News & Events
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 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.
Book Club.....every 3rd Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m. & every 3rd Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.
Storytime.....every Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. & Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m.
Kids age 2 through 2nd grade are invited to join our 2x2 Club. As kids read or listen to a book from the 2x2 Reading List sponsored by the Texas Library Association, they color the section on the boot that lists the book title. Once the boot is colored in, kids are invited to bring the sheet to the library for a prize! A special display with all the 2x2 books is in the children's section of the library. Find your boot coloring sheet here or at the library! A list of titles and summary of books can be found here.
Coming Soon---Stay Tuned!!!!
Here's the scoop in the meantime: Crazy 8s is a brand new over-the-top after-school club designed to get kids fired up about math. Dying of anticipation for more information? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll fill you in.
Have a child that has not yet entered Kindergarten? Then register for the free 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program, ask for a booklet, and get reading! If you read just one book a night, you will have read about 365 books in a year which is 730 books in 2 years and 1,095 books in 3 years. For every 100 books read, each child will receive a sticker in his/her booklet. When 1,000 books are read, every child will get a special prize. Check out this information sheet here. Get the 1000 Books app here which can track progress towards completing the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program.