Artful April

Join us virtually as we explore the world of art. Each Friday, learn a new art technique and create a mini masterpiece!  Stop by the library each Friday for your craft kit while supplies last!

Checkout our Pinterest Board for instructions and additional ideas.

 

Friday, April 2nd: Chalk Creations

This week we are going to learn how to make our own chalk paint and get create some chalk art!

Friday, April 9th: Watercolors

This week we are going to learn how to make our own watercolors and create some art!

Friday, April 16th: Print Art

This week we are going to create our own prints and create some unique artwork

Friday, April 23rd: Collage Creations

This week we are going to learn about collage art and create our own masterpieces

Friday, April 30th: Sculpture

This week we are going to learn how to make our own modeling clay and create our very own sculptures!

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April Arts

Join us each we as we take a closer look at 4 different types of art mediums.  Each week we will explore the art world through poetry, film, music, and photography.  Each week, we will have some resources and supplies available to help you explore and create!  Stop by the library each Tuesday to pick up your kit while supplies last.

Checkout our Pinterest Board for instructions and additional ideas.

 

Tuesday, April 6th: Poetry Come to Live!

Tuesday, April 13th: Film

Tuesday, April 20th: Music Therapy

Tuesday, April 27th: Photography 

Spring into Saturdays

Join us virtually this spring on Saturdays as we get creative with new art projects, crafts, and experiments!

Checkout our Pinterest Board for instructions and additional ideas.

 

Saturday, March 6th: Rainbows Galore

Saturday, March 13th: Breathe

Saturday, March 20th: Butterfly Crafts

Saturday, March 27th: Paper Flowers

Saturday, April 3rd: Under Pressure

Saturday, April 10th: Cloud Play

Saturday, April 17th: Spring Sensory Play

Saturday, April 24th: Wind & Weather

Spring Cleaning Crafts

It’s spring cleaning time! As you are cleaning out your closets, cabinets, and drawers, think twice before throwing away your “junk.” All month long we will be creating new projects from our old items!

Stop by the library for your craft kit while supplies last!

Checkout our Pinterest Board for instructions and additional ideas.

 

Friday, March 5th: T-shirt Transformation

This week we are going to transform our old unused t-shirts into brand new objects such as scarves, bags and bracelets!

Friday, March 12th: Creative Crayons

This week we are going to get creative and give our old crayons new life.

Friday, March 19th: Paper Perfection

This week we are going to create new arts and crafts with old paper.

Friday, March 26th: Pipe Cleaner Projects

This week we are going to get creative with pipe cleaners.

Immaculate March

Its spring cleaning time again!

Join us virtually each Tuesday as we create our own “green” cleaning products. Stop by the library each Tuesday to pick up your beginners kits while supplies last.

Checkout our Pinterest Board for instructions and additional ideas.

 

Tuesday, March 2nd: Green Cleaning 101

Join us virtually as we learn about the basics of green cleaning.

Tuesday, March 9th: The Wonders of Baking Soda 

Join us virtually as we learn about the cleaning wonders of baking soda.

Tuesday, March 16th: Vibrant Vinegar

Join us virtually as we learn about the cleaning power of vinegar!

Tuesday, March 23rd: Citrus Fresh

Join us virtually as we learn how lemons, limes, and oranges can help you create a naturally fresh space.

Tuesday, March 30th: Castile Soap

Join us virtually as we learn about this natural soap and all the ways you can use it.

 

Cozy Crafting

Hobbies aren’t just for adults!  Join us this month as we explore hobbies for kids. Stop by the library each Friday to pick up your beginners kits while supplies last.

Checkout our Pinterest Board for instructions and additional ideas.

 

Friday, Feb. 5th: Cross-stitching

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  • Written instructions (with pictures)
  • Video Instructions

Patterns:

Friday, Feb. 12th: Weaving

Step-by Step Instructions: Check out our pinterest board for pattern ideas!

DIY Looms

Friday, Feb. 19th: Origami

Join us this week as we learn the basics of origami.

Friday, Feb. 26th: 

Join us this week as we learn how to make our own puzzles.

February Feats

Join us virtually each week in February as we learn about a new hobby. Stop by the library each Tuesday to pick up your beginners kits while supplies last.

Checkout our Pinterest Board for instructions and additional ideas. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, February 2nd: Cross-stitching

Step-by-Step Instructions

  • Written instructions (with picture)
  • Video Tutorials
  • Creativebug: this online service provides video tutorials that walk you step-by-step through a multitude of different crafts and hobbies.  All you need to do is create an account with your library card number to get started.  Once you create the account, simply type cross stitch into the search box and pick from a number of different video tutorials!

Patterns – your kit includes a free pattern but you can find additional ideas at these following websites:

Tuesday, February 9th: Weaving

Weaving Techniques:

  • Written instructions (with pictures)
  • Video Tutorials
  • Creativebug: The weaving for beginners class not only teaches you weaving basics, but it also shows you how to create your own loom with a wooden frame!

DIY Looms: These DIY Looms are a great alternative to the expensive looms you can find online.  The greatest part is that they can be made from supplies you already have around your house!  Use an old frame or

Tuesday, February 16th: Hand-knitting

Join us virtually this week as we learn how to hand knit. Ages 11 to adult.

Tuesday, February 23rd: Wood-working 

Join us virtually this week as we learn the basics of woodcarving.  Ages 16 to adult.

You will need your own pocket knife.

Growing the Good Life: Savoring the Strawberry Season

Savoring the Strawberry Season

May 22nd 11:30 am

It’s almost time to enjoy the sweet season of June bearing strawberries. Come and learn about the plant, the growing and harvesting of this yummy summer treat.

Growing the Good Life: Colander Plants

Colander Planters

April 24th 11:30 am

It’s time for herbs and flowers! Brighten up your patio with a flower/herb planter. The planter will be lined with natural materials to help with drainage and support the plant.

Growing the Good Life: Painted Blocks for the Garden

Painted Blocks for the Garden

March 27th 11:30 am

Get ready for Spring and start thinking about the gardens! Join us as we paint an owl from a crescent block to place in the garden.