Mon-Fri: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sat: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sun: 1-4 p.m.

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600 S. Washington St.

Marion, IN 46953

Fax: 765-668-2911


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. 

Mon, Wed, Fri: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tues, Thurs: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sat: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sun: 1-4 p.m.

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All Rights Reserved


Job openings

Library Assistant: Children’s/Youth Services


Marion Public Library is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person to fill a position in Children’s/Youth services.

Description:  This permanent part-time position averages 18 hours a week.


We are looking for someone who is committed to providing courteous, efficient, and friendly library service to people of all ages and personalities. Desired experience includes program planning, basic computer skills, and customer service.

Creativity, flexibility, and experience working with children are desired. Social media expertise is a plus. This is a library-certification position, and candidate must have or be willing to seek certification of an LC6. (See link under CERTIFICATION below.) Evening and weekend hours as schedule requires. Criminal background check necessary.


Monday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Wednesday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

1 Friday/month: 2-8 p.m.

1 Friday/month: 8:30 a.m.-5p.m.

1-2 Saturdays/month: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

1 Sunday/month September-May: 1-4 p.m.


Pay:  Depends upon experience and education

To apply: Applications available at the Library Office from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; also at the Reference Desk from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.


Submit application, resume, as well as names of employment and personal references, including addresses and phone numbers.

Submit applications to:  Mary Eckerle, Marion Public Library, 600 S. Washington St., Marion, Indiana 46953 or to

Opens: Immediately

Closes:  5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31

Volunteer opportunities

Those interested in volunteering at MPL can pick up an application in the Administration Office, or if that is closed, the Reference Desk.

Opportunities depend upon the needs of the library and the skills and interest of volunteers. 


Note: The state of Indiana requires certification by the Indiana State Library for some librarian positions. If licensing is required, this will be mentioned in the job description.


MPL is a Class B library, which is based upon the population of our service area - the city of Marion. Here's a link to the Indiana Certification Manual.