What you can do now:

Quick pickup, 30-minute computer use, copier service. Computers and Indiana History/Genealogy services are by appointment: Sign up through the box to the lower right. 

Hours: 9 am-6 pm Mon-Fri


Occupancy: 25.

Curbside pickup: More here


MPL is balancing your expectations with services that we can deliver safely. See our safety plan. Check this website and our social media for updates.


Thanks for your patience.


Marion Public Library has been serving the community since 1903. 

During the coronavirus quarantine, we are balancing your need for our services with everyone's safety. MPL is gradually restoring services. Hours are now 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday for quick pickup, brief computer use (30 minutes), and copier access. Also, you may call librarians during those hours. Curbside service has arrived. Start by placing a hold. A librarian will contact you for a pickup time. 


Find the latest about Coronavirus disease on pages under the COVID-19 menu, plus the CDC microsite below. The offerings range from practical to fun.

We have extended due dates to June 16 and are letting you have 10 Hoopla checkouts. Don't forget out other digital offerings - Overdrive, Libby, and Tumblebooks.

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Explore Indiana's library resources hub

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Want it? We'll order it or get it from another library

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What you need to get to start checking out

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Overdrive, Hoopla, Libby, Tumble Books

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Marion, IN 46953

Fax: 765-668-2911


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Indiana History & Museum

Indiana History: By appointment only: Sign up in the box to the right under Schedule now.

Librarians available by phone

Mon-Fri: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Requests may be made by phone or by form

Museum: Closed

Free parking in the lot behind the library & on the streets surrounding the library. (Remember that Washington, 7th, Boots, and 6th streets are one-way, as is the MPL drive off of 6th Street.)


Sheltered bus stop on Washington St.


Bike racks in front & back;

a limited number of locks available

for checkout from the Circulation Desk. 

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