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Last Minute Valentine Ideas from a Quasi-Professional Procrastinator

So you just remembered that it’s almost Valentine’s Day. It’s your mother’s birthday tomorrow and you need something heartfelt. Any schmuck can buy an iTunes gift card. It takes real skill, craft, if you will, to gift something creative while low on time and budget. Never fear, a quasi-professional present procrastinator is here! Continue reading

Teen Space: Duct Mania

Teen SpaceCreate your very own duct tape wallet, jewelry, portfolios, boats, purses, and more at the monthly Teen Space program at the Southwest Branch. We have two bins of duct tape filled with various colors and patterns that are just waiting to be made into projects.  Come ready to have some fun being creative.  We’ll also have snacks, board games, hang-out time, conversation, and books! 

  • When: Friday 12/20/13 from 2:30-4:30 PM 
  • Where: Southwest Branch
  • Who: 6th – 12th graders

What's Going on @ Your Library!

Hello SummerSunday, August 18, 2013

  •  Teen Space presents: End of Summer Pizza Party Ballard 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Need a space to be creative and have fun? Come to Teen Space at the Ballard Branch — it’s a place to meet up and hang out! Join us for an end of summer pizza party. For ages 12-18.
  • Africa Sing! Africa Dance! @ NewHolly 1:30 – 2:30pm. Join Etienne Cakpo for an interactive performance of singing, clapping and dancing. Everyone will enjoy songs and dances from Africa. For all ages.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

  • Teen Space presents: Cutielicious Felt Creatures @ Delridge 2 – 4 pm. The world’s cutest miniature felt creatures are coming to the Delridge Branch! All materials supplied, join us to put them together. For ages 12-18. Continue reading

What's Going On @ Your Library!

Hello SummerSunday, August 4, 2013

  • South Park Rocks!  The Modern Relics @ South Park 2 – 3.  Move and groove to “original counry and soul music that moves your ears, your heart and your booty”

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

  • Game On! @ Lake City 2 – 4 pm.  Join us for video games (Kinect and Wii) and refreshements!  For middle and high school students ages 12-18 years.
  • Henna Art @ NewHolly 2 – 4 pm.  Create and wear great-looking art!  Get a henna design while you explore traditional and modern henna with artist Anjali Remme. Continue reading

Northgate Denim Madness!

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Come to Northgate to creat something new, interesting, and maybe even useful out of your old jeans!  Something old, something new. Bring in old jeans to craft decorative pillows and bags. We’ll provide the bling and supplies; you bring the denim and creativity!” For tweens and teens.

Tuesday, July 30 from 2 – 4 pm.  (Note, most projects take about an hour. You don’t have to stay the whole time…but you can if you want!)

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What's Going On @ Your Library!

Hello SummerTuesday, July 30

  • Denim Madness @ Northgate 2 – 4 p.m. Something old, something new. Bring in old jeans to craft decorative pillows and bags. We’ll provide the bling and supplies; you bring the denim and creativity!” For tweens and teens.
  • Recycled Tees @ High Point 2 – 4 p.m. Have a t-shirt that needs a makeover? Create a unique piece of art that you can wear! Bring in your shirt and make it over with supplies provided by the Library. For tweens and teens. Registration is required.
  • Ukalaliens!Greenlake 11 a.m – 12 p.m. Learn to play familiar folk song on the ukelele in one hour. Absolute beginners welcome! Ukes available to share or bring your own. For tweens, teens, and adults.
  • Henna ArtBroadview 1 – 3 p.m. Create and wear great looking art! Get a henna design while you explore traditional and modern henna with artist Anjali Remme. For tweens and teens. Continue reading

What's going on @ your Library!

Hello SummerTuesday, July 23

  • Ukalaliens! @ Northgate  11 a.m – 12 p.m.  Learn to play familiar folk song on the ukelele in one hour.  Absolute beginners welcome!  Ukes available to share or bring your own.  For tweens, teens, and adults.

Wedneday, July 24

  • Images of China @ Douglass-Truth  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.  Experience an amazing Chinese puppet show preformed by the renowned puppet masters from Dragon Art Studio.  For all ages.
  • Henna Art @ Miller Community Center  1 – 3 p.m.  Create and wear great looking art!  Get a henna design while you explore traditional and modern henna with artist Anjali Remme.  For tweens and teens.
  • Images of ChinaGreenwood  1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Experience an amazing Chinese puppet show preformed by the renowned puppet masters from Dragon Art Studio. For all ages.
  • Circus 101 @ Lake City Community Center  2 – 3 p.m.  Spend an hour learning the basics of juggling, balance, slapstick and clowning with teaching artist from Teatro ZinZanni.  For ages 12-18.  Registration is required.
  • Summer Teen Space @ Douglass-Truth  4 – 5:30 p.m.  Need space to be creative & have fun?  Come to Teen Space!  It’s a time set aside just for teens to meet up and hang out.  Join us this summer weekly fun with books, games, snacks, and prizes.  For ages 12-18. Continue reading