Crafts

Tuesday Tales

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Join Ms. Haley for Preschool Storytime for ages 2-5. We'll read stories, sing songs, and have a fun craft!

Calligraphy: Beginning Italic

Join instructor, Carol Tillman, for this six week course to learn the Italic or Chancery Cursive hand using a broad edge pen. The Italic hand dates from about 1400 and is probably the most common text hand used today. The class will meet every Thursday, beginning April 3 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Carol has been doing Calligraphy for over 35 years and is a member of the Calligraphy Arts Guild of Huntsville and the Utah Calligraphic Artists.

Registration is required. To register, please call 256-461-0046 or e-mail Teresa at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org. Read more »

Calligraphy: Beginning Italic

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pmThursday, April 10, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pmThursday, April 17, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pmThursday, April 24, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pmThursday, May 1, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pmThursday, May 8, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Join instructor, Carol Tillman, for a six week course in Calligraphy. The class meets on Thursdays, beginning April 3. Registration is required. To register, please call 256-461-0046 or e-mail Teresa at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org. There is a supply fee of $15.00. Please make checks payable to Carol Tillman and mail them to the Madison Public Library, 130 Plaza Blvd., Madison, AL  35758, ATTN: Tammy. Your supply fee must be received at the library by March 24 to reserve your spot in the class.

Latin American Crafts: Huichol Art

Date: March 22, 2014

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Place: Madison Library Meeting Room

Maximum number of participants: 15

Supply fee: $5.00

Instructor, Susanna Vizcarra, will present an educational workshop on Huichol Art for adults and children ages 8 and up. Participants will make their own "Ojo de Dios". Registration is required. To register please call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046, or e-mail Teresa at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Latin American Crafts: Huichol Art

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Instructor, Susanna Vizcarra, will present an educational workshop on Huichol Art for adults and children ages 8 and up. Participants will make their own "Ojo de Dios". There is a $5.00 supply fee for this program. Registration is required. To register please call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046, or e-mail Teresa at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Weave a Basket Around a Gourd

Friday, March 28, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Maximum number of participants: 12 (adults and youth ages 14 and up.)

Supply fee: $14

Learn how to prepare a gourd and finish it with "memory ink", and weave a basket with round reed around the gourd. You'll learn how to handle basket reed and how to shape a basket. Weave in three-rod wale or chase-weave using dyed reed to decorate the gourd. No basket making or gourd decorating experience is required. Read more »

Weave a Basket Around a Gourd

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Join instructor, Crystal Kitchens, to learn to weave a basket AROUND a Gourd. The instructor will provide cleaned gourds ready to finish, as well as other tools needed to complete the project. The supply fee is $14. Registration is required. To register, please call 256-461-0046, or e-mail Teresa at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org. Please bring a sack lunch. Also, please bring a drill (with 7/64" bit), and a hair dryer if possible.

Secret Book Box

Location: Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope
Date: Friday, March 14, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Need a secret hiding place?  During our next Adult Craft day we will create a handy fake-em-out book storage box for only $2.00. Materials and instructions are supplied for you!  And.... we'll have coffee and a little snack too.  Want to get in on the fun? This craft opportunity is by reservation only - so sign up before this class fills up!  Call 256-723-2995 for your reservation.

S'mores Friday

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Come enjoy the ooey, gooey, goodness of this awesome treat. Free!

Rubber Band Loom Session

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Come join us in making cool rubber band bracelets! Free. Ages 7 and up!

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