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Recycled Wrapping

Holiday Upcycled Gift Decorating Kits

2022-12-02 00:00:00 2022-12-02 23:59:00 America/New_York Recycled Wrapping Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library -

Friday, December 02
All day

Add to Calendar 2022-12-02 00:00:00 2022-12-02 23:59:00 America/New_York Recycled Wrapping Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library -

Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1.

Nothing says "I'm thinking of you!" like a uniquely wrapped gift made almost exclusively from upcycled materials. 

Kits may include newspaper, ribbons, bobbles, markers, along with other decorating supplies to stimulate your creative side. Not included in the kit (paints, glue, scissors, tape).

Pick up your kit from the Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library (717 Queen St.) during open hours. 

Contact mzimmerman@alexlibraryva.org for information. 

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Maker | Holiday |

TAGS: | Upcycling | Sustainability | maker | Holidays | Giving | Arts & Craft |

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

jcahill@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708

Hours
Mon, Feb 26 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Feb 27 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 28 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 01 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Mar 02 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 03 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

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/B, 11C
  • DASH Bus: 30, 31, Old Town Circulator
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact jgregorio@alexlibraryva.org or call 703.746.1701 or TTY 703.746.1790.

Upcoming Events

Mon, Mar 04, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
First Floor
Make and take craft activities for ages 6+

Tue, Mar 05, 11:00am - 11:40am
First Floor
Songs, games, movement and more for ages 0-23 months

Tue, Mar 05, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Barrett Library has a volunteer available on Tuesdays to help with computer and technologies use. Appointments are available at 5 PM and 6 PM. Please call 703-746-1721 to schedule an appointment.

Thu, Mar 07, 11:00am - 11:40am
First Floor
Stories, songs, movement and more for ages 2+

Thu, Mar 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Join Barrett Branch’s knitting and crochet group making items to donate.

Fri, Mar 08, 10:15am - 11:00am
Story Room
Build motor, language and social skills with your baby through songs, games, simple baby yoga and more. Just for babies ages 0-12 months and parents/caregivers--no older siblings please.

Sun, Mar 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come play The Settlers of Catan with us! Registration needed.

Mon, Mar 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
First Floor
Make and take craft activities for ages 6+

Mon, Mar 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Second Floor
Please join us to read and discuss "The Dictionary of Lost Words" by Pip Williams.

Tue, Mar 12, 11:00am - 11:40am
First Floor
Songs, games, movement and more for ages 0-23 months

Tue, Mar 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Barrett Library has a volunteer available on Tuesdays to help with computer and technologies use. Appointments are available at 5 PM and 6 PM. Please call 703-746-1721 to schedule an appointment.