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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!

Thursday June 22nd at 3:30pm to 5:00pm (Adult Program) Fabric Coloring Class - Vicky Bryant demonstrates how to color on fabric with crayons.
This class is limited to 12.

June 26th thru July 4th - Library closed. We will reopen for regular hours Wednesday, July 5th.

June 28th from 10:00am to 11:00am - Preschool thru 5th grade Storytime ‘Care & Conserve’ with MO Dept. of Conservation at the Country Club Shelter House by playground.


July 12th from 10:00am to 11:00am - Preschool thru 5th grade Storytime ‘Fueling Your Engine’.

July 19th from 10:00am to 11:00am - Preschool thru 5th grade Storytime ‘Wind Wonders’.

July 21st - The Summer Reading Challenge ends.

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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