Crafts

Weave a Tote Bag @ Madison

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, July 27, 2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Learn to weave a tote bag/purse at Madison on July 27!  Crystal Kitchens will teach how to handle reed, fill in the bottom, and shape a basket.  Dyed reed will be available for decorating your basket.

No basket making experience is required.  Basket making is wet work, so wear old clothes and bring a towel.  The leader will bring all the tools and other supplies you’ll need to use during the workshop.  Bring a sack lunch.

Space is limited so sign up soon!

 

Date:  Friday, July 27, 2012

Teen Read Week “Spirit Week”

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, October 15, 2012 - 9:00am - Friday, October 19, 2012 - 6:00pm

Make your inner literary spirit shine on the outside - This week come dressed as a character from your favorite book. Show a copy of the book paired with your costume for a picture. We'll judge entries and give out fabulous prizes!

Murphy Library Craft Night: Accessories for Your Home

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Monday, June 25, 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Come craft with us as we create items for your home out of upcycled materials. We will be making a message board and decorations for your shelves and walls. All supplies will be provided and the class is free!

Recommended age is 14+.

Trash to Treasure Crafting: Accessories for a Night Out

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Come craft with us as we create accessories perfect for a night out from recycled items. We will be making dangly earrings, a feather hair ornament, and a clutch. All supplies will be provided and the class is free!

Learn to Weave a Round Basket

Join us on June 22 as Crystal Kitchens teaches us how to weave a round basket! You’ll learn how to handle basket reed, how to start a round basket, and how to shape it. Read more »

Weave a Round Basket @ Madison

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, June 22, 2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Join us on June 22 as Crystal Kitchens teaches us how to weave a round basket!  You’ll learn how to handle basket reed, how to start a round basket, and how to shape it. The finished baskets will be about 6 inches tall with a 5-inch diameter base. You can use colored reed and beads to decorate your baskets. No experience is required.

If you’ve already woven a round basket, you’ll have the option of weaving a double wall basket or weaving a basket over a quart jar (bring your own jar).

Painting Miniature Gourds

Join us and paint miniature gourds at the Madison Public Library. All materials will be provided (with the supply fee). Each person will have two Tennesse spinner gourds to paint. Space is limited so sign up soon! Read more »

Gourd Painting @ Madison

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, June 18, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join us and paint miniature gourds at the Madison Public Library.  All materials will be provided (with the supply fee).   Each person will have 2 Tennesses spinner gourds to paint.  Space is limited so sign up soon!

 

Date:  Monday, June 18, 2012

Time:  6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Madison Public Library

Supply fee:  $5

Ages:  14+

 

Questions?  Ask Rachel at 256-461-0046 or e-mail rhooper [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Paint the Night Sky - Painting Class

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, June 9, 2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for a painting class at Eleanor Murphy Library where we will paint a representation of the night sky.

All you have to do is bring your creativity! We will provide all supplies for this free class. 

Space is limited. Please sign up by calling Murphy Library at 256-881-5620.

 

Painting on Canvas at Monrovia

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Monday, May 21, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us as we express our creative side painting on canvas.  Teens and adults only please. Cost is $3 for materials.  Please call 256-489-3392 to sign up or stop by the Monrovia Circulation desk.  Only a few spaces left!

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