Crafts

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. 

Murphy Craft Night

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Monday, July 16, 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Join us for Murphy LIbrary's Craft Night

We'll be creating mustache mugs, newspaper nails, and yarn wrapped letters.

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.

Craft Night at Monrovia - Paper Bead Jewelry

Learn how to make beautiful and creative jewelry from beads made from recyled paper at Monrovia's Craft Night.  Please call 256-489-3392 or visit the Monrovia circulation desk to sign up.  Teens and adults only please.

Craft Night at Monrovia - Paper Bead Jewelry

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

Learn how to craft creative and beautiful jewelry from paper beads made from recycled magazines at Monrovia Library Craft night.  Please call 256-489-3392 or stop by circulation desk at Monrovia to sign up please.  Teens and adults only.

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