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.
Sesame Street Celebrates Around the World

New Year's Eve Crafts

Saturday, December 31, 2016, 3:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Room for fun New Year's Eve crafts and activities. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
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Day at the Beach

Sunday, January 29, 2017, 2:00 pm

Tired of cold weather? Escape from reality and enjoy a day at the beach at the MLK Library Children’s Room! Lounge on a beach towel with your favorite book, play in the sand and build sandcastles, take home a jellyfish, catch a wave, and have a blast! For children up to age 12 and their caregivers.
Winter Party

It's a Winter Wonderland

Monday, December 19, 2016, 5:00 pm

Winter is almost upon us. Come visit the Dorothy I. Height  Neighborhood Library and discover winter magic through fun activities including story time, movies, edible crafts and a winter wonderland village. For all ages. The Winter Village Display begins December 2, 2016. All programs are free and open to the public.  
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Kwanzaa Story Time & Craft!

Tuesday, December 27, 2016, 2:00 pm

School's out for the holidays - so join us for our Kwanzaa Story Time on Tuesday, December 27 at 2 p.m. We'll hear a few exciting stories about the origin of Kwanzaa and afterwards, we'll make fun Kwanzaa crafts!
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Nifty, Thrifty, Gifty

Sunday, December 18, 2016, 2:30 pm

Children and their families are welcome to join us at Woodridge Library for an arts and crafts gift making extravaganza! Make family fun holiday gifts for loved ones, and enjoy a special holiday treat! Ages 2-10. 
Step by Step Crafts for Winter

Holiday Crafts

Saturday, December 17, 2016, 3:00 pm

Join us for fun holiday-themed crafts. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Dream Journals

I Have a Dream Journals

Thursday, January 12, 2017, 4:00 pm

Celebrate King Week with us and make your own "I Have a Dream Journals". Using art supplies, children will create their own square, accordion books with words and art inspired by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We will have all the supplies you need to make your book special and decorative. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Winter Themed Family Storytime

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 10:30 am

As the weather turns nippy, it's good to look for fun activities indoors. Join us for a special winter themed storytime; we'll have a craft activity afterward which you can make and take home to keep. Books will be on hand for checkout. For all ages. All supplies will be provided.  
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STEAM Ahead Club!

Thursday, December 29, 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.