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Food for Fines

Don’t forget, it’s Food for Fines time! From now until December 24th, bring in non-perishable food items and have your late fees waived! Unfortunately, lost book fines are not included in this program. Marathon Branch donations will be donated to the KAIR Food Pantry
KAIR’s wish list for food pantry staples includes:
Macaroni and Cheese – Pop-Top Canned Pasta – Canned Meats – Canned Stews – Peanut Butter – Crackers – Canned Black Beans
Pop Top Complete Meals i.e. Vienna Sausages, Pork & Beans, Tuna, etc. – Pop Top Fruits
As always, cash donations …

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About the Marathon Library

Contact Marathon

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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[16 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Food for Fines

Don’t forget, it’s Food for Fines time! From now until December 24th, bring in non-perishable food items and have your late fees waived! Unfortunately, lost book fines are not included in this program. Marathon Branch donations will be donated to the KAIR Food Pantry
KAIR’s wish list for food pantry staples includes:
Macaroni and Cheese – Pop-Top Canned Pasta – Canned Meats – Canned Stews – Peanut Butter – Crackers – Canned Black Beans
Pop Top Complete Meals i.e. Vienna Sausages, Pork & Beans, Tuna, etc. – Pop Top Fruits
As always, cash donations …

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Holiday Hours

Season’s greetings from the Marathon Library! The library will close early, at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, December 24th, and will not reopen until Saturday, December 27th at 10:00 am. We will close early again for the New Year, at 6:00 pm on Wednesday December 31st, and will not reopen until Saturday, January 3, at 10:00 am. From all of us to all of you, we wish you all the happiness and cheer of the season.

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[8 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
First Friday Book Club

The First Friday Book Club meets on the first Friday of each month at the Marathon Library. Bring your tea or coffee and join us for a fun and illuminating two hour discussion. Due to the New Year’s holiday, next month’s meeting will be held on the second Friday, January 9, at 10:00 A.M.
For January, we’re reading and discussing A Grand Day to Get Lost, by Kris Radish. Please join us!

At the Marathon Library on Jan 9, 2015 at 10:00 AM

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[8 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
December’s First Friday Book Club Meeting

The Book Club met on December 5th to talk about this month’s book selection, “Snobs” by Julian Fellowes. The group’s discussion began with some background on the author. Two particularly relevant facts as they relate to the story are that Julian Fellowes is the creator of “Downton Abbey” and is married to Emma Kitchener, the niece of an earl and a former “Lady-In-Waiting.” The novel centers on the social nuances of the upper class in contemporary England.

The Book Club meets on the first Friday of each month. The first …

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