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[27 Jan 2018 | Comments Off on Pottery Class for Kids/Teens | Posted by ]
Pottery Class for Kids/Teens

Ms. Patricia, who is both an artist and the youth services coordinator at Key West Public Library, will be teaching this one-day pottery class for 10- to 18-year-olds at Marathon Branch on February 24. She will guide the kids through basics such wheel throwing and pinch pots, then give them the freedom to let creativity flow. Materials will be provided.

At the Marathon Branch on Feb 24, 2018 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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3251 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL 33050
P:(305) 743-5156
F:(305) 289-6093
Library Manager: Cristy Danford

Hours

Sunday - Closed
Monday - 9:30a — 6p
Tuesday - 9:30a — 6p
Wednesday - 9:30a — 8p
Thursday - 9:30a — 6p
Friday - 9:30a — 6p
Saturday - 10a — 6p

Located in the heart of the Keys, the Marathon Branch Library serves the city of Marathon and the Middle Keys. Parents and children, readers and researchers, tourists looking for local atmosphere -- all come to the Marathon Branch to read, browse, learn, expand their horizons, and most of all, enjoy.

The Marathon Library appreciates the contributions and leadership of the Friends of the Marathon Library.


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[27 Jan 2018 | Comments Off on Pottery Class for Kids/Teens | ]
Pottery Class for Kids/Teens

Ms. Patricia, who is both an artist and the youth services coordinator at Key West Public Library, will be teaching this one-day pottery class for 10- to 18-year-olds at Marathon Branch on February 24. She will guide the kids through basics such wheel throwing and pinch pots, then give them the freedom to let creativity flow. Materials will be provided.

At the Marathon Branch on Feb 24, 2018 at 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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[26 Jan 2018 | Comments Off on Short Story Writing Workshop | ]
Short Story Writing Workshop

Published author and Key West Public Library staff member Edgardo Alvarado will be leading a weekly short story workshop at Marathon Branch starting Tuesday, February 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. Alvarado wrote the historical novel “The Funerals of Key West,” which was awarded a literary art grant from the Anne McKee Fund in 2014. Using a PowerPoint presentation, he will guide participants through the ins and outs of creating a short story, from inspiration to putting pen to paper. Each week, students will write and then discuss their work …

At the Marathon Branch on Feb 6, 2018 (multiday!!!)

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[4 Jan 2018 | Comments Off on Creating Realities Art Workshop | ]
Creating Realities Art Workshop

“Creating Realities Art Workshop” will start Monday, January 22, at 10 a.m. and continue weekly each Monday after that. The gathering will be led by local artist Silvia Fontaine, and materials will be provided by the library.
The artist sees the gathering as less of a class than a workshop where all participants will bring their experience and create a project together or individually. Fontaine was an art teacher in Cuba for nine years and has a bachelor’s degree in art history.
“I think art is not a luxury but part of …

At the Marathon Branch on Jan 22, 2018 (multiday!!!)

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[3 Jan 2018 | Comments Off on Tax Preparation Assistance | ]
Tax Preparation Assistance

Stressed about filing your taxes? Take heart. Volunteers from the United Way of the Florida Keys will be coming to Marathon Branch every Thursday afternoon from 1:30 to 5 p.m. starting February 1 to help you prepare and file your taxes for free. If you earned less than $54,000 in 2017, you can let their certified volunteer tax preparers see if you are eligible for earned income credit, child tax credit, education credits, or dependent care credit. For more information, contact Loretta at 305-797-1704 or email vita@keysunitedway.org.

At the Marathon Branch on 02|01 to Apr 12, 2018

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