Teen Programs

Teen Summer Reading 2017Teen Summer Reading: Build A Better World

June 1st - July 28th, 2017

Register for the 2017 Teen Summer Reading Program! It is open to all 6th-12th graders. Read books, win prizes, attend events, make new friends, and do good in your community!

Register HERE!

Healthy Choices for TweensHealthy Choices for Tweens

Thursday, July 13th, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Learn about basic, no-heat food preparation, how to make good eating choices, and how to keep your body happy and healthy.

Keep an eye out for more "Healthy Choices" programming this fall!

Special Celebration! Thursday, August 3rd, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Teen Game Week July 18th-20thTeen Game Week

Tuesday, July 18th, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, July 19th, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 20th, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Gear up for some friendly competition during Teen Game Week at the Marion Public Library! We've got Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Betrayal at House on the Hill, Oregon Trail the Card Game, Minecraft, and more! Come ready to play.

Doodlers' Drop-inDoodlers' Drop-in

Thursday, July 20, 2017, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Do you enjoy drawing? Drop in Meeting Room B for some space and inspiration to draw and meet other teen artists. We will provide the materials, you bring your creativity!

Teen Lock-in 2017Teen Lock-in

Friday, July 21, 2017, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

You voted: this year’s teen lock-in theme is...

Throwback to the 90s!

Jump back to the decade of the Spice Girls, gel pens, VHS tapes, Nickelodeon, the Macarena, and scrunchies. We’ll be showing the movies Jumanji and Clueless, eating quintessential 90s snacks, playing classic board games and video games, and more. It’s gonna be so fly!

Space is limited. You must register AND fill out a permission form to attend. Forms can also be picked up at the Information Desk.

STEM Monday: Bottle FlippingSTEM Mondays: Bottle Flipping

Monday, July 24, 2017, 10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

Join us on the 2nd and 4th Mondays this summer! Build bridges, program robots, make YouTube videos, and more! No registration is required. Open to all middle schoolers and high schoolers.

Did you know there's some science to the bottle-flipping craze? This week, come test your theories and learn how to successfully land your bottles almost every time!

Lego Mindstorms for High SchoolersLego Mindstorms for High Schoolers

Monday, July 24 - Friday, July 29, 2017
3:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Are you going into 9th-12th grade? Ever wanted to build a robot? Now's your chance! We’re looking for fifteen teens to build and program robots using LEGO® Mindstorms® technology. Have fun while participating in this STEAM program! Stop by the Information Desk to pick up an application or register ONLINE. Applications are due July 20th.

Teen Pool Party 2017Teen Pool Party!

Saturday, July 29, 2017, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m
at the Marion Municipal Pool (Willowood Park)

Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with a pool party! We'll have free pool passes, food, games, and more. We'll also be drawing for the Teen Grand Prize winners, so don't miss out!

No registration is required for this event. Join us at the Willowood Park Pavillion to claim your pool pass and celebrate with us!

STEM Mondays: EclipsesSTEM Mondays: Eclipses
with the Cedar Amateur Astronomers

Monday, July 31, 2017, 10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

A near-total solar eclipse will be visible from Iowa on Monday, August 21st, and we're excited to offer some special programming for this rare event! Come learn about Eclipses from the Cedar Amateur Astronomers, and stay tuned for more in August.



Upcoming Teen Events

10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Meeting Rooms A&B
General Teens
3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Meeting Rooms A&B
General Teens
3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Meeting Rooms A&B
General Teens