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Santa Comes to Marion- Dec. 3!


On Monday, December 3, Santa Claus is coming to town! He will be at our Marion Branch from 6:00-8:00 and he will give each child a book! Stop by and create some Christmas memories!



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Saltville Christmas Open House!


The Friends of the Saltville Public Library Will Be Holding Their Annual

Christmas Open House   on  Thursday, December 13th 2018

From 4:00 – 5:30 PM!

Everyone is welcome and refreshments will be provided.

Children will receive a free Christmas book and door prizes will be given.


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Mouse Tracks?




It is hard to catch a mouse. This is especially true about our library Minnie Mouse Miss Tracey. She never stays in one place for long. She is either gathering supplies for programs or preparing craft materials. She may be ordering new books and DVDs. Then again, she might be visiting a school or daycare or conducting one of her popular programs for a delighted group of kids.  She could be building excitement and constructing lasting friendships  by holding a Lego Club meeting for area families. Once a month this busy mouse entertains older kids with a  “Teen Tuesday” program.  Of course at any other time, assuming there really is such a thing, she may be helping workers in other departments or waiting on patrons. How do you catch a mouse? You really can’t do so but you can come by the library and just look for happy and involved children who love the library because of the time and care she has invested in them. That’s the best way to find her!

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Books for Sale!


Are you looking for something to read? Do you have an interest in history or literature? We have many books on those topics for sale in the Reference Department.  We invite you to stop by and browse through these literary treasures.  If you find something you’d like, just make a donation of any amount upstairs at the Circulation Desk and the books will be all yours! It’s like “Deal or No Deal” minus the suitcases.  We actually have 25 beautiful models but they spend most of their time doing model stuff in the Miller Law Office.


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Brrr! Snow Schedule!



Remember, if Smyth County Schools are closed the library will not open until 10:00.  Always call first if you are uncertain about library hours and Winter weather.

Marion: 276-783-2323

Saltville: 276-496-5514

Chilhowie: 276-646-3404

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New Books @ Marion!






GED Test

African-American Writing

The Ultimate Guide to Tarot

How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation

The Camper Book

The Soul of America  by Jon Meacham

Death of a Nation by Dinesh D’Souza

Indianapolis by Lynn Vincent

How Not to Get Shot by D> L. Hughley

House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia by Craig Unger

A Gut Feeling by Heather Anne Wise


Line of Sight by Tom Clancy



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New Books @ Marion!



Fly Girls by Keith O’Brien


Clock Dance by Anne Tyler

Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

Snap by Belinda Bauer

Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott

Stygian by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Forbidden Door by Dean Koontz

The First Love by Beverly Lewis

Bolt by Angel Payne

A Sparkle of Silver by Liz Johnson

Vendetta by Iris Johansen

The Winters by Lisa Gabriele

Field of Bones by J.A. Jance

The Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager

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