Teen Activities

For a full list of Teen Programs at the Marion Public Library, visit our Events Calendar!
All Teen Summer Library Programs in 2020 will happen online.
Online/Virtual Game Day

Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

We’ve got online board games and more. Middle and high schoolers can join in the fun from anywhere as we play games like Coup and Drawful. Worried you won’t know how to play? Join us anyway! We’ll teach you, or you can watch from the audience and cheer your friends on.
Meeting ID: 850 3240 2149
Password: GAMES
Snapchat Question of the Day

every weekday June - August, 2020
Location: Snapchat @teenservicesmpl

Follow Shanel, Rachel, and the Marion Public Library on Snapchat! Every weekday at 10am you'll see a post from us. Answer our questions, get library news, see funny memes, share pet photos, and more.

Virtual Dungeons & Dragons Club

Mondays, June 8 - August 17, 2020, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Dungeons & Dragons is an epic combination of storytelling, teamwork and rolling dice. Join us online via Zoom on Mondays in June, July, and August from 2-4pm. Beginners are welcome and all materials will be offered virtually, including character sheets and dice.

This group is for incoming 8th-12th graders. Preregistration is required. Participants will receive the Zoom meeting link via email after registering. We have reached the maximum number of participants. Please email rpollari@marionpubliclibrary.org if you want to be added to a wait list.
Teen Take & Make
Drop by the library window any time pick up supplies and instructions you’ll need to make a cool craft at home. Then watch our video on YouTube to see how it’s done. Supplies are limited. Ages 10+.
Teen Pathfinder Club

every Tuesday and Wednesday
Location: Discord

We currently have spots available in our High School Teen Pathfinder Club. If you are interested, please fill out the Teen RPG Registration Form. Rachel will contact you with more information.

Pathfinder is a roleplay game similar to Dungeons & Dragons. Shape your story by playing a character, rolling dice, and working as a team. Join us as Game Master Derek brings the group into the world of Na'baz. All materials provided.


*Programs listed on this page are for middle schoolers and/or high schoolers only. If you need accommodations to attend any teen program at the Marion Public Library, email Rachel or Shanel or call the library at 319-377-3412.


Teen Activity Kits (TAKs)

Teen Activity Kits are bags filled with different activities, games, and projects that you can check out and take wherever--home, to school, even on vacation! Take a look:

Card Games and Tricks

Learn new card games with friends or amaze them with magic tricks.

Duct Tape Crafts

Make crafts, gifts, and activities with duct tape.


Learn how to make 2D and 3D art using only paper and folding techniques.


Bend your brain with 2D and 3D puzzles, word searches, mazes, and more.


An all-in-one writing kit for aspiring poets, storytellers, and writers.

Yarn Crafts

Knit and crochet away, no matter if you're a beginner or a pro.

So, now you want to check one out? Visit our Teen Space! All available TAKs live at the end of our teen nonfiction section.

Still have questions? Here's our TAK FAQ or send us an email.