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Recycle Wrapping

Holiday Upcycled Gift Decorating Kits

2023-12-01 00:00:00 2023-12-01 23:59:00 America/New_York Recycle 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 - 23. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library -

Friday, December 01
All day

Add to Calendar 2023-12-01 00:00:00 2023-12-01 23:59:00 America/New_York Recycle 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 - 23. 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 - 23.

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. You can grab packing supplies too. 

Contact mzimmerman@alexlibraryva.org for information. 

Looking for more ways to Upcycle? Check out a craft book here!

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
We're closed Monday February 19 due to George Washington Day
Mon, Feb 19 Closed
(George Washington Day)
Tue, Feb 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 22 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Feb 23 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Feb 24 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 25 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

Thu, Feb 22, 11:00am - 11:40am
First Floor
Stories, songs, movement and more for ages 2+

Thu, Feb 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Second Floor
Our Mahjong group uses the American rules variation developed from the ancient Chinese game. Meetings are from 2-4 PM on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. Registration is limited and required.
This event is full

Fri, Feb 23, 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.

Mon, Feb 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Make and take craft activities for ages 6+

Tue, Feb 27, 11:00am - 11:40am
First Floor
Songs, games, movement and more for our littlest friends. Ages 0-23 months

Tue, Feb 27, 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, Feb 29, 11:00am - 11:40am
First Floor
Stories, songs, movement and more for ages 2+

Fri, Mar 01, 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.

Sat, Mar 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
The Barrett Branch is hosting an All We Can Save Circle open to all interested in sincere discussion centered on the climate crisis and for those seeking community rooted in wise and just solutions.