Join us for fun and food! We'll be making Yoda ear headbands, light sabers, and Star Wars doodle thumb prints. Enjoy yummy Star Wars themed treats and take a shot at some Star Wars trivia. Trivia participants will be entered into raffle drawing for some fun prizes! Ages 5-12.
Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with an exclusive after hours party for teens at the library! Teens will have the library all to themselves from 6:00-8:00 pm. There will be food, a scavenger hunt, battleship pong, Xbox/Wii U games, music, prizes and more food! Parental permission is required. Celebra el final del programa de Verano de Lectura y ven a esta fiesta exclusiva después de que se cierre la biblioteca. Desde las 6 a las 8 p.m., la biblioteca será solo para los adolescentes.
Light refreshments will be served.
Door Prizes and Games
The quilts in the exhibit will be on display at the Blair-Caldwell Library Cousins Gallery - Level 3, August 1-28th and will reflect on the 20 year anniversary of the Rocky Mountain Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild featuring symbolic elements that celebrate the milestone.
On display, June 17 - 28, in the For Cowried Girls exhibition you will view masks and African abstract figures by ceramist Ella Maria Ray, all of which are adorned in some way with cowry shells. Works included in the exhibition are from her Africana Women Emerging, Mud Text-tile and her recent Cowried Girls Series.
Get Outdoors @ Your Library! Join us for a fun time outside on the lawn. We'll blow bubbles, paint a mural, play games, maybe do a science experiment or two, listen to campfire stories, have snacks and more...
No registration required. Perfect for families with children ages 1 - 12.
A community reception for the artists and families
Free and Open to the Public
Exhibit: Mother, Mother! Curated by Helen Littlejohn, May 1 - 31
"Mother, Mother! will feature multicultural art work from local community artists and Washington, DC, including SA Bennett, Randy McAnulty, Kiyasha Newson, Helen Littlejohn, Arlette Lucero, Stevon Lucero, Ella Maria Ray, Ron Hicks, Rob Yancey and others. All art will feature representations of the Madonna--Mother and Child.