Teen Programs

Programs listed on this page are for middle schoolers and/or high schoolers. We know you're busy, so with the exception of any programs that require registration, all are drop-in programs: come when you can and leave when you want!

Travel Tuesday: Catherine McAuley CenterVisit with the Catherine McAuley Center

Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Join staff from the Catherine McAuley Center on Tuesday, January 30th at 3:00pm for a special Travel Tuesday. We’ll learn about how our community is changing and how we can welcome new neighbors.

MPL Teen Choice Awards 2017MPL Teen Choice Awards: Voting

February 1st - 28th, 2018

Pick your favorite books, movies, music, and more in the MPL Teen Choice Awards! Stop by the Information Desk in February to fill out a ballot, or vote online HERE. Stay tuned for information about our after-hours teen party on Friday, March 9th. We’ll have food, fun, and cool door prizes—and we’ll announce the winners!

Teen Anime ClubAnime Club

Tuesday, February 6, 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.

Teen Un-Valentine's Day Party

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
for middle schoolers: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
for high schoolers: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Think Cupid is stupid? Time to turn up the angst at our Teen Un-Valentine’s Day Party. No registration required! Email Shanel with any questions or dietary needs.

Teen Pathfinder ClubTeen RPG Clubs

Both our Teen Pathfinder Club and our Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club are currently at capacity. To be added to a wait list, please fill out this form. If you are interested in DMing for either D&D 5e or Pathfinder, we'd love to have you! Any age can apply to be a DM. Please email Rachel if interested.

Teen SpaceTeen Space

every Tuesday & Friday, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

We’ve got a space set aside just for teens every Tuesday and Friday from 3-4 p.m. Do homework, hang out with friends, or just relax. It’s your space—make it what you want it to be!

Teen Travel TuesdaysTravel Tuesdays

every Tuesday, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Every Tuesday we’ll be traveling the world through the Marion Public Library. Come to Anime Club on the first Tuesday of every month! 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 board games like SuperFight, Betrayal at House on the Hill, and more. Come ready to play!

Community ConnectionsCommunity Connection

every Thursday, 4:15 - 5:15 p.m.

Get connected to your community with free food and fun! Every Thursday, Marion Cares will bring in a different local club or special guest, like the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Marion Robotics, and more. This weekly program is open to all school-aged youth, including middle and high schoolers.

Teen STEAM FridaysSTEAM Fridays

every Friday, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Every Friday, we’ve got a new Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math-related activity just for teens.

Teen Anime ClubAnime Club

Tuesday, March 6, 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.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Teen Events

Jan 22
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Meeting Room B
General Teens
Jan 23
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Meeting Room A
General Teens
Jan 24
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Meeting Room A
General Teens

Teen Reading Programs

Book a Trip: Teen Edition

Book a Trip: This year-round, all-ages reading program couldn't be easier: all you have to do is read books! Pick up a map from the Information Desk or download one here, and check off each state as you read a book that either takes place in that state, is about that state, or is by an author who is from that state. Read your way across the USA!

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