Digital Library FAQ

We'll answer some frequently asked questions about ebooks and digital collections at Marion Public Library.  If you don't find the answer you need, please ask our librarians.


What is an ebook?


Most simply, ebook is short for electronic book, a digital file containing text and images that can be viewed on a computer or electronic reading device.  Frequently, the term ebook is also used to refer to digital audiobooks that are played on a computer or portable audio device.


How can I get free ebooks?


Digital Library

FAQ: Learn about our digital collections.


Ohio Digital Library: ebooks, audiobooks, & more.


OneClick Digital: another source for downloadable audiobooks.



Teen Tuesday

Kids in grades 6-12 can enjoy games, crafts, hanging out with friends and getting homework help on Tuesday afternoons when school is in session. No registration required.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 3:00pm

Spark a Reaction - Summer Reading Finale Party!

Your reward for all the great reading you have done this summer! Enjoy pizza and pop, play some fun science games, and find out who the lucky winners are in the drawing for the scooters donated by Meijer--it could be you! Ages 0-18, complete one reading club folder to attend. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, come to the Youth Services desk or call 740-383-9715.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

COSI Science Spots at the Library!

Kickoff the science-themed summer reading club with a visit from COSI featuring hands-on learning stations. This is the first day of our summer reading club. Read books, win books! Ages 0-18. Registration begins Saturday, May 31st at the main library and Monday, June 2nd at Caledonia, LaRue, and Prospect.

Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Teen Tuesday

Come and relax with your friends after school. Ages 12-18, no registration required.

Repeats every week until Tue May 20 2014 .
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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