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Marilla Free Library

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Registration is required for all programs.  

Please call or stop by the library for more information.

1,000 Minutes of Summer Reading Program - Reading Logs will be available beginning July 1st.  Children earn prizes by keeping track of the minutes they read or are read to.

Secrets of the Animal World Revealed -  Join us Wednesday, July 10th at 1:00 pm for a live animal program, presented by wildlife educator Mark Carra from FasciNature. We will see a variety of living creatures from around our planet! From an African Lungfish to a snake with legs and more.  This program is perfect for ages 5 and up, but all ages are welcome.  Registration is required.  For more information or to register, please call 716-652-7449 or stop into the library.

Adventures in World Food -  Join Ms. Shannon Monday, July 15 at 11:00 am for a fun filled storytime.  Children will hear stories, play games, make crafts and have fun!  For ages 3-5.

Travel the World Through Food -  Thursday, July 18 at 2:00 pm.  For ages 6-12.  Join us for an adventure around the world.  Hear a story, try a variety of foods, and make candy sushi.  Please tell the staff about any food allergies when registering.


Individuals in need of an accommodation for any of the above programs may contact the ADA Coordinator at within 7 days of a program.

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Marilla Free Library will be having in-person meeting in July 9 at 7:00 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.    


Curbside and Walk-Up Service is 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. 


Previously record virtual programming, STEM and Arts & Crafts with Ms. Shannon are still available on Facebook 

 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

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 Template, Gnome 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