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DC Punk Archive: Zine Lab

Whether you're creating your first zine to express your punk rock fan status, or working on an existing project, join us for the return of Zine Lab as we celebrate the DC Punk Archive's 3rd Anniversary. Zine Lab is a semi-regular workshop where you can do a variety of zine-related things, including: learn about zines and self-publishing use the library's materials to make zines explore zine formats and layouts
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UNCENSORED: Zine Lab

Whether you're creating your first zine to express your revolutionary ideas, or working on an existing project, join us for the return of Zine Lab as we celebrate our Banned Books Week theme of "Texts Against Tyranny." Zine Lab is a semi-regular workshop where you can do a variety of zine-related things, including: learn about zines and self-publishing ​use the library's materials to make zines explore zine formats and layouts
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UNCENSORED DC: DIY Wheatpasting with Artist Dana Jeri Maier

Learn to wheatpaste, the art of gluing oversized photocopies to walls, with artist and cartoonist Dana Jeri Maier. You will learn how to go from an 8"x10'' drawing to a large-scale, finished wheatpaste, where to buy materials for cheap, and all about the beauty of impermanent street art. Glue, brushes, and drawing materials will be provided for in-class demonstrations and there will be a final group art project. This program is part of DCPL's month-long celebration of Banned Books, and is made possible by the DC Public Library Foundation.   
Teen Scene at Tenley

Teen Scene @ Tenley

Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us for an hour of entertainment every Tuesday after school at Tenley Library.  We have gaming, films, crafts, karaoke and a variety of other programs on a rotating basis.  Please call 202-727-1225 for more details.  
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The Sign of the Times with Mr. Greggs

Join The Sign of the Times with Mr. Greggs for a photography workshop for ages 10-15. This workshop will teach the youth how to use different types of cameras focusing on basic camera functions, good picture taking skills and documenting changes in the community. All workshop will expose the youth to books of famous, local and national professional minority artist in photography. This program is free and offers a great experience for youth. Tuesdays and Thursdays June 27 - August 13, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
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D.I.Y. Teen Sewing Program

DISCOVER THE ART OF FASHION SEWING! Join us for a D.I.Y. pencil skirt and neck tie sewing workshop, led by Jamila Madyun, Savannah College of Art & Design graduate. This program is for teens 11 to 17 years old. Reservations are required due to limited seating capacity. To reserve a space for the program, please contact the Takoma Park Library, 202-576-7252.  
Origami Attack

Origami Attack

Come to Tenley Library and learn how to create great origami designs to take home.  Also, you can earn a program activity badge for the Teen Summer Reading program. Ages 13-19.  
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Crafty Thursday: Let's Make Safety Pin Bracelets!

Join us after school for an hour of fun crafting! We will be making bracelets out of safety pins and beads! Ages 11-19.
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Mother's Day Craft

If you would like to make something special for the lady in your life, join us for a mother's day craft! Learn to make bath bombs and lip glass and cards.  Don't forget to bring a friend! Ages 11-19
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Tie Dye Outside!

Use tie-dye to create your own unique color combinations and designs! Plain white t-shirts will be provided but you can update your own t-shirts. This event will take place in the garden next to the library. In case of rain, meet inside the library for screenprinting! 

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