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.

GO FLY A KITE!

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 2:00 pm

JOIN US IN THE DOROTHY I. HEIGHT BENNING  CHILDREN'S ROOM TO CREATE AND  DESIGN YOUR VERY OWN KITE. AGES 6-10 THIS PROGRAM IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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Eggstravaganza

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 4:00 pm

Come celebrate spring with egg-citing crafts, games, stories and refreshments. This program is recommended for all ages. 
Edible Poetry

Edible Poetry

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 4:00 pm

Come construct poetry that you can eat! Haiku and list poems with edible results in honor of Poetry Month. This program is recommended for ages 7 and up.  
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Living the American Indian Experience

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 4:00 pm

Papitám means “Let’s Play” in the Algonquian language of the Piscataway people. Come participate in culturally appropriate local Native American experiences: make-and-take Sisku (clay) pots, practice safety archery at our Ahtu (deer) station, listen to a Piscataway story by the indoor fire and wrap things up with drumming and dancing!  There is a maximum of 25 participants, so we will start handing out tickets 1 hour before this program. This program is for ages 5 and up. 
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Kids' Crafternoon: Up-Cycled Craft for Earth Day

Monday, April 24, 2017, 4:30 pm

Kids 6+ are invited to the Children's Room to make a craft from recycled/up-cycled materials in honor of Earth Day -- we provide the materials, you bring the creativity!
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Kids' Crafternoon: Springtime!

Monday, April 10, 2017, 4:30 pm

Kids 6+ are invited to the Children's Room to make a springtime craft -- we provide the materials, you bring the creativity!
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Bye Bye Boredom: Author Talk & Activity with Rebecca Green

Sunday, April 9, 2017, 3:00 pm

Looking for fun, inexpensive things to do with the whole family over spring break? Author of Banish Boredom: Activities to Do with Kids That You’ll Actually Enjoy, Rebecca Green, will be in the Story Time Room demonstrating an activity from her book. This is a drop-in program. Supplies available on a first come, first serve basis.     
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CELEBRATION OF JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH--MUSIC MAKING PROGRAM

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 4:30 pm

Making music
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Paper Plate Umbrella Craft

Friday, April 28, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us at West End Library to make your own umbrella, think about Earth Day, and keep out of reach from April Showers! Appropriate for ages 3+

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