Arts & Crafts

boondoggle dragon

Art Attack: Boondoggle

Boondoggle, scoubidou, lanyard or what ever your name for this fun craft is, join us for Art Attack in the teen space!  
the Creator

Drawapalooza: It's an Art Club

Innovative art and crafts club for children and teens Participants will create using a variety of media Meets: biweekly in the childrens room
3D Printing for Artists, Designers and Makers

3-D Printing for Bikes: Design Workshop

Are you a DIY enthusiast? Do you like to repair your own bike? For National Bike Month help us brainstorm and design 3-D printed parts and accessories for a bicycle! From cupholders to light fixtures to handlebars, 3-D printers can be an economical solution to upgrading your set of wheels!   
3-D Printed Coffee Mug Holder for a Bike!

Intro to 3-D Printing for Bikes

Curious what all the fuss is about 3-D printing? Attend this class for an overview of the 3-D printing technology currently available, plus tips for how to download your own files and have them printed into physical objects here at the library!
Mother's Day Card

Art Attack: Mother's Day Cards

Mother's day is coming up soon so don't get caught without a great card. Come to Teen Art Attack: Mother's Day Cards to make a great card for your Mom! This program will take place on the second floor in the Teen Section of the library.
swedish fish

Candy Sushi Haiku

Celebrate Poetry Month and the annual Cherry Blossom Festival with a combination candy sushi haiku workshop in the Mt. Pleasant Library Teen Space. Write a haiku about your favorite book and learn how to prepare a tasty treat inspired by Japanese cuisine! For teens.
cover art for why we broke up

Teen Book Club

Good books, arts & crafts, and pizza! This month, we are reading Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler. If you were not able to come to the  March book club meeting to make a book jar, you can make one this month instead. As always, the CCH Teen Book Club is run by teens, for teens!
cover art for I Am Charlotte Simmons

Teen Book Club

Good books, arts & crafts, and pizza! This month, we are reading I Am Charlotte Simmons by Tom Wolfe. As always, the CCH Teen Book Club is run by teens, for teens! We will meet at 4:30 upstairs in the FoLio space. See you there!
Book cover for "Poetry speaks who I am" edited by Elise Paschen.

Express Yourself - Poetry

Come celebrate National Poetry Month and express yourself @ the Petworth Library with “magnetic” and “blackout” poetry.

Animation Unplugged: A MEDIA SAVVY Workshop

This course is an introduction to the basics of animation and is designed to stimulate recognition, discussion and comprehension of animated cinematic releases and video game technology. "Animation Unplugged" invites animators of all ages and artistic levels to create flip books, thaumotropes and other optical toys. Animation blends media literacy, visual arts, and technology education.  Through the creation of optical toys and flipbooks participants (unsuspectingly) incorporate: