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765.668.2900

 

600 S. Washington St.

Marion, IN 46953

mpl@marion.lib.in.us

Fax: 765-668-2911

Transportation

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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BOOKS & WRITING

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Indiana Writers Center lists links to sites about agents, publishing, scams, technology, writing craft, and more. The group also offers classes and other programs for writers.

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National Novel Writing Month started out as a dare to write 50,000 words - a short novel - in November. It now offers free writing resources year-round. It also hosts the Young Writers Program for writers under 18, with special materials for teachers. (Hint: Adults like the workbooks, too.)

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New Book Alerts is a free service that showcases the newest titles purchased by our library.

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NoveList Plus helps you find fiction, nonfiction, and audiobook titles based on a favorite author, title, description, or subject. It's part of EBSCO.

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Online Book Clubs service sends daily emails Monday through Friday featuring a five-minute selection from a chapter of a book.

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The kids in your life will flip for animated talking stories in TumbleBooks. Pair stories and tech to make reading even more fun.

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What's Next helps you find the next book in a series. Searchable by author, or book or series title.

More on books

Besides databases, MPL librarians share favorite resources about books on the Parents & Educators links page.