Welcome to Baer Memorial Library!


Our Mission

“The Baer Memorial Library’s mission is to provide quality resources to support the College's curriculum; expert services to support Marion Military Institute cadets, faculty and staff; and an environment where life-long learning is encouraged and where cadets can meet their educational, informational and socialization needs.”

Special Hours

Beginning Monday August 14

Fall 2017
Sunday                   1830-2130

Monday                  0730-2130

Tuesday                  0730-2130

Wednesday             0730-2130

Thursday                 0730-2130

Friday                      0730-1400


Are you interested in donating a book to the library?  Book donations are commemorated by a letter and a book plate giving the name of the donor (or the name of the individual honored by the donation).

If you want to donate materials but don't know what we might like, you can visit Baer Memorial Library's Amazon Wish List.

Book Reviews

Read book reviews here


Community Use
Baer Memorial Library is open to the public. Resources available for in-house use include: books, computers with Internet access and AV materials.  Baer Memorial Library asks that computer use is restricted to academic or informational pursuits and that Marion Military Institute cadets be given priority when it comes to the use of resources.
Children under 17 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.
Baer Memorial Library does not extend check-out privileges to community members at this time.

Baer Memorial Library reserves the right to refuse service to anyone being disruptive in the facility.

Research Tools

Online Catalog

*Require username/password.  Please come to the library for details or email librarian@marionmilitary.edu for access.



Research Guides

Click here for a complete listing of MMI's Research Guides

Art / Music

    Quality Web Sites For Art and Art History
    Quality Web Sites and Databases for Music


    Quality Web Sites and Databases for Military History
    Quality Web Sites and Databases for US History

    Quality Web Sites and Databases for World History-1



    Quality Web Sites and Databases for American Literature

    Quality Web Sites and Databases for World Literature


LearningExpress Library

Career info, learning videos.
Select Resources and Research Links

New users, click Register button on the top right corner.
Fill out the form (your email will be your username); password will need to be at least six characters long (no spaces).

Room Reservations

Need to reserve the library for a tour?  Want to show a movie to your class in the Woody Moore Room?  Would using one of our computer labs make your class easier?  Click here for room schedules to see if the room is available when you need it.  Then, e-mail or call the library to reserve the room.

As per our policy manual, rooms can only be reserved by MMI staff or faculty members. The CLC may be reserved by cadets as it is available.