Arts & Crafts

memory book or altered book

Create a Memory Book by Janet Minichiello

Sunday, March 12, 2017, 2:00 pm

Learn how to transform an old book into a "memory book" that tells your own story. Use writing, drawing, painting, and/or collage to make a new artistic creation that will help you to both preserve and share special memories. All materials, including old books, will be provided; in addition, you are welcome to bring any of your own photographs, letters, or other mementos you may wish to use.
Shamrock coloring page

Adult Coloring: St. Patrick's Day Fun

Friday, March 17, 2017, 2:00 pm

Color yourself happy! All materials provided and light refreshments served.
sweater with heart-shaped elbow patches

Patch Up Your Heart: Valentine's Elbow Patches

Romance-up your old sweater or shirt by sewing on some heart-shaped elbow patches. (Broken hearts and other less cheerful designs will also be available for the grouchy among us.) Please bring your own clean garment. Patch material, stencils, and sewing supplies will be provided.  
Before and after photo editing

Photo Editing Basics - Beginner

Learn the basics of editing your photos with two popular computer programs: Adobe Photoshop and GIMP. We will cover basic color balance, clarity and resizing images. This program is for beginners.
Art Group for Adults

Art Groups for Adults

Monday, February 27, 2017, 10:00 am

All of us are works of art and artists at work.   Julie Youck, Art Therapy graduate student from George Washington University, offers a series of art workshops that introduces creative ways of using 2-D and 3-D media. Two sessions every Monday from 10 - 11 a.m. and 12 - 1 p.m. Registration required. Each class is limited to 8 only.  Call or email Jay at 202-727-0232 |
Adult coloring pattern

Adult Coloring

Relax and unwind with nice people as you practice meditative coloring. Free & open to the public. Supplies provided.
Adult coloring heart image

Adult Coloring - Valentine's Day Edition

Relax and celebrate romance with adult coloring. Supplies and light refreshments provided. Free & open to the public.
3D rooster

Maker's Social Club: Year of the Fire Rooster

New month, new theme! Let's celebrate Chinese New Year with festive 3-D trinkets. We will use the design software Tinkercad and the 3-D printers in the Fab Lab. The Fab Lab is located on the second floor of the NE stairwell. Children 6+ with guardian, teens and adults.   Register at
Chinese New Year

Introduction to Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is on January 28 and 2017 will be the year of the Rooster. The ​Georgetown Neighborhood Library is excited to have Mindy Wang from the Washington School of Chinese Language and Culture come and give an introduction to Chinese New Year traditions.  The presentation is on Jan. 28 at 1 p.m. Send any questions to
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KnitLit: A Cozy Wintertime Gathering for Knitters and Friends

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join Southeast Library and East City Bookshop for a weekly gathering of knitting, conversation, and, of course, literature. In addition to time for knitting, sharing projects, and meeting new people, each gather will feature a short audio-piece from our online collections of audiobooks. Warm up your winter nights with community and craft!