McDowell County Public Library

Teen Programs & Events

Layer and Scratch Art

Tuesday, March 19 at 4:00 p.m.  Marion Branch

Thursday, March 21 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort Branch

Teens will learn how to make a paper that when scratched reveals multiple colorful designs.

 

Working with Masking Fluid

Tuesday March 26 at 4:00 p.m.  Marion Branch

Thursday, March 28 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort Branch

Teens will learn how to use masking fluid to create a unique picture of lightening.

 

Break Out Box

Tuesday, April 2 at 4:00 p.m.   Marion Branch

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

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.

 

Paint Party

Tuesday, April 9 at 4 00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, April 11 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will be taking acrylic paint to canvas and transforming it into a masterpiece of little birds with very

long legs.

 

Protect  Your Peeps

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

Thursday, April 18 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Using cardboard, teens will be challenged to create a barrier that will protect their peeps from opposing

teens who will be trying to knock them out of a game of peep war.

 

Drawing Scavenger Hunt

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

Thursday, April 25 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will randomly pull a description of from a hat and then be challenged to draw that object. You do

not need to be an artist to attend!

 

Zentangle

Tuesday, April 30 at 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, May 2 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort Branch

Teens will learn a fun art technique that uses structured patterns to create delightful surprises.

 

Recycled Magazine Pictures

Tuesday, May 7at 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, May 9 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort Branch

Teens will turn old magazines into whimsical portraits.

 

 

Bookmarkers with Style

Tuesday, May 14 at 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, May 16 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort Branch

Teens will learn how to take some ordinary materials, and create some anything but ordinary book

markers.

 

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.

 

 

  • 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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