McDowell County Public Library

Teen Programs & Events

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Reed Sculptures

Tuesday, January 23rd at 4:00 p.m.  Marion Branch

Thursday, January 25th at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort Branch

This process demonstrates how reeds can be inserted into corrugated channels that will hold them in place and easily release them as well.

 

Painted Glass

Tuesday, January 30@ 4:00 p.m.   Marion Branch

Thursday, February 1 @ 4:00 p.m. Old Fort Branch

Stained glass artists of the Middle Ages developed vitreous paint that could be applied to glass in much the same way as a canvas. Merging glass art and painting allowed artists to achieve beautiful, back lit scenes. This process uses acrylic paint and medium to create translucent artwork within a ring.

 

Plaster of Paris

Tuesday, February 6th @ 4 00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, February 8th @ 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will learn how to turn silk flowers into one of a kind keepsake.

 

Valentines Breakout Game

Tuesday, February 13th @ 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, February 15th @ 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will team up and be challenged by this Valentine’s Day game where they have to follow clues in order to get some chocolate!

 

I, Robot

Tuesday, February 20 @ 4:00 p.m.  Marion Branch

Thursday, February 22 @ 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will get the opportunity to imagine what they would look like as bionic beings which will be turned into self-portraits.

 

Arp, Art and Intuition

Tuesday, February 27 @ 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, March 01 @ 4:00 p.m. Old Fort Branch

This lesson on intuitive drawing is based on the art of Jean Arp (aka Hans), a pioneer of abstract art known for making randomness and chance part of his process.

 

 

 

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    Marion Library

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

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    Thursday: 10-7
    Saturday: 12:30-5
    Sunday: Closed
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    Phone 828-652-3858
    Fax 828-652-2098

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    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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    65 E Mitchell St
    Old Fort, NC 28762
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