Teen Program at Monrovia - Canvas Bag Art

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Monday, September 10, 2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Come create your own unique canvas bag art with stencils and paint at Monrovia Public Library.  Sign up at Circulation Desk or call 256-489-3392.

Paint your summer on canvas

Express your creative side at the Madison Public Library on Saturday, August 18. Paint a summer picture - flip flops - on two 5-by-7 canvases from 10 a.m. to noon. Read more »

Summer Painting @ Madison

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Let your creative side come out and join us at Madison as we paint a summer picture - flip flops - on two 5x7 canvases. Snacks and all materials will be provided with the $5 supply fee. Space is limited so sign up soon!


Date: Saturday, August 18, 2012

Introduction to Weaving Bands With the Inkle Loom

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Friday, August 17, 2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Learn to weave on an inkle loom, which can be used to make narrow bands.  In class you can make a bookmark, hatband, strap or small pouch, depending on how much time you want to spend.  Begin to learn the language of weaving.

The inkle looms will be ready to use when you arrive, and you’ll learn how to dress an inkle loom.  No weaving experience is required. 

The leader will bring all the tools and other supplies you’ll need to use during the workshop. 

Bring a sack lunch.

Triangle Loom Weaving: Beginner and Beyond

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Friday, September 21, 2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Learn to weave on a triangle frame loom with continuous thread, and how to finish and join the triangles.  In this workshop we’ll use a 36” loom to make a child’s shawl or adult scarf.  We’ll 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 required.

Murphy Craft Night

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Monday, July 30, 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Join us for Murphy LIbrary's Craft Night

We'll be creating washer pendant necklaces, braided headbands, and paper roll coasters.

The class is free and all supplies are provided.

Contact Connie Chow, cchow [at] hmcpl [dot] org, for more details.

Recommended for ages 14 and older.

Make & Take Crafts

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Olympic crafts ... a torch and the 5 rings ... come make one of each then watch a movie at the library.

Scrapbook with us!

Preserve those joyful memories you're making this summer during a scrapbooking session at the Madison Public Library on Tuesday, August 14, from noon to 3 p.m. Read more »

Friendship Bracelets with Ms. Crystal

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Get ready for back to school and making new friends with an awesome new skill: Friendship Bracelets!  Crystal Kitchens, crafter extraordinaire, will be at the Library to teach the skills of weaving with Soda straws.  This program is free and perfect for kids in grades 3-5.

LEGO Mania

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, August 6, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, August 13, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, August 20, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, August 27, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, September 10, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, September 17, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, September 24, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, October 1, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, October 8, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, October 15, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, October 22, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, October 29, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, November 5, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, November 12, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, November 19, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, November 26, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, December 3, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, December 10, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pmMonday, December 17, 2012 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

The Library will provide LEGOS, you provide the imagination!  Chidren can build creations out of their wildest dreams.  The Library will put these creations on display for 1 week, until the next LEGO Mania. 

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