Arts & Crafts

Walking Tour in D.C. Alley MuseumShaw LibraryMural Painting in D.C. Alley MuseumRegie Cabico and Symphony in DC MajorJoseph Green at Carter G. Woodson Monument

Open Stories: Poetry, Murals, and Monuments Exhibition

Please join us for the debut of the Open Stories: Poetry,  Murals, and Monuments exhibit, which documents the people and the poets who attended the walking tour that took place on June 18, 2016. This exhibition will be displayed on the first floor of the library, and will include photographs, video, and excerpts from local D.C. poets. Refreshments will be served.
makerbot 3d printer

Maker's Social Club: Mermaid Day!

New month, new theme: Join us for another edition of Maker's Social Club. We will be celebrating Mermaid Day!  We will be be creating all things mermaid using the design software Tinkercad and our 3-D printers.  There are limited spaces, so register online at bit.ly/labsclasses. For children 6 and older, teens and adults. Children ages 6- 12 must be accompanied by a legal guardian at all times. 
art and craft supplies

Family Crafting Night

Summer is finally here! Parents with children 6 years of age and older can participate in making mermaids, decorating starfishes, and creating seashell sun-catchers.  Register online at bit.ly/labsclasses Join us in the Fab Lab -- Room 219. If you have any questions, contact Digital Commons at 202-727-1175
Laser Cut Image into wood

Lunch at the Labs: Laser Cut Photo Coasters

Students will learn how to prepare an image in Photoshop for the laser cutter and then will take a custom-made piece home. Familiarity with Photoshop is suggested for this course.  Register on the Fab Lab page.
Laser cut phone cradle

Laser Cutting Certification

You will need to pass Fab Lab orientation before you can take this class.
Butterflies by Seymour Simon

Butterfly Party

Please join us in the Children's Room for fun, butterfly-themed stories and activities. For children ages 3-12. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  
Upper NW Knitters

Upper NW Knitters

Join us as we learn to knit and crochet. We meet for two hours, several times a month, and supplies are free.
Upper NW Knitters

Upper NW Knitters

Join us as we learn to knit and crochet. We meet for two hours, several times a month, and supplies are free.
Upper NW Knitters

Upper NW Knitters

Join us as we learn to knit and crochet. We meet for two hours, several times a month, and supplies are free.
Image of adult hand coloring

Adult Coloring

Join us monthly for these relaxed coloring sessions. We will provide the coloring sheets and colored pencils, though personal supplies are welcome as well. The sessions will last from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Questions? Email julia.strusienski@dc.gov

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