McDowell County Public Library

Teen Programs & Events

 

 Paper Weaving

Tuesday, May 21 at 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, May 23 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort Branch

Teens will use poster board to create colorful woven wall hangings.

 

Cross Bow Competition

Tuesday, May 28 at 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, May 30 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort Branch

Teens will learn how to make a crossbow using pencils, rubber bands, and a few other random

materials. They will then compete to see who can get the closest to the bulls eye using their bow.

 

Decorate the Teen Area

Tuesday, June 4 at 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, June 6 at 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

Teens will help Miss Lori decorate the teen area for the Summer Reading Program.

 

 The Teen Summer Reading Program

Sign ups begin Monday, June 10th at 10:00 a.m. in Marion

and Tuesday, June 11th in Old Fort at 10:00 a.m.

The first 20 teens to sign up will receive a canvas bag.

Who can participate: Rising 6th graders through aged 18 who sign up.

 

Teen Time- June 4th Decorate the YA Area

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

Thursday, June 6 at the Old Fort Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Teens will help Miss Lori decorate the teen area.

 

Teen Time- Galaxy Bandanas

Tuesday, June 11 at the Marion Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 13 at the Old Fort Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Teens will learn how to create a bandana that has a galactic design.

 

Teen Time- Roswell Files Breakout Box

Tuesday, June 18 at the Marion Branch Library,4:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 20 at the Old Fort Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Teens 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.

 

Teen Time- Iron Chef

Tuesday, June 25 at the Marion Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 27 at the Old Fort Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Teens wills compete against each other to create out of this world

dishes.

 

Teen Time – Sun Catchers

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

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

Teens will use stain glass paint to create beautiful sun catchers with galaxy

designs.

 

Teen Time- Alien on Canvas

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

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

Teens will use acrylic paint to create one of a kind alien print.

 

Teen Time- Tea Light Planets

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

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

Teens will make miniature planets that light up.

 

Teen Time- Pizza Party- Musical Chairs

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

Thursday, August 01 at the Old Fort Branch Library, 4:00 p.m.

Teens will celebrate the end of the summer reading program with a pizza

party.

 

  • 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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  • Find us

    Marion Library

    90 W Court St
    Marion, NC 28752
    Directions

    Old Fort Library

    65 E Mitchell St
    Old Fort, NC 28762
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