Crafts

Teen Night at Monrovia

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Learn how to make macrame bracelets at our teen night at Monrovia.  For more information or to sign up contact 256-489-3392 or chewitt [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Discover Tech Kick Off

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Help us launch the Discover Tech exhibit AND Summer Reading at our grand opening festival!  We'll have science crafts, snacks, face painting, and live music.  Be one of the first people to try out the Discover Tech hands on exhibit!

Summer Reading Kick-Off featuring Michael's

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:00pm

Come do arts and crafts with guests from Michael's to kick off the 2013 Summer Reading at Murphy Library!
Grades K-5

Earth Day Program

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:00pm

Children in grades K-4th will create crafts by upcycling old CDs. Come join in the fun!

Weave a Purse/Tote Basket

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, June 28, 2013 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Learn to weave a purse or tote basket at the Madison Public Library on Friday, June 28, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Crystal Kitchens will teach you how to handle reed, how to start a basket with flat reed, fill in the bottom, and shape the basket.  Dyed reed will be available for decorating.  The finished product should be approximately 4.5" x 9" x 8".

Triangle Loom Weaving

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, May 17, 2013 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Learn how to weave on a triangle frame loom at the Madison Public Library on Friday, May 17, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  During the workshop you will learn to weave with continuous thread, and how to finished and join the triangles.  We will use a 36" loom to make a child's shawl or an adult scarf.  We will have a fashion show of scarves, shawls, ruanas, and ponchos to give you ideas.  You'll learn how to make your own triangle looms in various sizes.  No weaving experience is necessary.

Weave a Melon/Egg Basket

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, April 26, 2013 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Learn to weave a Melon/Egg Basket at the Madison Public Library on Friday, April 26, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  During the class you will learn how to handle reed, make a God's eye, shape a ribbed basket, and make an 8-inch basket.  Both dyed reed and seagrass will be available for decorating your basket.

If you've already made a melon basket, you can learn how to add shaping to make a "fanny" basket.

Ladies' Quilting Night

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Monday, April 22, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ladies from the community gathering together to work on the Gurley Quilt.

Ladies' Quilting Day

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 2:15pm - 4:30pm

 Ladies from Gurley community meeting together to work on the Gurley quilt.

Ladies' Quilting Night

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Monday, April 15, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ladies from the community gathering together to work on the Gurley Quilt.

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