Artist solicitation - completed
The BookMarks Friends of the Marion Public Library need local artists help to be “Sitting Pretty.” Local artists are encouraged to submit a design to bring a chair and/or a stool to life. The final chairs and/or stools will be part of a fundraiser auction facilitated by the group. The BookMark’s mission is to support the services, facilities, and needs of Marion Public Library. 
Download your Sitting Pretty Artist Packet or pick one up at Marion Public Library. All entries must be submitted to the BookMarks Friends of Marion Public Library by dropping off at Marion Public Library no later than the Deadline Extended to 5pm Tuesday, November 30, 2021!

Creative Chairs/Stools debut - Downtown Marion Third Thursday, June 16 Come browse the fun in downtown Marion and look for the BookMarks under the Marion Public Library tent in Downtown Marion during the Third Thursday where you will be able to see the chairs (see sample photos) and make the first bids on your chair of choice. You will be able to follow the QR Code or web link to make a successful bid. Return often to outbid other buyers. Online bidding opens.

Creative Chairs/Stools on display - At Marion Public Library - June 17 thru July 4
When you visit the Library, you will be able to see the whole collection of chairs and stools in person so you can take a closer look at the creative talent. Online bidding continues.

Creative Chairs/Stools on display at area businesses - see listing where you can find a stool or chair - July 5-20
Our local business sponsors will display an item and you can continue to scan the QR code to access the online bidding to update your bid. Online bidding continues.
   Carroll's Jewelers
   The Sweada Mae Art Cafe
   The Marion Palace Theatre
   Marion Public Library

Creative Chairs/Stools on display - Downtown Marion Third Thursday, July 21 
Come browse the fun in downtown Marion and look for the BookMarks under the Marion Public Library tent in Downtown Marion during the Third Thursday where you will be able to get in your final bids on the chairs/stools. Follow the QR code or web link to make a successful bid. Online bidding continues through July 22. 

Final Day of Online Bidding - Check your bid often Friday, July 22 
Final day of online bidding. Bidding closes at ???? with final winners announced online.


The BookMarks appreciate your support!!

BookMarks: a Marion Public Library friends group 

445 East Church Street, Marion, OH 43302

bookmarks@marionlibrary.org

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