Teen Programs

Youth Advocating Kindness (YAK)

first Thursday of every month
Location: Conference Room

Come to listen and share what's on your mind in this no pressure, judgement-free zone. Middle schoolers meet from 4:00 - 4:30 p.m. High schoolers meet from 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Make It Thursday

second and fourth Thursday of every month, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Teen Space

Make It Thursday is a crafting and experimenting extravanganza just for middle and high schoolers. On the second and fourth Thursday of the month, drop into the Teen Space between 4-5pm to see what you can make. It's all free! All materials provided!

Teen Pathfinder Club

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

We currently have several spots available in our Teen Pathfinder Clubs! 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.

Eat Around the World

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Community Room

Come create simple recipes from cuisines around the world! Community members will be sharing recipes from around the globe in this tasty cooking program for middle and high schoolers. No experience with cooking is necessary.

Eat Around the World Registration (opens October 21st) required.

Krampus March: Minecraft with Network Nirvana

Friday, December 20, 2019, 4:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Learn, play, and be merry in this after-hours Minecraft program for middle and high schoolers. Learn about coding and creating from Network Nirvana--a professional business that creates Minecraft worlds!--then play in the Krampus March world:
"It's been a long and brutal year and it's time for players to relax and enjoy some more lighthearted activities with their friends. The stakes are minimal but the presents and merriment are high! Come to Krampus March and join us in the Jubilation of the season!"
Krampus March Registration (opens November 1st) and Krampus March Permission Form required. Bring your own computer and Minecraft account if you have them!


*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

Nov 01 to Nov 30
(All day)
Marion Public Library
Nov 22
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Meeting Room
Nov 23
9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Lobby/Taube Park/City Square Park
Adults Teens