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Gallery of Artists: Teen Canvas Painting

Join us for an afternoon of step-by-step instruction canvas painting. Invite friends or simply enjoy some me time. Leave with a painting of your own and with a new passion for art while creating colorful memories! Paint and materials will supplied.

To attend this event, arrive 30 minutes early to claim a free ticket. First come, first serve.

Sphero & the Spectrum

This program is designed for teens (ages 12-19) on the austism spectrum to interact and play with our new Sphero robots. Sphero robots have been used to great effect with teens on the spectrum ( http://bit.ly/1XpdCRx & http://bit.ly/2ieizCB ) and we hope that the inclusive nature of this program encourages teens to be comfortable using our new robots! Sphero robots ( www.sphero.com ) are highly durable and can be operated using an iPad with several apps (we will be using the...

Black History Month Festival

Celebrate African-American history and culture in a variety of ways featuring exhibits, music and dance performances, lectures, photos, crafts and more. This year we are partnering with the Arlington Historical Society with archival images and special displays during the month of February.

Schedule of Events:

2 p.m. - Forgotten Images of Arlington’s African-American Past (in the Community Room)

Presenting for the first time anywhere, a collection of newly...

Film Nerds: Screenwriting Camp

Calling all future screenwriters!! Come and learn the basics of screenwriting. Bring your ideas and a pen and we will get you started on your journey to Hollywood!

This program is geared towards tweens and teens ages (12-17)...

Born to Stand Out: A Special Needs Storytime

"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?" - Dr. Seuss

This program offers a welcoming atmosphere for children of all ages and abilities. Come explore this "choose-your-own-adventure" type of storytime through hands-on, sensory-friendly activities as well as music and movement.

Family Holiday Program

Bring the family for an evening of holiday cheer. We will start out with making holiday cards and writing letters to Santa while having a sweet treat. At 6:30pm the little ones will be greeted by our special guest (shh don't tell them it's Santa himself). Our special guest (Santa) will share a story with everyone and everyone will have the chance to talk to him and take pictures. Bring your cameras!

Program is free of charge and no registration is required.

Scary Stories to Tell Around a Campfire

Do you like scary stories? Join other scary story enthusiasts during our Spring Break Story Bonanza for an hour of swapping ghost stories around a campfire. Bring your own story to share and practice your storytelling skills if you would like! The more stories the scarier...

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FrankenToys

What would Dr. Frankenstein do with broken toys? He would create a new one! Join us for our Story Bonanza during Spring Break week for a two day mini-camp. You'll make a new toy and create a story featuring your very own FrankenToy. Bring in your fragmented toys and use our supplies to create a new monster!

Day 1: Make a toy! Day 2: Write a story featuring your new FrankenToy!

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