Events

Join us for upcoming events and programs at the Marshalltown Public Library! All events are free and open to the public.

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Paperback Book Sale
 Paperback Book Sale
Wednesday, Dec. 7Paperback Book Sale
Marshalltown Public Library
From Friday, December 2-Friday, December 9, the library will hold a paperback book sale in front of the library's Check-Out desk. Mass market paperback books will be sold for 25 cents each. 
Storytime: Pies
10:15
 Storytime: Pies
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 10:15
Marshalltown Public Library
Storytime features stories, songs, and fingerplays geared toward preschoolers with a caregiver and lasts 20-30 minutes. Groups with 8 or more children are asked to call ahead to check for available space: 641-754-5738 ext. 3 Joa or Teresa.
Technology Help
3:30-5:30 p.m.
 Technology Help
Wednesday, Dec. 7
Marshalltown Public Library
Come and get help with your device from members of Marshalltown High School's Hyperstream Club! They will be here on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. starting on Wednesday, October 12 to help people one-on-one with their devices. Please call or come in to the library's Information Desk to make...read more
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Paperback Book Sale
 Paperback Book Sale
Thursday, Dec. 8Paperback Book Sale
Marshalltown Public Library
From Friday, December 2-Friday, December 9, the library will hold a paperback book sale in front of the library's Check-Out desk. Mass market paperback books will be sold for 25 cents each. 
Pokemon League
4-5:30 p.m.
 Pokemon League
Thursday, Dec. 8, 4-5:30 p.m.Pokemon League
Marshalltown Public Library
Weekly league is a "come and go" program for Pokemon fans (school-aged and older) to play the trading card game with others. Players bring their own cards and can earn credit toward free cards and "badges." Trading is allowed if players choose, but we recommend that players only ...read more
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Paperback Book Sale
 Paperback Book Sale
Friday, Dec. 9Paperback Book Sale
Marshalltown Public Library
From Friday, December 2-Friday, December 9, the library will hold a paperback book sale in front of the library's Check-Out desk. Mass market paperback books will be sold for 25 cents each. 
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Train Display
9:00AM-3:30PM
 Train Display
Saturday, Dec. 10, 9:00AM-3:30PM
Marshalltown Public Library
The Central Iowa Modular Railroad will have their annual model train display up in the library's meeting rooms on Saturday, December 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and on Sunday, December 11 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Train Storytime
10:15AM
 Train Storytime
Saturday, Dec. 10, 10:15AM
Marshalltown Public Library
The library will hold a special train-themed Saturday storytime on Saturday, December 10 at 10:15AM. Storytime features stories, songs, and fingerplays geared toward preschoolers with a caregiver and las...read more
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Train Display
1:00PM-3:00PM
 Train Display
Sunday, Dec. 11, 1:00PM-3:00PM
Marshalltown Public Library
The Central Iowa Modular Railroad will have their annual model train display up in the library's meeting rooms on Saturday, December 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and on Sunday, December 11 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
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Play Day
3:30-5:00 p.m.
 Play Day
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 3:30-5:00 p.m.Play Day
Marshalltown Public Library
This free program is open to any age child in the Blue Activity Room in the Youth Department at the library. Toys like large blocks, legos, a dollhouse, kitchen set, etc. are available for "come and go" imaginative play in a nurturing environment. School-aged children may be left at Play D...read more
Jingle Bell Jamboree
6-6:45 p.m.
 Jingle Bell Jamboree
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 6-6:45 p.m.
Marshalltown Public Library
This free program will offer holiday-themed musical activities for families with babies, toddlers, & preschoolers lead by educator Miss Christine. No pre-registration is required---however, it is helpful to know who is coming to have enough hand-outs and materials (plus you get a text reminder, ...read more

