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.
Construction paper turkey

Thankfulness Turkey Craft

Friday, November 18, 2016, 4:00 pm

Join West End Interim Library Children’s Room as we detail what we are thankful for this holiday season with an exciting/fun craft! Coloring sheets available for younger children. Appropriate for ages 2+    
Thanksgiving Day Crafts

Fun Fall Crafts

Saturday, November 26, 2016, 2:00 pm

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for a fun fall craft. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
Halloween PictureCraft Supplies

Halloween "Mask-Making"

Friday, October 28, 2016, 3:00 pm

On the Friday before Halloween, the Northwest One Library will be making holiday masks in the children's room. Join us as we make masks and other cool and spooky crafts. We will have all the supplies you need to make your favorite Character or Super Hero themed masks, or you can feel free to make your very own special designed mask using your Imagination.  
Turkey in disguise

Save a Turkey!

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 4:00 pm

Listen to a story about a turkey who is invited to Thanksgiving dinner in A Turkey for Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting. Afterwards, children are invited to “save” a turkey by giving him a clever disguise—and creating a great story to go along with it. Ages 5-12.  
mandala coloring page

Color Club

Monday, October 31, 2016, 7:00 pm

Children and their families are invited to join us for Color Club. We'll provide special coloring sheets and supplies. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691. 
happy pumpkin face

A Spooky Family Crafternoon

Children 6+ and their families can decorate 3-D printed pumpkins and create ghost sun-catchers in the Fab Lab. Please register at Any questions? Contact Digital Commons at 202-727-1175
Mickey Mouse

Maker's Social Club: Mickey Mouse Day

Thursday, November 17, 2016, 6:00 pm

This month, Maker Social Club will be celebrating Mickey Mouse Day! Join us in making all things Mickey Mouse using the design software TinkerCAD and our 3-D printers.  Register at Registration will begin on November 1, 2016.  Children 6-12 must be accompanied by a guardian.  

A Tur-key-ful Family Crafternoon

Saturday, November 19, 2016, 3:00 pm

Crafts for children ages 6+ in the Fab Lab, Rm 219.   We'll be decorating 3D printed pilgrim hats and laser-cut turkeys, and making Happy Thanksgiving cards.  Parents are required to stay with their children during the program. Register online at  Registration will begin on November 1, 2016. 
Picture of STEAM logo

STEAM Ahead Club!

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 4:30 pm

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.