Marilla Free Library

The Library is open to the public. 

The Library Hours will be as follows:

Monday          10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday          1:00 - 8:00 pm

Wednesday    10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday        1:00 - 8:00 pm

Saturday         10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  

Curbside and Walk-Up Service will still be available during open hours – please call the library at 652-7449 for more information or to schedule a pick up   Click here for more information on how to place an order. 


Oceans of Possibilities with image of child with book on head


Summer Events

Join the 1,000 Minutes of Summer Reading Program at the Marilla Free Library.  Reading Logs can be picked up at the library beginning June 27.  Children earn prizes by keeping track of the minutes they read or are read to.

Registration Is Required for All Programs.  Call 652-7449 or stop in for more information.

Story Hour with Ms. Shannon for children ages 3-5 on Wednesday, July 6, July 20, August 3 and August 17 at 10:30 a.m.  Children will hear under the sea themed stories, play games, make crafts and have fun! 


Story Hour with Ms. Shannon for children ages 3-5 on Thursday, July 7, July 21, August 4 and August 18 at 6:00 p.m.  Children will hear under the sea themed stories, play games, make crafts and have fun! 


Summer Fun Club - Hear stories, play games, make crafts and discover surprise activities! Free and open to children ages 6-12.  Summer Fun Club will be held Wednesday, July 13, August 10 and 24 at 11:00 am.


Lego Club - Thursday, July 14 and August 11 at 6:00 pm for ages 5 and up.  We will make cool creations and you may even find your masterpiece on display in the library. 


Oceans of Possibilities Music and Fun with Buffalo and Brandy Wednesday, July 27th at 1:00 pm for this all age’s fun family program. The program includes high energy interactive music using electronic and acoustic instruments, along with magic and singing, and an emphasis on reading.  The intriguing world of electronics in music is brought to life when kids and adults participate to change sounds and create a variety of music through touch. Join us for this exciting program!!  Funding provided by the Kiwanis Club of Marilla.


Take and Make Kits - Kits include an Under the Sea themed craft, coloring sheets, suggested reading list, and other activities that you can do at home!  No registration required.  While supplies last.


Pirate Scavenger Hunt During library hours for the month of August.  All ages.  No registration required.



Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Marilla Free Library will be having in-person meeting on Tuesday, July 12 at 7 pm.  New or interested members are welcome.  The meeting will be held at the Marilla Free Library.  Please call the library at 652-7449 for more information.

We are now collecting books for our Annual Book Sale.  Donations may be dropped off at the Library during regular open hours, no later than October 1st.  Sorry, we cannot accept textbooks, condensed books, periodic magazines, encyclopedias, or VHS tapes.     


Book Club

Midnight Library by Matt Haig will be discussed - Tuesday, September 27 at 2 pm.  Please stop in or call for more information or to sign up. 



Virtual STEM with Ms. Shannon

On our Facebook Page we will share fun STEM activities that can be done at home, using materials you might find around the house.  For all ages. Visit our Facebook page at: 

 Past activities that can be found on our Facebook Page:  Magic Milk, Rubber Rainbow Eggs, Homemade Ice Cream, Make a Catapult, Cardboard Marble Run, Elephant Toothpaste, Rock Candy, Rainbow Rain, Inflate a Balloon with Pop Rocks, Exploding Baggie, Walking Water, Homemade Lava Lamp and Build a Tent for figurine



Virtual Arts & Crafts with Ms. Shannon

An arts and craft activity with easy to follow instructions will be posted on our Facebook Page that families can do at home.  For all ages.  Visit our Facebook page at: 

Past activities that can be found on our Facebook page:  Decorating Easter Eggs three different ways. We used Rice, Markers and Whip Cream. Simple Suncatchers  Spring Template, Make a Book, Window Painting, Mother's Day Craft, Race Car, Memorial Day Star Wreath, Bubble Art, Marble Paper Art, Play Stethoscope and Blood Pressure Cuff  Doctor Templates, Father's Day Crafts: Cards and Sharpie Marker Mugs, and a Light up Campfire, Shark Puppet TemplateGnome Hat Pattern




Lawn Games

The Marilla Free Library has lawn games available for a 7-day loan period. 

We have Yardzee / Farkle, Bocce Ball, Jenga, Croquet, Viking Bowling, Kan Jam, and Ladder Ball. 

Items must be borrowed from and returned to the Marilla Free Library with an Adult Card.  Stop by the library or call for more information.

Croquet mallets and balls in the grass