Tag: Crafts

Halloween At The Library

We’re open 10-3pm on Halloween, so stop by the library on Halloween to show off your costume. We’ll be giving small bags of candy and a craft kit to each and every kiddo who stops by the library. You can take the craft kits home to make your very own funny monster magnet. Don’t forget to check out a scary Halloween book while you’re here. Happy Haunting!… Read more

Book Bundles and Adventure Packs Now Available

  There are some exciting new items in the Children’s Room! Book Bundles are tote bags full of 6 picture books, a craft, and activity ideas to do at home all around a theme. Our themes include Music, Shapes, Froggies, Clothing, Pets, and more! Book Bundles are intended for children in Pre-K but anyone can enjoy them. Adventure Packs are BRAND NEW drawstring packs themed around the beloved Magic Tree… Read more

Make a Plastic Straw Bracelet (Grades K-5) Thursday 8/27/2020 @ 4:00pm

Looking for a new bracelet to wear this summer? Look no further! You’re at the right place! We’re making bracelets today and you’ll love how they turn out! Register now for this program and we’ll have your supplies waiting for you to pick up at the library! Then just join us on Zoom and we’ll make them together! REGISTER HERE!… Read more

Alone Together: Curated Content for Staying at Home

Home quarantining and social distancing are the right things to do at this time. However, that does not mean they’re easy. Attached is a curated list of high quality tools, tours, classes, and connections to artists and teachers that can be accessed for free over the web. Explore the list to keep yourself and your family entertained, and maybe even learn something new! Click the link: Alone Together Ideas to… Read more

Needle Crafters ~ Infant blankets and more…

Have you been busy crafting? Whether you enjoy knitting, crocheting, rug braiding, quilting or another form of needle work, we would love to see what you have been working on. Pictured are some recently completed baby blankets knitted by Blaire McCarthy. These blankets are part of a program that our Needle Crafters group supports. They are donated to Community Crossroads an Atkinson nonprofit supporting adults and children with disabilities. The… Read more

10 Essentials For A Productive Home Office (on Zoom) @ 1:00 on 5/12/2020

Join us on Zoom to meet DIY Decorator, Kerri Durkee. Many people are working at home during these uncertain times. It’s important to have a space where you can work productively and efficiently. Kerri will talk about 10 of the most important things to keep in mind as you set up your home work space. Kerri Durkee loves to help homeowners connect the dots between their vision and their dream… Read more

April StayCation 2020

April Vacation 2020 is unlike any we’ve ever experienced, but we’re going to make it awesome anyway! We have lots of virtual and IRL events for families to enjoy from home every day of the week. Stay tuned to our events calendar to sign up for these events. For all live Zoom calls, chat room links and passwords will be sent out to members on the event sign up list.… Read more

Needle Crafters ~ Wednesdays @ 10:30am

yarnbasketWhether you enjoy knitting, crocheting, rug braiding, quilting or another form of needle work come join us for Needle Crafters.  Each Wednesday, this informal gathering is a fun meet-up for those who are currently working on projects or who wish to start one.  Are you stuck on a stitch or confused by a pattern?  Most likely someone in the group can help.  It is a great group to get some… Read more

Craft, Paint and Color (Adults) ~ Fridays, 10:30 – 12:30

Come unwind, de-stress and create every Friday at 10:30. In this fun Friday meet-up, folks dabble in painting, coloring or creative crafting using oil, acrylic, watercolor, pen and pencil. They work on canvas, wood and sketchpads and coloring books. Research shows that creative activities help you relax. This is an open time so feel free to stay the entire time, leave early or come late. Remember this is a no… Read more