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Ornaments Bring Special Memories to Collectors

A holiday ornament can be more than a pretty bauble to hang–it can be a treasured part of a collection that may not be worth much but  that brings to mind priceless memories.  When asked “are there holiday ornaments that you have collected that are of worth to you?” here is how some people responded: […]

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Holiday Craft Making

The Arts and Crafts Neighborhood is stocked full of project books to help you create memories with your family. Spend a little extra time today on a special project, big or small, and it can stay with you for years to come.

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Winter, Your New Favorite Season!

Sometimes I have a hard time being ready for winter.  When I feel the winter blues coming on, I know it’s time to get out of the house and enjoy the beauty and FUN this season can bring. What does your holiday season look like for this winter?  Whether your weekends are booked, or you are looking for […]

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Winter Holiday Traditions Display

Do you participate in Hogmanay?  How about Kwanzaa or Ayyám-i-Há?  If you don’t know what these celebrations are all about, come to the second floor of the library to check out our display showcasing these and many other Winter Holiday Traditions celebrated in Topeka.  The display will be up until Sunday, January 6, 2013. OK, I […]

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Create a Paper Star

There is still time before the holidays for handmade! Create a beautiful three dimensional paper star with these step by step photo-illustrated instructions. Use library books for Arts and Crafts inspiration and ideas.

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Snow Much Fun Crafts

Come for this craft-tastic event Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 at 10am in the Story Zone. When it’s snowin’ and blowin’, drift into the library to have a blizzard of crafting fun. Swirl in, settle softly down and enjoy a flurry of cutting, pasting and creating.

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