Arts & Crafts

50th Anniversary Balloons

Countdown to the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Palisades Library on November 15!

The Palisades Library will celebrate 50 years at the V St NW location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan will lead a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. A special day of events is planned including technology workshops, local bands, and a puppet show!  See a 3-D printer in action and meet local community groups!  The day's events have been generously supported by the Friends of Palisades Library.
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National Grandparent's Day Craft

September 11 is National Grandparent's Day. Join us for a special read-along as we provide themed books to enjoy or checkout. Then stay as we make a card to celebrate our loved ones. You can take it home or mail it so that they know how important they are to you. For ages 5 and up. 
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STEAM Ahead Club!

If you enjoyed our Maker month programming this past July, then this new club is just for you. STEAM involves science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics initiatives for children and teens. Join us each month for an exciting afternoon as we perform an out of this world experiment or reach for new artistic heights. It's time for learning and potential. For ages 6 and up; however, harder activities will require the assistance of a caretaker or parent. 
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STEAM Ahead Club: Mad Scientist Challenge

In honor of Halloween, it's time to don your science googles. It's a mad, mad science related adventure as we try to make slime. It should be spectacularly gross but fun!
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Haunted House Craft

Who needs to go to a haunted house when you can make your own? Join us for a spooktacular afternoon as we make a miniature house that can be decorated for Halloween. Halloween related books will be available to read or for check out. It's ghastly, it's ghoulish - it's just plain fun! For ages 6 and up. All materials will be provided. 
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Paper Ninja Puppets

Are you as swift as a rabbit? Cunning as a snake? Tricky as a panther? No - well that's OK! This afternoon we will learn about the Japanese ninja through books and a fun craft. We will make a fantastic paper bag ninja that you can take home and keep. Who knows? Maybe this will inspire you to become the next hokage. For ages 6 and up.
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Honey Bee Craft

Did you know that September is National Honey month?  Let's honor all of those hardworking honey bees! Join us for a fun and informative craft as we learn more about these special creatures. For ages 5 and up. 
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First Day of Autumn

Winter is coming but until then let's enjoy the glorious change in season. Thursday September 22nd is the first day of autumn. Join us for a lovely afternoon as we participate in an autumnal craft. Books will be on hand for checkout. For ages 5 and up. 
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Teddy Bear Jamboree

Come on sleepyheads! Before winter sets in and animals start to hibernate, let's have a teddy bear jamboree. We'll read some bear related books as well have material on hand for check out. Best of all, join us for a fun teddy bear themed craft that you can take home. For ages 6 and up. 
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Kids' Club: Back-to-School Crafts

Want to head back to school in style? Come to the library to make and decorate your own school supplies. Craft supplies provided.  Ages 5+  

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