. Andrew enjoyed this story about a boy who defines everything he sees, and how strange and wonderful things start to happen to him. Katie recommends this extremely popular autobiography by Michelle Obama where she humbly describes both her triumphs and failures.