The Marion County Library receives money to enhance Summer Reading Program
The Marion County Library is a countywide system serving a population of 35,466 through the Marion headquarters library, branches in Mullins and Nichols, and a bookmobile. The Marion County Library is an essential community resource whose mission is to insure that all residents have access to the library resources that meet their educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs. The Marion County Library impacts positively the quality of life in the community through continually
improved library services and outreach.
“Summer reading programs put books in the hands of Marion County children which is so important to avoiding the ‘summer slide’ in children’s reading achievement,” said Gene Tucker, executive director, Marion County Healthcare Foundation. “We are happy to help provide access to books and library programs over the summer to help improve literacy and improved reading skills in Marion County.