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.
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone book cover

Girls Make History: Music!

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 4:30 pm

Kids ages 5 & up are invited to celebrate Women's History Month every Tuesday afternoon in March. Each session will feature stories of history-makers and include interactive activities. This week, get inspired by women who made music history, then try out a few musical instruments & make a musical instrument of your own to take home!  
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Girls Make History: Art!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 4:30 pm

Kids ages 5 & up are invited to celebrate Women's History Month every Tuesday afternoon in March. Each session will feature stories of history-makers and include interactive activities. This week, get inspired by women who made art history, then make some art of your own to take home or display at the library!  
Selma, Lord Selma

“With My Own Two Hands: Brave and Fearless Children of the Civil Rights Movement”

Friday, February 24, 2017, 3:30 pm

The Northeast Library proudly celebrates Black History Month with the theme “With My Own Two Hands: Fearless Children of the Civil Rights Movement."  On February 24 at 3:30 p.m., we will end Black History Month with a screening of the film Selma, Lord, Selma.
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Springtime Paper Flowers Craft

Friday, March 17, 2017, 4:00 pm

Come celebrate Springtime and make beautiful or funky paper flowers! Appropriate for ages 3+  
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Catch a Leprechaun!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 6:00 pm

Leprechauns have gotten loose at Woodridge Library! They are searching for gold... wherever it may be! We have to build some traps to catch these leprechauns!  We will have all the supplies you will need-- Graham crackers, frosting, candy, and a little gold to lure the leprechauns to our traps! Afterwards, you can eat your creation/take it home in case there are leprechauns lurking in your homes!  We will be on the hunt, making our traps from 6:00-7:00 pm, on Wednesday March 15th!
Dr. Seuss

Happy Birthday to You!: A Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 3:30 pm

Do you think BIG thinks? Do you dream BIG dreams? Do you LOVE Dr. Seuss? We do too! So come join us on Wednesday, March 1 at 3:30 pm at the Northeast Neighborhood Library for an afternoon of crazy crafts, silly snacks, and goofy games! We will have music, giveaways, conduct a reader’s theater and eat some birthday cake in honor of the man who loved words, rhyming, and imagination. So come on down and celebrate! We hope to see you there! Stop by the Children’s Desk on the second floor to RSVP!
Happy Birthday to You by Dr. Seuss book cover

Dr. Seuss Celebration Story Time

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 10:30 am

Children of all ages and their adults are invited to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday! Join us for a special family story time featuring Dr. Seuss books, followed by snacks and Seuss-inspired activities.
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Animation Unplugged: A MEDIA SAVVY Workshop

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 4:30 pm

This course is an introduction to the basics of animation and is designed to stimulate recognition, discussion and comprehension of animated cinematic releases and video game technology. "Animation Unplugged" invites animators of all ages and artistic levels to create flip books, thaumotropes and other optical toys. Animation blends media literacy, visual arts, and technology education.  Through the creation of optical toys and flipbooks participants (unsuspectingly) incorporate:
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Family Fun For Everyone

Valentine Day Craft: Make a card - show your love! All arts and craft materials will be supplied.  

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