Teen Activities

For a full list of Teen Programs at the Marion Public Library, visit our Events Calendar!
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 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.