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Our mission is to provide resources and services to the community and visitors. To meet the information, technology, and cultural needs of residents of Marceline and surrounding areas.

The Summer Reading Program “Build a Better World” began on May 18th. For this challenge children are encouraged to keep track of their time for ages Preschool thru 5th grade and then for each hour they complete they will write their name on a block. Once a week, your child will report their time and we will trim off their blocks read and add them on our reading wall. Time is also counted when parents, siblings, etc. are reading to the child. For ages 6th thru 12th, they will be challenged to read a certain number of books and complete a BINGO sheet with various activities. Each block represents one hour and is one entry into the weekly prize drawing. Then after each week those winners or not will be dumped into our bigger jar to be drawn at the end of our program for some awesome prizes. For the 6th thru 12th grade; each week they report a book read they will be entered into the weekly drawings and then later added to the end of summer drawing.

Adult book challenge began on May 18th and will continue until July 21st. Stop in the library to sign up.

Each Thursday from 1:30pm to 3:00pm come and help with various community service projects. It is open to all ages but however children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent. Come with a good attitude and a willingness to help!

July 18th from 11:00am to 4:00pm - Marceline Rox Event, in the library basement. Come and paint a rock with a message to brighten someone's day! All materials provided just need you and your creative mind.

July 19th from 10:00am to 11:00am - Preschool thru 5th grade Storytime. Popsicles With The Police. Come meet our cool Marceline Police officers, see their cars, check out their gadgets and enjoy a sweet frozen treat!

July 21st - The Summer Reading Challenge ends.

Marceline City Wide Fall Garage Sales will be the weekend of September 22nd and 23rd, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. The cost is $10 for 25 words or less, and $5 for additional words to have your sale with the description on the map. (Download your form here.) The deadline to have the form filled out is Monday, September 18th at 5:00 pm. The maps with the locations can be picked up beginning Wednesday, September 20th at the Marceline Carnegie Library, Casey's, City Hall and Marceline Prengers.

Saturday, October 7 at the Walsworth Community Building from 10am to 4pm. - 16th Annual Friends of Marceline Carnegie Library Quilt and Fabric Arts Show. This year’s theme is “Books and Quilts; Thread of Life”. Along with the beautiful arts of work there will be demonstrations, presentations, vendors and a kid’s corner. If you would like more information contact Vicky at 660-268-8080 or Joyce at 660-376-3223.


ADULT BOOK CLUB: Next meeting in the fall.



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