Jan 2023

Let's Read 20 receives grant funding for 2023 Let's Read 20 is in planning mode for the 2023 year. They recently received funding from United Way of North Central Ohio for continued marketing efforts. Marion Community Foundations awarded a grant to underwrite the costs of a popular author visit to Marion, Ohio and International Paper of Marion presented a check to go toward the purchase of books to be distributed to young children at appropriate Let's Read 20 events. Let's Read 20 is dedicated to building a community of readers by encouraging everyone to read to a child at least 20 minutes each day from birth through elementary school. For reading tips and additional information, LetsRead20.org BookMarket open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and two Saturdays in January Did you get a gift certificate for the BookMarket? The shelves are stocked and the prices are reasonable on these gently-used books. Shop Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 10am to 4 pm, and two Saturday's a month. Check MarionOHBookMarks.org for a current listing of open hours. New volunteers are always welcome. Stop by the front desk for an application or download one, fill out and return.