Teen Programs

A Universe of Stories

Summer programs listed on this page are for incoming 6th-12th graders unless otherwise noted.
If you need accommodations to attend any teen program at the Marion Public Library, contact Rachel or Shanel by calling 319-377-3412.

Galactic Fridays: Eat Like An Astronaut

Friday, July 26, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Ever wondered how astronauts eat in space? How they exercise and stay healthy? Register to join volunteer NASA Ambassador Mark Brown as we explore how to eat like an astronaut and sample a little space food. Register for Eat Like an Astronaut

Teen Lock-In: Space Party

Friday, August 2, 2019, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

It's a SPACE PARTY. Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program at this after-hours party just for teens. Join us for food, door prizes, karaoke, a glow-in-the-dark scavenger hunt, and more. Each participant must turn in a completed permission form.

Register for the Teen Space Party
Download the Teen Space Party Permission Form

Dungeons & Dragons Club (9th-12th)

Mondays, June 17-August 19, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Are you going into 9th-12th grade? Are you interested in Dungeons & Dragons? This summer, the Marion Public Library will have a spot for high schoolers to play D&D.

You only need to register once, whether you plan to attend any or all session(s): Register for D&D Club (9th-12th)

Rockin' Drop-Ins

Thursdays in June, July, and August, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Teens-only activities, crafts, and challenges at the library at the same time as the music in City Square Park! Click here for the list of each week's Rockin' Drop-In Activities. No registration is required.

Families are welcome at our Family Drop-Ins on Thursdays from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the children's area.

Teen Pathfinder Club

every Tuesday and Wednesday, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Our Pathfinder Club is currently at capacity. If you are interested in being added to a wait list, 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, contact Rachel or Shanel by calling 319-377-3412.


Upcoming Teen Events

Jan 16 to Sep 30
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
This is online at join.bethematch.org/MarionLibrary through September 30, 2019
Jul 23
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Marion Public Library Teen Space
Jul 24
10:45 AM to 11:15 AM
Meeting Room