Duct Tape Bracelets and Rings

Tuesday January 20, 2015: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for teens and youth (grade 1 and up).

Cold weather and gray skies getting you down?

Make a bunch of crazy-pattern, colorful duct tape jewelry! It’s quick and easy!

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

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.

DIY Paper Circuits

Saturday March 14, 2015: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for grades 4-8.

Make a safe and simple paper circuit to light up a greeting card of your creation!

DIY Bath Bombs

Wednesday February 11, 2015: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

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

Come and learn to make your own spectacular bath bombs! Use colors and confetti to add a little fizz-boom to your baths!

Mending Techniques

Saturday February 28, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

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

Have some mending to do and don't think you have the skills to fix the hole or rip? You do! Karen LePage of Gentle Clothing, and co-author of Sewing For Boys, will bolster your confidence by instructing basic techniques. She'll cover buttons, hems, general clothing care, split seams, and more. Let's make it work!

DIY Wrapped Yarn Vases

Sunday February 1, 2015: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults, teens and youth (grades 3 and up).

It’s easy to make beautiful, wrapped yarn vases.

They’re great for display or to give as gifts.

This project will require patience and will take the entire hour.

Newspaper Pots & Seed Starts!

Saturday April 11, 2015: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for youth (grade K and up), teens and adults.

Make a biodegradable newspaper pot and start your seeds!

You will use a handful of different seeds (bean, basil, squash ...), newspaper and dirt - and we have everything you need!

Make Your Own Bubble Magnets

Monday February 16, 2015: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

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

Cut out pictures from magazines and comic books, then glue flat glass marbles on them to magnify the image. Attach a magnet to the back and you have cool, useful decorations for metal surfaces in households, dorm rooms, and offices! You can even make a series of magnets based on your favorite book or movie.

Tiny (Fake) Taxidermy

Tuesday November 18, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

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


For this event, we'll be making tiny taxidermy heads for you to decorate with! Unlike real taxidermy, no animals will be harmed, and your taxidermy heads will be small enough to fit in your locker, bedroom, or anywhere else that needs a little pop of fake wildlife!

Comic Book Crafts: Picture Frames

Saturday February 21, 2015: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults, teens and youth (grade 3 and up).

Batman’s been framed, and so has Spider-Man, the Green Lantern, and even Thor! Not for crime, but for art!

Use recycled comic books to make an amazing and original picture frame!

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