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The Green Golly Project: not just for kids!

On Thursday, November 17th, at 7:00 pm, the Marathon Branch of the Monroe County Public Library is hosting a special workshop for Marathon musicians and creative writers.

Barbara Siesel and Keith Torgan, also known as The Green Golly Project, are award-winning composers, poets, authors, songwriters, and musicians. Along with their popular children’s program earlier that day, “Will the Real Rumpelstiltskin Puleeze Stand Up?” Green Golly will host a creative writing and collaboration workshop called “My Story, My Song.” In this workshop, you’ll learn about the basics of song form and improvising …

At the Marathon Branch on Nov 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM

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

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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.

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[16 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Green Golly Project: not just for kids!

On Thursday, November 17th, at 7:00 pm, the Marathon Branch of the Monroe County Public Library is hosting a special workshop for Marathon musicians and creative writers.

Barbara Siesel and Keith Torgan, also known as The Green Golly Project, are award-winning composers, poets, authors, songwriters, and musicians. Along with their popular children’s program earlier that day, “Will the Real Rumpelstiltskin Puleeze Stand Up?” Green Golly will host a creative writing and collaboration workshop called “My Story, My Song.” In this workshop, you’ll learn about the basics of song form and improvising …

At the Marathon Branch on Nov 17, 2016 at 7:00 PM

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[12 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Will the Real Rumpelstiltskin Puleeze Stand Up?

Favorites of Marathon kids ages 4 and up, The Green Golly Project, are returning to the Community Room in the Marathon Branch of the Monroe County Public Library on Thursday, November 17th, at 3:30 pm, to present their always entertaining brand of original classical music and storytelling. With their new program, “Will the Real Rumpelstiltskin Puleeze Stand Up?,” creative duo Barbara Siesel (flute) and Keith Torgan (guitar), authors of the award-winning book and associated program, “Green Golly and her Golden Flute,” hope to continue entertaining and educating with their third …

At the Marathon Branch on Nov 17, 2016 at 3:30 PM

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[24 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate NaNoWriMo and National Life Writing Month

Are you a creative writer? Have you ever thought about writing a novel, or finishing one? Maybe you would like to write a memoir? Perhaps poetry, or even songs? Did you know that November is THE month to celebrate creative writing? In honor of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) AND National Life Writing Month, the Marathon Branch of the Monroe County Public Library will host two events for writers to get your creative and collaborative juices flowing.
On Saturday, November 5th, at 2:00 pm, join Lois Wolfe Markham, …

At the Marathon Branch Community Room on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:30 PM

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[9 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
Summer Reading Begins!

The summer reading folders are ready. Come to the Marathon Library to sign up for a summer filled with reading, programs, prizes, and fun for the whole family. Our special summer reading programs will take place every Thursday at 10:30 am, beginning Thursday, June 16, with a visit from Kelly Grinter (and friends!) of the Marathon Wild Bird Center. Bring in your reading logs weekly for stickers and prizes. We will wrap things up with our end of the summer party on Thursday, August 11. We hope to see you …

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