Arts & Crafts

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Hypnotizers with FutureMakers

Create spinning, glowing light machines with FutureMakers that hypnotize and amaze!  Use motors, LEDs, batteries and simple circuitry to invent the machine of your dreams.   Ages 9 - 18 Space is limited to the first 20 attendants.
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Join the Woodridge Library and Future Makers to create spinning, glowing light machines that hypnotize and amaze! Make use of the following tools to invent a cool machine all your very own.     Motors LED lights Batteries Simple circuitry Stop by for an hour of entertainment, we hope to see you there! Best for ages 7-17.  
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Anti-Valentine's Day Party

Teens, come out and un-celebrate Valentine’s Day with cranky crafts, moody music, and treats that are not pink.  
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Chill Out and Color

Coloring has been shown to relax and reinvigorate, no matter how old you are. Join us in the Teen Space as we listen to tunes and color some mandalas.
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Craft Night for Adults & Teens

Ready to get crafty? Join us for craft night for adults and teens at the Southwest Library! Each month we will try our hands at a different creative project. Materials and instructions will be provided, and you will get to take home your artistic creations.
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Paper Circuit Lab: Glowing Greeting Cards

Join us in the Teen Space as we explore circuitry basics using paper, flexible conductive material, and lights! Create a greeting card with a special switch that electrifies an LED.  
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Harry Potter Week!

It's Harry Potter Week!!! Join us for a week of Harry Potter themed festivities, crafts, book clubs, films and more.  Harry Potter programs are appropriate for children and teen ages 6-18. Film ratings are listed and parents can judge whether the films are appropriate for their child.  If you have any questions about Harry Potter Week please feel free to contact us at 202-727-0257.   Schedule of Events
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Art Attack!

Draw, cartoon, make duct tape and bead creations, paint or use pastels all at Teen Art Attack!  Every Tuesday afternoon in the Georgetown Teen Section.
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Light Painting Lab with FutureMakers

Use LEDs, batteries, and conductive materials to construct glowing “brushes” and take slow speed photos to produce amazing glowing results!  Presented in partnership with FutureMakers.
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Teen Craft Lab: Duct Tape

Join us upstairs in the Teen Room of the Northeast Library on Thursday, January 21 at 4:00 p.m. for our first Teen Craft Lab! This month we'll be making an assortment of duct tape crafts from wallets to flowers to bow ties and more! You can also challenge yourself and show off your creative side by making whatever you want. We'll provide all the supplies, patterns, and guides, so all you have to bring is yourself and your friends!  No registration required. Teens & pre-teens welcome!