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The Elizabeth Taber Library is located at 8 Spring St., Marion. The phone number is 508-748-1252. The hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. More program information can be found on the library’s website at
Upcoming programs
Free Technology Workshops: 11 a.m. Thursdays in April and May. Come to the Elizabeth Taber Library to learn more about using email, social media and taking advantage of all that the library resources have to offer. Workshops will include April 27 — Facebook Q&A; May 4 — Magazines, movies, more books, oh my! (ETL’s free online resources); and May 11 — Find your next Great Read through online resources! To register for any one of these workshops, stop in, call 508-748-1252 or email Libby at
Ongoing programs
Afternoon Book Club: 2 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month. The May 16 novel will be “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly. Stop into the Elizabeth Taber Library to register and reserve a copy of the monthly book.

The Mystery Book Club: 11 a.m. the first Wednesday of every month. The May 3 discussion will feature “Monogram Murders: A New Hercule Poirot Mystery” by Sophie Hannah. Stop into the Elizabeth Taber Library to register and reserve a copy of the monthly book.

Museum passes: Heading to the museum with friends or family soon? Be sure to stop by the Elizabeth Taber Library first to check out any of our museum passes with your SAILS library card. The library currently has passes to Heritage Museums and Gardens, Museum of Fine Arts, Mystic Aquarium, New Bedford Whaling Museum, Plimoth Plantation, Roger Williams Zoo, and the DCR MassParks Pass. To reserve a pass or for more information, please call the library at 508-748-1252 or visit our website
Book a Librarian: Residents who have basic technology questions or need assistance with an electronic device recently acquired can call the library to book a one-on-one appointment with one of the staff members.

Home Delivery Services: The Elizabeth Taber Library, in partnership with the Council on Aging, is pleased to offer home delivery of library books to those Marion residents that need this service. To be eligible for this program, you must be a Marion resident with a library card in good standing. Before bringing materials to your home, a brief phone interview must be conducted with Libby O’Neill, the Library Director, to discuss your areas and authors of interest. To arrange to have library books or audio books delivered to your home, please call the Elizabeth Taber Library at 508-748-1252.

Free Online Resources: With a Marion library card, residents now have access to free information online. The Elizabeth Taber Library now subscribes to the following e-resources: Instant Flix, access to thousands of streaming films and shorts…

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