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Botetourt County Virginia Will Book A Part 2 1786-1801

An Index of Ancestors and Roll of Members of the Society of Colonial Wars

Obits and Pieces From Southwest Virginia Newspapers 1827-1899

Sugar Grove Combined School 2009-2010

Sugar Grove Combined School 2010-2011

Sugar Grove Combined School 2012-2013

Sugar Grove Combined School 2013-2014

Sugar Grove Elementary School  2015-2016

Guides to Archives and Manuscript Collections in the United States

A Guide to Manuscript Collections in Indiana Historical Society and Indiana State Library

Norfolk County Virginia Extant Marriage Bonds 1706-1850

1770-1790 Census of Cumberland Settlements

A Guide to the Manuscript Collection of the South Carolinian Library at U.S.C.

Lancaster County Virginia Marriage References and Family Relationships 1650-1800

Stokes County North Carolina Wills Volumes I-IV 1790-1864

History of the First Regiment of Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry in the Great War of the Rebellion by W R Carter

Radford Then and Now

Richmond County Virginia Marriage References and Family Relationships 1692-1800

Three Pioneer Tennessee Documents




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New Books @ Marion!



Blue Book Gun Values 2017

The Wonder of Birds

The Trial of Adolf Hitler by David King

Cattle Kingdom by Christopher Knowlton

It’s All a Game by Tristan Donovan

Legendary Sports Writers of the Golden Age by Lee Congdon

Dare to be Kind by Lizzie Velasquez

American Eclipse by David Baron

Theft by Finding Diaries 1977-2002 by David Sedaris



Nighthawk by Clive Cussler

You Will Pay by Lisa Jackson

The Farmer’s Market Mishap by Wanda Brunstetter

The Weight of Lies by Emily Carpenter

The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish




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Good Advice from Emerson!


Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Another Successful Summer!


We’ve enjoyed another successful summer of  reading programs, family fun nights, and Teen Tuesdays thanks to the herculean efforts of Miss Tracey, Miss Amber and their team of volunteer minions! From snakes, acrobatic dogs, balloon animals, action animals, magicians and dinosaurs Miss Tracey’s talented array of performers delighted a host of happy families!  We applaud her efforts and send her back to work getting ready for Fall programs!




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Join us for the final Family Fun Night of the summer at 6:00 tomorrow night in Marion Library’s Copenhaver Meeting Room!  Miss T.R.A.C.E.Y. will have a B.I.N.G. O. game with assorted surprises!  It’s the most fun you can have with random numbers!


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Look Behind You by Iris Johansen

The Late Show by Michael Connelly

Down a Dark Road by Linda Castillo

Paradise Valley by C J Box

Collared by David Rosenfelt

My Sister’s Bones by Nuala Ellwood

A Cold Case by Peter Turnbull

The Breakdown by B A Paris

A Beautiful Terrible Thing

Business Boutique by Christy Wright

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Beautiful Tempest by Johanna Lindsey

Looking Into You  by Chris Fabry

Secrets of the Tulip Sisters by Susan Mallery

Beach House for Rent by Mary Alice Monroe

An Amish Summer

Mad by Chloe Esposito

Final Girls by Riley Sager

The Supremes Sing the Happy Heartache Blues by Ed Moore

Beneath Copper Falls by Colleen Coble

The Cutaway by Christina Kovac

The Nearness of You by Dorothy Garlock



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