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Here is where people,

One frequently finds,

Lower their voices and

Raise their minds".

~~ Richard Armour, American poet and writer (1906-1989)




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 criteriaClick here to view the library's 2014 Annual Report as submitted to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission or here for a quick overview.

Annual Report summaries:

2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013


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 information and programming news for our youngest readers.



Local author Ann Gallant will tell her story of writing, painting, and publishing her books while living with Parkinson's disease.  

All are invited to come here her inspirational story on Thursday, January 28 @ 2:00 p.m. in the Gold Room.





January 11: The Manchurian Candidate

January 25: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

February 1: Selma

February 8: Fruitvale Station

February 29: Ray

TECH TUESDAYS  Interested in learning how to use your Kindle, Nook, or iPad to download and read eBooks?  Need help on other technology issues?  Come see us on Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., and we'll help!  If you can't come on Tuesdays, call us at (903) 935-4465 and ask for Elizabeth!



The library's book club is open to all on a "come when you can" basis.  We welcome you to join this lively group with differing opinions.  If you need a copy of the featured book, call the library to request one.



In February, the group will read Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs and discuss these slave narratives on Tuesday, February 16 at 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, February 17 at 1:00 p.m.  


2014 Books | 2015 Books








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