McDowell County Public Library

Teen Programs & Events

Negative Drawing

Tuesday, January 29 at 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, January 31 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will learn about negative drawing and how it involves the conscious creation of negative spaces.

 

Texture Painting with Glue

Tuesday, February 05 at 4:00 p.m.  Marion Branch

Thursday, February 07 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort

Teens will make beautiful cards just in time for Valentine’s Day using a glue resist technique.

 

Valentine’s Day Party

Tuesday, February 12 at 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, February 14 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort Branch

Trivia like game day with questions based on Young Adult fiction. There will be prizes. They may or may not be of the candy variety.

 

Poetry

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

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

Teens will learn about and try to their hand at Haiku, Limerick, Black out and Free Verse Poetry.

 

Making Rock Candy

Tuesday, February 26 at 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

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

Teens will learn the art of candy making. They will also get to take some home with them.

 

Mardi Gras Masks

Tuesday, March 05 at 4:00 p.m. Marion Branch

Thursday, March 07 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort Branch

Teens will work with paper mache to create unique masks that are perfect for Madi Gras or Cosplay.

 

Spiral Chandelier

Tuesday, March 12 at 4:00 p.m.  Marion Branch

Thursday, March 14 at 4:00 p.m. Old Fort Branch

Teens will learn how to make a colorful chandelier using recycled plastic that are great for a teen

bedroom.

 

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.

 

Oshibana

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

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

Teens will learn the Japanese art of using pressed flowers and other botanical materials. They will then

create a picture from these natural elements.

 

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.

 

  • 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
    Directions