Children’s art, hobbies at the Elizabeth Taber Library

Jan 9, 2023

MARION – The Elizabeth Taber Library in Marion has events and programs throughout the month of January and beyond. 

First, on Tuesday, Jan. 24, join the Friends of the Elizabeth Taber Library at 6:30 p.m. to learn about how to meet new people and serve the community of Marion by joining the new Friends of the Elizabeth Taber Library. Join an info session at the library, refreshments will be served.

Then, throughout the month of January, children can pick up a free art canvas from the library to participate in a children’s gallery show at the Marion Council On Aging throughout February. Return a completed canvas before Jan. 25 with contact info to be included in the show.

January is national hobby month. Find a new passion at the library. Learn to play the guitar or ukulele, get into tabletop gaming, become a master chef or cake artist with the library’s collection of cookbooks and a fondant decorating tool kit. People of all ages can explore a host of new hobbies with tools and materials free from the library. Check out a vinyl record player, disc golf set, metal detector, puzzles, instant film cameras, STEM toys and more.

Looking forward to May, the library is hosting a “Tables of Content” Fundraising event.

Join the library for great books, dinner and conversation. Tables of Content is a fundraising event to benefit the Elizabeth Taber Library. Go to the library’s Facebook page and website for more information coming soon.

Finally, a food drive to support the Marion Food Pantry is ongoing. Support the Marion Food Pantry by dropping off donations of shelf-stable food, pet supplies or unopened hygiene and cleaning products to the Elizabeth Taber Library.

The library will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the library will be closed on Jan. 14, 21 and 28 due to a staffing shortage.

For more information on the Elizabeth Taber Library visit, or call 508-748-1252