Your Community Library


The library relies on the involvement from patrons to continue to offer the most relevant and impactful services to the community.

Have a skill you’d like to share or teach others? Volunteer opportunities are available for all skill and commitment levels.  All volunteers are trained and actively supported by staff.

Have questions about volunteering? Please contact us.

Monetary Gifts

The Marathon Public Library is a registered Canadian non-profit organization (#107664245RR0001). Monetary donations to support  programming and lending materials are very appreciated!

Donations can be made in person (cash/cheque) or online via Canada Helps.

Donate Materials

The library accepts donations of books (hardcover/paperback); especially new release books and series. Donations can be dropped off at the library during regular hours.



Duration: Ongoing

Plantables is a startup based in Forest, Ontario that grows healthy, hardy and happy fruit and vegetable plants and ship them DIRECTLY to your door, when you want them!  

Pick what plants you want to grow, choose when you want them delivered and wait for your box of garden-ready plants to arrive on your doorstep. Shipping weeks are available from April- June. 

A portion of the proceeds of every order directly benefits the Marathon Public Library.

Use code: marathonpl at checkout

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