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Recycle Wrapping

Holiday Upcycled Gift Decorating Kits

2023-12-06 00:00:00 2023-12-06 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 -

Wednesday, December 06
All day

Add to Calendar 2023-12-06 00:00:00 2023-12-06 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
Mon, Jun 10 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 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

Canceled
Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Come play Dungeons & Dragons. No experience necessary. Open to ages 8-13.

Sun, Jun 16, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Second Floor
Play Dungeons & Dragons. No experience necessary. Open to ages 13-18.

Mon, Jun 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
First Floor
Celebrate your favorite June holiday with this simple paper folding craft. Ages 6+

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
First Floor
Songs, games, movement and more for ages 0-23 months

Tue, Jun 18, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Second Floor
Teens, ages 12-18, will try to uncover what caused a zombie outbreak in the DMV.

Thu, Jun 20, All day
From Thursday to Saturday, stop into the Barrett Branch to add your sustainable, zero-waste, community-building idea to our wall of ideas. Check out and jot down what others share too!

Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 11:45am
First Floor
Join our friends Willie Bob and Boogie Bennie, also known as Rocknoceros! Favorite classic kids songs and Rocknoceros's own catchy tunes. Ages 2+.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Second Floor
Join Barrett Branch’s knitting and crochet group making items to donate.

Fri, Jun 21, All day
From Thursday to Saturday, stop into the Barrett Branch to add your sustainable, zero-waste, community-building idea to our wall of ideas. Check out and jot down what others share too!

Sat, Jun 22, All day
From Thursday to Saturday, stop into the Barrett Branch to add your sustainable, zero-waste, community-building idea to our wall of ideas. Check out and jot down what others share too!

Mon, Jun 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Stories and other activities at historic Carlyle House in Old Town. (121 N Fairfax Street). Ages 4-8