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.
Arts and crafts material

Crafty Tuesdays

Painting, folding, drawing, weaving, and shaping works of art return this Fall, for ages 12 and under.
canvas art

In The Zone: Canvas Art

Come and get those creative juices flowing with a fun painting project on a canvas! In the Zone is held the third Tuesday of each month for kids to kick back and enjoy games, crafts, or other fun.  
Back to school crafts

Back to School Crafts

Please join us at the Cleveland Park Library for Back to School Arts and Crafts. Children ages 4 to 12 and their caregivers are welcome. Come make something to take home. All supplies will be provided. Let's have fun crafting at the library.

Play Dough Play Day

Children ages 2 and 1/2 to 4 years old will love squishing, kneading and creating new things with dough. Ms. Tea will follow a simple non-toxic recipe that requires no cooking, and provide other resources and household items as dough modeling tools to prompt creative thinking and exploration. Don't forget to celebrate National Play Dough Day on September 16!
Play, Dance, Create Kids Clip Art

It's My Body! Art and Movement Workshop

This workshop complements the D.C.Rape Crisis Center's Good Touch Bad Touch sexual abuse prevention curriculum for pre-school through sixth grade students. It is designed to create a shared learning experience between adults and youth. The workshop incorporates theater, art and games to explore the concepts of expression, communication and boundaries.    

Halloween Craft Night

Start Halloween a little early with a special Halloween craft! For ages 4 and up.

Dinosaur Story Time

Inspired by Fossil Appreciation Day, Rosedale will have a dinosaur-themed story time and craft. For ages 4 and up. 

Build A Tree Craft

Children can help create a special fall display for the library by creating a paper tree and leaves. For ages 4-12. 

Make a Piñata!

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by making a small piñata. For ages 5-10.