Arts & Crafts

Duct tape pen

Duct Tape Crafts for Teens

Come to our teen section and learn how to make crafts with duct tape!  We'll show you how to create a flower pen and other crafts.  This program is open to kids ages 13 through 19.
I Spy Patterns and Puzzles program flyer

I Spy: Patterns and Puzzles for Teens, Tweens & Young Children

Every Tuesday after school, join the teens, tweens, and young children who test their visual, spatial, mathematical, and logical acumen, using mandalas; logical geometric and pictorial puzzles; LEGO; wooden blocks; and more.  I Spy Hours: 3:00-5:00 p.m.NOTE: Children aged 8 and under must be accompanied and actively supervised by a caregiver aged 13 years and older. 
Several colorful bracelets made out of thread sit next to each other

Best Friends Forever

Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.”  -Muhammad Ali Drop by Teen Space to discuss friendship, review your favorite books with complex friendship plots, and make “old school” friendship bracelets for your own BFFs.  For anyone ages 13-19.
picture of donald duck maker bot 3d printerFab Lab logo

Maker's Social Club: Donald Duck Day!

The Labs are hosting a major birthday bash for one of the most beloved Walt Disney characters. That's right, Donald Duck Day is approaching!  Join us and celebrate the anniversary of Donald Duck's debut in The Wise Little Hen on July 9, 1934. Come reminisce in your childhood by creating 3-D printed ducks on our 3D printers. Light snacks will be provided.   
TGIF DIY Teen Night

DIY TGIF (Teens Get Inventive on Fridays) Teen Night

Fridays are TGIF for teens at Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library: "Thank God It's Friday!" From 3:00-5:00 pm, Teens Get Inventive on Fridays with DIY activities, movies, and special programs.   

DIY - Pride

Show your PRIDE this month by creating rainbow-themed crafts and accessories to have on display or wear all month long.     
Marble Magnets

Marble Magnets

Come to Tenley Library and learn how to create make marble magnets to decorate your locker or your fridge.  Also earn an arts and crafts achievement for the Teen Summer Reading program. Ages 13-19.  
Japanese Way of Tea

Japanese “Way of Tea” Demonstration

The Urasenke Tea Ceremony Association of Washington, D.C. will share the basic principles of the Chado (The Japanese “Way of Tea”) and demonstrate how a bowl of tea satisfies our physical thirst and offers harmony with nature. In the Teen Space.
Teen Kick Off flier

Teen Summer Kick-Off

Come by the library after school for the Teen Summer Reading kick off! Learn about this year's program, and participate in activities that will get you closer to winning awesome prizes. Ages 13-19
Origami Star

Origami Olympics

Come to Tenley Library and learn how to create great origami designs to take home.   Also earn an arts and crafts achievement for the Teen Summer reading program. Ages 13-19.