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.
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Holiday Greeting Card Crafternoon

Spread holiday joy and cheer by joining us in the Children's Room of the Northeast library to make greeting cards for your friends and family to cherish this holiday season!  
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Jedi Jamboree: A Star Wars Party!

Excited for the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens? We are, too! Come join us Wednesday, December 16, 2015 in a galaxy far, far away (a.k.a. the Northeast Neighborhood Library) for an evening of games, trivia, crafts, and snacks! All ages are welcome. All Day on the Second Floor:  Track down Darth Vader and other galactic baddies in our scavenger hunt. Solve all the clues to decode a secret message from Yoda and win a prize!On the Lower Level:
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Crafty Tween Workshop: Stained Glass Paper Art

Stained glass is a beautiful art that has been around for centuries: but who has the time or supplies for that! Crafty tweens join us a fun learning experience. We'll learn about stained glass as we look at some famous examples and then proceed to make our sample through an exciting craft using paper and tissue paper. For ages 8 and up. 
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Holiday Card Making

Come to the West End Library Children's Room to make holiday cards! Appropriate for ages 3+
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Hand - Sewing Crafts for Kids

Introduction to sewing and fabric crafts is a class for boys and girls. In this class children will be introduced to threading a needle, sewing a button, basic stitching. Children get to personalize each project through color selection, technique and embellishments. The children will complete a small sewing & craft projects.
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Winter Scavenger Hunt

Warning - this activity may produce high levels of fun and enjoyment! Can you solve the clues? Sprinkled throughout the children's room will be a series of clues to lead your next step. Use all of your crafty reasoning to crack this puzzle and deduce what this riddle is all about. A prize may involved for those who successfully finish this challenge! For all children, caregivers or parents. 
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Can You Build a Snowman?

Can you build a snowman? Even without any snow? Why yes, you can; join us for fun (and warm!) afternoon as we build a paper snowman that you can decorate and take home. Little ones can practice their snowflake skills. Supplies will be provided. 
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Winter Holiday Party

Celebrate the holiday season with stories, crafts, games, snacks and the film, The Polar Express. This program is recommended for all ages.
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Holiday Stories & Card Workshop

Celebrate the season by making cards for your friends and family and enjoy holiday stories while sipping hot chocolate.