News & Events
Here is where people,
One frequently finds,
Lower their voices and
Raise their minds".
~~ Richard Armour, American poet and writer (1906-1989)
In April, Marshall Public Library received two grants. MPL received a grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission in the amount of $10,000 to purchase 6 public computers, a wireless printer, and accessories to make them work. Additionally, MPL received a $2,500 grant from the Texas Book Festival to purchase Spanish-language books for children, young adults, and adults. Both grants help in our commitment to provide exemplary services, exceptional resources, engaging programs.
The Marshall Public Library received official notification of its continued accreditation from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Accreditation status is dependent upon several criteria. Click here to view the library's 2013 annual report as submitted to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission or here for a quick overview.
The Marshall Public Library Board of Trustees approved the Marshall Public Library 2014-2019 Strategic Plan. The Strategic Planning Committee received over 200 responses to a library services survey, and these were incorporated into the plan. Feedback about library services is always appreciated and welcomed at any time. Click here to view the Strategic Plan. Click here to view the library's goals for 2015.
GOT KIDS? Check out the Children's Page for details on the 2015 Summer Reading Program "Every Hero Has a Story" taking place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays in June & July.
The library's book club is open to all on a "come when you can" basis. If you want to join this lively group and need a copy of the featured book, call the library to request one.
Book Club is taking a summer break but will meet again on Tuesday, August 17 & Wednesday, August 18 to discuss Unbroken.