McDowell County Public Library

Teen Programs & Events

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Special Guest Speaker

Kabao Lynhiavu

Tuesday, September 26 @ 4:00 p.m.   Marion Branch

Kabao has just returned from a year of study abroad in Brazil and will be a senior at McDowell High School this year! She would love to share her story of how she was awarded the BP Scholars Award which paid for her adventure.

 

Make Your Own Brushes

Tuesday, October 03 @ 4 00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, October 05 @ 4 :00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will create a customized mark-making brush for ink sketching or painting.

 

Straw Weaving

Tuesday, October 10 @ 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, October 12 A 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will learn how to use drinking straws to weave yarn into eye-catching bracelets.

 

No Programs October 17th or 19th because Miss Lori will be at a conference.

 

Shaving Crème Marble Paper

Tuesday, October 24 @ 4:00 p.m.  Marion Branch

Thursday, October 26 @ 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will use shaving crème and paint to create a marbled effect on paper.

 

 Break Out Box

Tuesday, October 31 @ 4:00 p.m.  Marion Branch

Thursday, November 2 @ 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will compete and see if they can open all of the locks on a box by figuring out puzzles and following clues. The first team to get the box open wins the prize inside the box!

 

Talking Rocks

Tuesday, November 7 @ 4:00 p.m.  Marion Branch

Thursday, November 9 @ 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will learn about “petroglyphs” and have a chance to make their own in this hand on introduction.

 

Polymer  Clay Creations

Tuesday, November 14 @ 4: 00 p.m.  Marion Branch

Thursday , November 16 @ 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will get to use their imagination as they design their own fictional creatures using polymer clay.

 

Woven Turkeys

Tuesday,  November 21 @ 4:00 p.m.  Marion Branch

Closed Thursday Old Fort @ 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Miss Megan will teach the teens how to create a yarn weaving that resembles a turkey.

 

Mythical Beast Paper

November 28 @ 4:00 p.m.  Marion

November 30 @ 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will be learning how to make pulp paper which they will be able to turn into a mythical beast.

 

Subway Art

December 5 @ 4:00 p.m. Marion

December 7 @ 4:oo p.m. Old Fort

Teens will be making word collages in subway art fashion.

 

Mandalas

December 12 @ 4:00 p.m.  Marion

December 14 @ 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will be learning about and creating their own mandalas by upcyling  old Cd’s.

 

 

Self Portraits Collage

December 19 @ 4:00 p.m.  Marion

December 21 @ 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will turn a picture of themselves into a collaged creation. This would make a perfect holiday gift.

 

 

 

  • Hours

    Marion Library

    Mon, Wed, Fri: 10-5:30
    Tue, Thu: 10-7
    Saturday: 11-5
    Sunday: Closed
    Holiday Hours

    Old Fort Library

    Monday: Closed
    Tues, Wed, Fri: 10-5:30
    Thursday: 10-7
    Saturday: 12:30-5
    Sunday: Closed
    Holiday Hours

  • Get in touch

    Marion Library

    Phone 828-652-3858
    Fax 828-652-2098

    Old Fort Library

    Phone 828-668-7111
    Fax 828-668-4013


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    Marion Library

    90 W Court St
    Marion, NC 28752
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    Old Fort Library

    65 E Mitchell St
    Old Fort, NC 28762
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