Pete the Cat Fanmail!

Monday December 22, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades K - 5.

Make a Pete the Cat puppet and write and illustrate letters that will be sent to Eric Litwin, author of the popular Pete the Cat series.

Stamp It!

Tuesday December 23, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for preschool - grade 5.

Make holiday cards, mini winter murals and other creative crafts with our fantastic rubber stamp collection!

String Word Art

Sunday December 28, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

This event is intended for adults and teens grade 6 and up

Make wall art that really speaks to you

Bring in the New Year!

Wednesday December 31, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for preschool-grade 5.

Create your own New Year's celebration hats and noisemakers!

Tiny Treasure Art Box

Saturday January 3, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for for grades K - 5.

Make a fold-out album inside of a small box for your tiniest masterpieces.

New Year/New Vision-Create your own Vision Board

Tuesday January 6, 2015: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for Adults

Wellness coach Shawn King will help guide you in creating a visual map of your dreams and goals using the art of feng shui.

With poster board and old magazines we'll create a collage of pictures, phrases, words or items that represent you and your goals.

Beginning Crochet Class

Saturday January 10, 2015: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults and teens grades 6 and up

Looking to get in on the return to handmade and DIY? Local crafter Beth Battey will get you started in the wonderful world of crochet with a basic beginner's project. Supplies provided.

Wind Sock Craft Workshop

Sunday January 11, 2015: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for Teens (grades 6-12) and Adults.

Local crafter, Dawn Henry, returns for this hands-on craft workshop. We're all looking ahead to spring and being outdoors again and embracing season changes. Get ready for the March winds and make your own wind sock using recycled materials. This a time intensive project and will likely take the entire time to complete.

Cubeecraft - 3D Character Papercraft

Monday January 12, 2015: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

This event is intended for adults and teens grade 6 and up

Choose a favorite character from movies, television, comics or games, and make them in this 3D papercraft workshop! No experience necessary, but it will take some careful cutting with scissors and folding of cardstock paper. All materials provided, and a printer will be available to print out designs.

Optical Illusions

Tuesday January 13, 2015: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades K - 5

How do optical illusions work? Can you trust your eyes to tell you the truth?

Explore optical illusions and make one of your own!