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Plastic into Plarn

Re-purposing Project Drop-In

2019-04-25 14:00:00 2019-04-25 18:00:00 America/New_York Plastic into Plarn Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

Thursday, April 25
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-04-25 14:00:00 2019-04-25 18:00:00 America/New_York Plastic into Plarn Help the Carefull Knitting group transform trash into useful treasure! Spend fifteen minutes or an hour converting plastic bags into plastic yarn that can be used to make waterproof sleeping mats. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

Help the Carefull Knitting group transform trash into useful treasure! Spend fifteen minutes or an hour converting plastic bags into plastic yarn that can be used to make waterproof sleeping mats.

Calling all do-gooders! We need your help to convert plastic bags into knittable and crochetable plarn (plastic yarn). Plarn made during the drop-in will be used to make waterproof sleeping mats for people experiencing homelessness. However, it takes over 700 bags to make 1 sleeping mat. That's why we need your help!

Volunteers will be on hand to show you the process. MOM's Organic Market - Alexandria is generously contributing collected plastic bags for the event, but feel free to bring your own to recycle into the cause.

Contact Megan at mzimmerman@alexlibraryva.org for more information.

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Seniors | Ages 6-12 | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Maker |

TAGS: | Service Project | crafting |

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

jcahill@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708

Hours
Mon, Jul 15 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 16 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 17 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jul 18 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jul 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 20 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 21 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Parking: No library parking lot.  Street parking is available.  A paid parking lot is available on the 100 block of North Alfred Street. 

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1 mile) and King Street Stations (1.1 miles). 
  • Metrobus: 10A, 10B, 10E, 11Y
  • DASH Bus: AT2/AT5/AT8
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

Upcoming events

Fri, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
This summer, Friday Afternoons are movie matinees at Duncan Library!

Wed, Jul 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join Oddball Cinema as they screen lesser known films, films that never received a wide release, foreign films, and films that are just downright strange!

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
This summer, Friday Afternoons are movie matinees at Duncan Library!

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join Oddball Cinema as they screen lesser known films, films that never received a wide release, foreign films, and films that are just downright strange!

Mon, Jul 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a talk with Dr. Atticus Stovall of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center about the cutting edge laser technology being used to map the world's forests in three-dimensions.

Thu, Aug 01, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us each month as we read a new book. All are welcome!

Fri, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
This summer, Friday Afternoons are movie matinees at Duncan Library!

Mon, Aug 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Learn some Line Dancing Basics. You will learn some steps for beginners to get you started with Line Dancing. Bring some friends or come alone, this class is great for beginners.

Wed, Aug 07, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Friends of Duncan Library present A Year of Great Neo Noir Films.

Fri, Aug 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
This summer, Friday Afternoons are movie matinees at Duncan Library!

Mon, Aug 12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Learn some Line Dancing Basics. You will learn some steps for beginners to get you started with Line Dancing. Bring some friends or come alone, this class is great for beginners.

Fri, Aug 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
This summer, Friday Afternoons are movie matinees at Duncan Library!

Sat, Aug 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Learn about Scottish history through dance! A troupe of dancers from the Granfling School of Highland Dance will bring Scottish history to life with a dance performance suitable for all ages.

Mon, Aug 19, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join Oddball Cinema as they screen lesser known films, films that never received a wide release, foreign films, and films that are just downright strange!

Wed, Aug 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Duncan Book Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month.

Fri, Aug 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
This summer, Friday Afternoons are movie matinees at Duncan Library!

Sat, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join Oddball Cinema as they screen lesser known films, films that never received a wide release, foreign films, and films that are just downright strange!

Mon, Aug 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join Oddball Cinema as they screen lesser known films, films that never received a wide release, foreign films, and films that are just downright strange!

Fri, Aug 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
This summer, Friday Afternoons are movie matinees at Duncan Library!