9/30/21, 8:54 AM Customize Your Email https://em-ui.constantcontact.com/em-ui/em/page/em-ui/email#edit/activity/79ffda00 -1186-4573-829e-fa42f0d01213 1/5 OCTOBER 2021 OUR MISSION: The Marion Public Library enhances the quality of life in our community by encouraging reading and the pursuit of lifelong learning. Click here to place your online reserves Director's Note Gary Branson, Executive Director ALL classes and Craig Johnson coming in October We are looking forward to October because we will be starting our ALL (Adult Lifelong Learning) classes and welcoming author Craig Johnson to the Marion Public Library. Registration is opening for the ALL classes and we are looking forward to the first class on October 11. The evening of October 29 will mark the fifth year the BookMarks and Marion Public Library have brought a well-known author to our Speaking Volumes event. This author event has been long- awaited, as it was postponed from October 2020. Craig Johnson, author of the Longmire mystery series, will be our guest. At this time there are only $30 tickets available for our event. Stop by the Library front desk or on the BookMarks website at MarionOHBookMarks.org . We look forward to once again having an event that highlights The BookMarks and Marion Public Library's purpose and our space. Please note: this will be a masked event. Book Discussions WILL BE IN-PERSON stop by, pick up a book, read and join the discussion. FICTION: October 5 @ 6pm The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradal NONFICTION: October 19 @ 6pm The Brewer's Tale The History of The World According to Beer by William Bostwick Libby and Sora expand Spanish language titles Starting in October, Libby and Sora users will gain access to a special collection of Spanish language titles for kids and teens. These are always available, with no limits on how many people can read them at one time. This is great news for classrooms and groups wanting to do community reads or book discussions with the Spanish language version! This collection will be available for two years through OverDrive’s “Everyone Reads” program. The Spanish Titles for Young Readers