or call 641-754-5738.
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Storytime: Cookies
10:15
 Storytime: Cookies
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 10:15
Marshalltown Public Library
Storytime features stories, songs, and fingerplays geared toward preschoolers with a caregiver and lasts 20-30 minutes. Groups with 8 or more children are asked to call ahead to check for available space: 641-754-5738 ext. 3 Joa or Teresa.
Technology Help
3:30-5:30 p.m.
 Technology Help
Wednesday, Dec. 14
Marshalltown Public Library
Come and get help with your device from members of Marshalltown High School's Hyperstream Club! They will be here on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. starting on Wednesday, October 12 to help people one-on-one with their devices. Please call or come in to the library's Information Desk to make...read more
Adult Coloring Holiday De-Stressor
6:00-7:30PM
Adult Coloring Holiday De-Stressor
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 6:00-7:30PM
Marshalltown Public Library
On Wednesday, December 14th from 6:00-7:30 p.m. the library will host an adult coloring holiday de-stressor event in the library's community meeting room B. Come and relax and color some bookmarks or adult coloring book pages.  We will have some coloring utencils (colored pencils, crayons, ...read more
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Pokemon League
4-5:30 p.m.
 Pokemon League
Thursday, Dec. 15, 4-5:30 p.m.Pokemon League
Marshalltown Public Library
Weekly league is a "come and go" program for Pokemon fans (school-aged and older) to play the trading card game with others. Players bring their own cards and can earn credit toward free cards and "badges." Trading is allowed if players choose, but we recommend that players only ...read more
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Family Holiday Cookie Decorating
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Family Holiday Cookie Decorating
Sunday, Dec. 18, 1:30-3:30 p.m.Family Holiday Cooki
Marshalltown Public Library
Join us for the annual "come and go" tradition of decorating a holiday cookie with your family in the big meeting room. We encourage pre-registration (online, by phone, or at youth desk) for decorating two cookies per child; walk-ins are welcome to decorate one cookie per person, as suppli...read more

or call 641-754-5738.
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Play Day
3:30-5:00 p.m.
 Play Day
Tuesday, Dec. 20, 3:30-5:00 p.m.Play Day
Marshalltown Public Library
This free program is open to any age child in the Blue Activity Room in the Youth Department at the library. Toys like large blocks, legos, a dollhouse, kitchen set, etc. are available for "come and go" imaginative play in a nurturing environment. School-aged children may be left at Play D...read more
Library Board
4:30PM
 Library Board
Tuesday, Dec. 20
Marshalltown Public Library
The library Board of Trustees meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 4:30 p.m. in Community Meeting Room A. The public is welcome to attend. 
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Storytime: Holiday Stories
10:15
 Storytime: Holiday Stories
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 10:15
Marshalltown Public Library
Storytime features stories, songs, and fingerplays geared toward preschoolers with a caregiver and lasts 20-30 minutes. Groups with 8 or more children are asked to call ahead to check for available space: 641-754-5738 ext. 3 Joa or Teresa.
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Pokemon League
4-5:30 p.m.
 Pokemon League
Thursday, Dec. 22, 4-5:30 p.m.Pokemon League
Marshalltown Public Library
Weekly league is a "come and go" program for Pokemon fans (school-aged and older) to play the trading card game with others. Players bring their own cards and can earn credit toward free cards and "badges." Trading is allowed if players choose, but we recommend that players only ...read more
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LIBRARY CLOSED
 LIBRARY CLOSED
Friday, Dec. 23
Marshalltown Public Library
The library is closed for the Christmas holiday. 
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LIBRARY CLOSED
 LIBRARY CLOSED
Saturday, Dec. 24
Marshalltown Public Library
The library is closed for the Christmas holiday. 
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LIBRARY CLOSED
 LIBRARY CLOSED
Sunday, Dec. 25
Marshalltown Public Library
The library is closed for the Christmas holiday. 
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LIBRARY CLOSED
 LIBRARY CLOSED
Monday, Dec. 26
Marshalltown Public Library
The library is closed for the Christmas holiday. 
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LIBRARY CLOSES EARLY
 LIBRARY CLOSES EARLY
Tuesday, Dec. 27
Marshalltown Public Library
The library closes at 6:00 p.m. during the holiday break. 
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LIBRARY CLOSES EARLY
 LIBRARY CLOSES EARLY
Wednesday, Dec. 28
Marshalltown Public Library
The library closes at 6:00 p.m. during the holiday break. 
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LIBRARY CLOSES EARLY
 LIBRARY CLOSES EARLY
Thursday, Dec. 29
Marshalltown Public Library
The library closes at 6:00 p.m. during the holiday break. 
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LIBRARY CLOSED
 LIBRARY CLOSED
Friday, Dec. 30
Marshalltown Public Library
The library is closed for the New Year holiday. 
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LIBRARY CLOSED
 LIBRARY CLOSED
Saturday, Dec. 31
Marshalltown Public Library
The library is closed for the New Year holiday. 
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