Adults

Meeting Room Policy

Adopted: May 12, 1998
Revised: June 17, 2008 
Revised July 20, 2010

Genealogy

About our Genealogy Resources

 

Ancestry Online -One of the largest collections of genealogical databases online. IN LIBRARY USE ONLY.

Castle Garden -Free access to an extraordinary database of information on 10 million immigrants from 1830 through 1892.

Cyndi's List -A comprehensive, categorized list of links to genealogical research websites.

Death Indexes -A directory of links to websites with online death indexes, listed by state and county.

Government documents

 Since 1979, the Marion Public Library has served as a depository for Federal, State, and Local government publications. As a depository, we provide free public access to a vast array of informational resources from many government agencies through the Federal Depository Library Program under the services of the Government Printing Office. The State Library of Ohio supports the state’s government agencies by distributing documents to public and academic libraries. Local government information includes ordinances, zoning, and environmental issues.

Voter Registration

Register at the main library or any branch library to vote in local, state and federal elections. Registration deadlines apply. Contact the Marion County Board of Elections at (740) 223-4090 or for more information.

Talking books

What is it?

Eligible Ohio residents who are unable to read print books can receive free recorded books, magazines, and playback equipment delivered to their homes free of charge.  This service is provided through the State Library of Ohio and the Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled.  More information can be found at this website.

Homebound delivery

What is it?

We will deliver library materials to your residence every two weeks or once per month depending on your needs.  You can tell us your general preferences for library materials, or give us specific requests and we will strive to fulfill them.  Marion Public Library provides this service free of charge to adults living within the city limits who have difficulty visiting the library or who live in a retirement or nursing home.

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