Memory Books Workshop

Wednesday August 27, 2014: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

If you've recently lost a loved one and have photos you'd like to organize in a unique and meaningful way, come make a memory book with the staff of Arbor Hospice’s Grief Support Services.

You don't need to be creative and don't need any previous experience. Just bring photos of your loved ones and we will have everything you need.

Arbor Hospice is a community resource that provides grief support services to any member of our community who has experienced a loss through death. In addition to providing support services to family members who have utilized Arbor Hospice’s services, programs are open to any member of the community who has experienced a loss. For more information on Arbor Hospice Grief Support, contact Grief Support at 734-794-5375.

No Sew Scarves

Saturday September 6, 2014: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult.

Do you have a closet full of t-shirts that don't wear for one reason or another, but that you don't want to get rid of? Come give them a new life! We'll show you how to "upcycle" your t-shirt into a scarf.

This is perfect for back-to school or even just a chilly office. Don't want to slice into any of your t-shirts? That's fine. We'll have some on hand for you to use.

Imagine That! Storytelling at the Kerrytown BookFest

Sunday September 7, 2014: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm -- Kerrytown Bookfest

This event is intended for preschool - grade 3.

Bring your imagination for wild stories, songs and mask making at the Kerrytown BookFest. Storyteller Laura Pershin Raynor will be telling tales at the Farmers Market in Kerrytown.

Mason Jar Cozies

Sunday September 14, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult

You know how convenient canning jars can be for carrying drinks on the go. Now customize yours with a DIY cozy.

Felt Star Keychain

Sunday September 21, 2014: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade 6 -adult

Make a cute little star keychain out of felt to hang on your keyring, backpack, or anywhere you'd like! We'll use basic hand sewing techniques during this event. If you don't know how, we'll show you!

Banned Books Week: Create "Censored" Poetry

Tuesday September 23, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade 6-adult.

Using old book pages, teens will use markers and colored pencils to create their own poems by artistically highlighting certain words and blacking out others.

Safety Pin Bracelets

Sunday September 28, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades 3-12.

Safety pins + beads + elastic = a bracelet you can customize to match your favorite outfit!

Melt and Pour Soap

Saturday October 4, 2014: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade 6 to adult

Make your own soap for yourself or for a friend.

Polymer Clay Pendants

Sunday October 5, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade 6 -adult

We'll show you some techniques to make a one of a kind pendant.

Dia de la Familia Latina

Sunday October 5, 2014: 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for all ages.

This Latino-focused family event takes place during National Hispanic Heritage Month and features entertainment, games, crafts, food, and face painting! Health information addressing mental, physical, and social issues in the Latino community will be available.