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Teen Fall Programs

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One Line Wall Art

Tuesday, October 9 , at the Marion Branch Library, 4:00 p.m

Thursday, October 11 at the Old Fort Branch Library, 4:00 p.m

Teens will use old books and magazines to create one of a kind word wall art.

 

Acrylic Painting on Canvas

Tuesday, October 16 at the Marion Branch Library,4:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 18 at the Old Fort Branch Library,4:00 p.m.

Teens will paint a very colorful ostrich on canvas using acrylic paints.

 

Pendulum Painting

Tuesday, October 23 at the Marion Branch Library,4:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 25 at the Old Fort Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Teens will learn how to create a pendulum which can be used to create a

unique painting.

 

Breakout Box

Tuesday, October 30 at the Marion Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 1 at the Old Fort Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Teens will have to follow clues, sidestep the red herrings, and work together

to beat the clock in order to get the box open in time to win a prize inside.

 

Mixed Media Lighthouses

Tuesday, November 6 at the Marion Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 8 at the Old Fort Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Teens will create a portrait of a lighthouse using several different materials.

 

Teen Time -Silhouette Painting

Tuesday, November 13 at the Marion Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 15 at the Old Fort Branch Library,4:00 p.m.

Teens will paint a striking silhouette on canvas.

 

Teen Time -Soap Making Class

Tuesday, November 27 at the Marion Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 29 at the Old Fort Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Teens will learn how to make soap.

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Adult & Senior Programs

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Adult Programming

October 10 – Resume Building Workshop 1:00 PM at the Marion Branch Library. Attendees will work with professionals to construct an effective resume and learn tips in conducting a memorable interview.

October 11 – Ghost Hunters Forum 5:30 PM at the Marion Branch Library. M&D Paranormal and Cryptid Research presents a forum to discuss paranormal activity in Western, North Carolina.

October 24 – Julia Nunnally Duncan, Local Author Book Signing 4:00 PM at the Marion Branch Library. Julia Nunnally Duncan, author of A Neighborhood Changes, will be presenting her works, reading excerpts, and signing copies.

October 25 – Character-Con/Trivia Night 5:30 PM at the Marion Branch Library. Dress up as your favorite book character and join us for a Trivia Night. Refreshments and fun will be provided!

November 5 – War Ink 4:00 PM at the Marion Branch Library. Storytelling – Veterans from Western, North Carolina describe, display and record their war memorial body art.

November 8 – Board Game Night 5:30 PM at the Marion Branch Library. Join us for a night of board games, fun, refreshments, and prizes. Games will be provided.

November 15 – Idol Talk, Local Author and Editor Signing and Presentation 5:30 PM at the Marion Branch Library. Susan Woodring, contributor to Idol Talk and Tamra Wilson, editor of Idol Talk, will be presenting their work, reading excerpts, and signing copies. We will be raffling off one, signed copy of their book. Attendance is required to enter.

November 19 – Recipe Swap 4:00 PM at the Marion Branch Library. Bring a copy of your favorite family recipe and exchange with others. Recipe cards will be provided. We will be raffling off a cookbook. Attendance is required to enter.

December 6 – Gingerbread House Decorating Party 5:30 PM at the Marion Branch Library. Create your own Gingerbread House and enter in a chance to win a door prize. Attendance is required to enter. Refreshments will be served.

December 7 – Gingerbread House Decorating Party 4:00 PM at the Old Fort Branch Library. Create your own Gingerbread House and enter in a chance to win a door prize. Attendance is required to enter. Refreshments will be served.

December 13 – Ugly Christmas Sweater Decorating Party 5:30 PM at the Marion Branch Library. Join us for a night of decorating. You provide the sweater and we’ll provide the ugly! The ugliest sweater will win a prize!

December 17 – Bingo Night 4:00 PM at the Marion Branch Library. Refreshments will be served and prizes will be given!

December 1-18 – Toy Drive. Sponsored by McDowell Public Library, Sunkissed Tanning, and McDowell County Head Start. Donation boxes will be placed at the Marion and Old Fort Library Branches, as well as Sunkissed Tanning Salon on Main Street. Toys will be donated to children in McDowell County.

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