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Schedule of Events:

Celebrating Civil Rights! - Launch Event                            
Saturday, June 21, 11:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.

Get Up! Stand Up! Civil Rights and Popular Music
from the 1920s to Today

Wednesday, June 25, 7:00 p.m.

African American Women of the Civil War                           
Wednesday, July 2, 7:00 p.m.

Book Discussion                           
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Housseini                          
Wednesday, July 9, 7:00 p.m.

Underground Railroad to Freedom
Wednesday, July 16, 7:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Marion Civil Rights Experiences                            
Wednesday, July 23, 7:00 p.m.

Meet the Mills Brothers                                                     
Wednesday, July 30, 7:00 p.m.


Traveling Exhibit on Site:

African-American Creative Genius: A Sample of Inventions with Impact.

Saturday June 21—Wednesday Aug 6


Community Reads: Join the Discussion!

fried green tomatoes Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café by Fannie Flagg
Wednesday, August 6, 7:00 p.m.
Watsons go to Birmingham The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
Monday, August 4, 7:00 p.m.

Hours & Locations

Main Library: Marion Public Library
445 East Church Street
Marion, OH 43302

10 a.m.-8 p.m.
10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Closed Sundays

Branch Locations & Hours:
Monday & Thursday:
3 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Caledonia Public Library
112 East Marion Street
Caledonia, OH 43314

Memorial Library

86 South High Street
LaRue, OH 43332

Prospect Public Library
116 North Main Street
Prospect, OH 43342

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