About the Library

Find the Library

  • Marion landmarks that will help you find the library include Zoey’s Pizzeria at the corner of 7th Ave and 10th St (we are one block south), Marion Square Park and the old depot (we are just across 6th Ave from the park), Marion City Hall (we are one block west), and the Marion Heritage Center (we are just across 10th St).
  • If you are looking for directions using an online service such as Google Maps, our address is 1095 6th Ave, Marion, IA 52302.
  • If you are entering Marion on 7th Ave coming from Cedar Rapids, turn right at the corner of 7th Ave and 10th St (Zoey’s Pizza will be on the southeast corner); drive one block and the library will be on your left.
  • If you are entering Marion on Business 151 from points east, take 151 through town (it becomes 7th Ave) until you get to 12th St; turn left on 12th, then go one block to 6th Ave and turn right; the library is one block ahead on 6th.
  • If you are entering Marion on East Post Rd coming from the south, stay right on this road. East Post turns into 11th St in Marion. Take 11th to 5th Ave and you will be at the library.
  • Coming into Marion from County Home Rd, North Marion Rd, and points north, turn from County Home Rd onto 10th St; stay on 10th through town until you get to the intersection of 10th and 6th Ave.; you will be at the library.

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Library Holidays

New Year's Day, January 1
Library Closed
Good Friday
Library Closed
Library Closed
Memorial Day
Library Closed
Independence Day
Library Closed
Labor Day
Library Closed
Veterans' Day
Library Closed for staff training (if Veterans' Day falls on a weekend, the library is closed the previous Friday)
Day Before Thanksgiving
Library Closes at 5:30 p.m.
Library Closed
Day After Thanksgiving
Library Closed
Christmas Eve
Library Closed
Library Closed
New Year's Eve 
Library Closes at 2:00 p.m.
New Year's Day
Library Closed