Teen Programs

Christmas in the ParkChristmas in the Park @ MPL

Friday, December 1, 2017, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Come celebrate the season at the library with a make-and-take ornament craft (5-7pm), tuba holiday music (6-6:30pm), and seasonal book and media sale!

The Marion Chamber will host more activities in Marion Square Park including a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, hot cocoa and popcorn, carriage rides, and the lighting of the Peace Tree. Local businesses will stay open late for the Peppermint Walk. There is something for everyone to enjoy!

Teen Anime ClubAnime Club

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Join us the first Tuesday of every month in Meeting Room A to hang out with other people who love anime as we watch shows and eat Japanese snacks.

Teen Movie Day: Wonder WomanEarly Out Teen Movie: Wonder Woman

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Come to the teens-only showing of Wonder Woman! Under the Lasso of Truth, we swear we’ll have popcorn!

Tween Giftmaking WorkshopTween Giftmaking Workshop

Friday, December 15, 2017, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Tweens in 3rd-8th grade are invited to a giftmaking workshop just in time for the holidays! Make a few super fun gifts for friends, family or even a little something for yourself. All supplies will be provided. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Stress Less: Study Space for High SchoolersStress Less: Study Space for High Schoolers

December 18 - 20, 2017, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

On December 18th, 19th, and 20th, high schoolers can drop in any time between 5-7pm for a quiet study space, snacks, and activities during finals week! Free coffee and hot drinks provided. Need a break from studying? Make your own stress ball, do some coloring, or join a free yoga session provided by the YMCA on the 19th and 20th from 6:30-7pm (bring your own mat or towel).

Teen Snowflake DayTeen Snowflake Day

Friday, December 22, 2017, 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

There snow place like the library! Come play minute-to-win-it games, make snowflake crafts and gifts, hang out with surprise guests, and watch the movie Elf starring Will Ferrell and Zooey Deschanel.

Teen Read & FeedTeen Read & Feed

Friday, December 29, 2017, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

We feed you pizza and snacks, you read in the library after it closes! Bring your own book or get a personal recommendation from a librarian. Pajamas encouraged. Registration and permission form required.

Teen Pathfinder ClubTeen RPG Clubs
Whether you've never played before or have conquered many campaigns, roleplay games are fun, immersive experiences that explore narratives, build teamwork, and shape stories with dice.
  • Come to the library Mondays from 3:30-5:30 to see what Pathfinder's all about. We meet in Meeting Room B!
  • Our Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club has a limited number of spots. Please fill out this online form and Rachel will send you more information.
(We need DMs! Want to DM a Dungeons & Dragons group? Fill out the online form and Rachel will contact you!)
Teen Travel TuesdaysTravel Tuesdays

every Tuesday, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Every Tuesday we’ll be traveling the world through the Marion Public Library. Come to Anime Club at its new time: the first Tuesday of every month! Stop by for Language Club on the second Tuesday of every month to pick up some new language skills and watch foreign films. Join us on the remaining Tuesdays for crafts, food, and special guests.

Teen Game Day WednesdaysGame Day Wednesdays

every Wednesday, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Gear up for some friendly competition every Wednesday at the Marion Public Library! We've got Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros Brawl, and Minecraft, as well as some awesome new board games like Codenames, Splendor, Mysterium, Forbidden Island, and more. Come ready to play!

Teen STEAM FridaysSTEAM Fridays

every Friday, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Ever wanted to make your own ice cream? What about programming a robot? Or maybe you’d like to try origami, watercolor painting, or making your own beads out of magazines? Every Friday, we’ve got a new Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math-related activity just for teens!

There will be no STEAM Friday activities on November 24th or December 1st.

Teen Anime ClubAnime Club

Tuesday, January 2, 2018, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Join us the first Tuesday of every month in Meeting Room A to hang out with other people who love anime as we watch shows and eat Japanese snacks.


Programs listed on this page are for middle schoolers and/or high schoolers, unless otherwise stated.

Upcoming Teen Events

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9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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