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Join us in the Children's Room for arts and crafts. Past projects have included sand art, watercolor painting, tie-dye, shoebox houses, kites, cork boats, and homemade play dough. For ages 6-12. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.
Pitter-patter on soft feet/ they always like to come up and creep/ with all these ghosts who the heck could possibly sleep? Ghost stories are a must this time of year as the days shorten and turn nippy. Come and listen to some spooky tales and leave with a ghostly friend who is just dying to come home with you. All craft supplies will be provided. For ages 7 and up.
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015
We kick off this month’s In the Zone with a story—How to Draw a Dragon by Douglas Florian. Then we will make our own fire-breathing dragons with the help of some paper cups, streamers, and our imagination. In the Zone is held the third Tuesday of each month for kids to kick back and enjoy games, crafts, or other fun.
Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015
Running out of time for a costume? Is everything you have to wear just ghastly? Stop by the library and join us for this fun craft; we'll have masks for you to cut out and decorate. Stay for a spooky story or two - it's sure to bring you a shiver of delight! All craft supplies will be provided. For ages 5 and up.
Celebrate Kids Euro Festival with this fun Finnish Crafts Program Is it really true that no two snowflakes are alike? Scientists tell us it’s very unlikely. In this art workshop, you’ll get to test the theory by making your very own snowflakes — in all sorts of different designs! Finnish artist Heini Riitahuhta is a designer for Finland Arabia and is here to show you how to craft stunning snowflakes.
Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015
Our Crafty Tween Workshop is back this month and we're trying a new project. Try out your creativity as we make some fun, whimsical and downright silly felt key chains to decorate and use. Examples and craft supplies will be provided but as always you're welcome to bring your own inspiration. For ages 8-13.
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