Fold some paper into presents this Christmas! Find holiday origami patterns, recommended library books, and make a gift-card holder with step-by-step photo-illustrated instructions.
Try out a style of the 1920s. Learn how to knit or crochet a Cloche hat. Be fashionably dressed for The Big Read in February when we read and discuss The Great Gatsby. Knit or crochet one of these hats based on styles that have started showing up in stores. Why spend the money when [...]
Crafts are a wonderful creative outlet and a source for inexpensive gifts that allow you to share your creativity with friends, relatives and total strangers. Find out how inspiration can strike at the library.
You’ve heard the expression one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. My new version of that saying is one woman’s junk is another woman’s fashion accessory. I do not collect rare buttons and I do not make fine art jewelry. But I do like to make fun funky artsy jewelry from things I find in my “junk” box.
Download journaling tips and handouts on Capturing the Moment: Watercolor and Imagery. Our monthly journaling workshop offers ideas and encouragement for people pursuing personal writing with words and images. The workshop meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at the library.
Download journaling tips and handouts on Doodles and Lists. Our monthly journaling workshop offers ideas and encouragement for people pursuing personal writing with words and images. The workshop meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at the library.
Find inspiration for your next craft or hobby project by easily searching hundreds of magazines and books in one place: the Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center online database. Search full text articles for creative ideas on that next sweater, model train and scrapbook from today’s most popular craft and idea magazines and books.
Show us your favorite stuff! We’ll show it to everyone!
We all keep mementos to remind us of a special event, time or person. Our memories make stories. Our stories about these items create meaning and value.
A monthly journaling workshop offers ideas and encouragement for people pursuing personal writing with words and images. Handouts include writing, listing and collage exercises as well as a resource list and are available for download. The workshop meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am at the library.
Dave Perkins has been with the Library for over ten years. Not only is he our wonderful mechanic, he is an accomplished woodworker as well. His talents are used whenever possible at the Library, but I wanted to see what he makes in his spare time and find out what drives him to create.
I know most people go to the farmers market to find farm-fresh vegetables and homemade goodness. And while I am definitely included in that group I also go to the market to see what people create in my community. It is an amazing place to find special and totally unique items that are “not found in stores”!