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LADIES CRAFT NIGHT

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Monday, January 9, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Take some time for yourself. Bring your craft and come enjoy an evening with fellow crafters.
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Holiday Movie Afternoon with Crafts

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
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Enjoy a holiday movie while making a craft to take home with you.
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Weave a Round Basket @ Madison

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Friday, January 27, 2012 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
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Join us at Madison to learn how to make a round basket with Crystal Kitchens!  You’ll learn how to handle basket reed, and how to start and shape a round basket.  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). 

If there is time, you can weave another basket, starting with a wooden base.  Basket making is wet work, so wear old clothes and bring a towel.  The instructor will bring all the tools and other supplies you’ll need to use during the workshop.

Spots are limited, so sign up soon!

Material Cost: $8

Ages 14+.

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Bead Crochet with Lorna Mazzone at Madison

Sign up and come out to Madison to learn how to bead crochet with Lorna Mazzone on Friday, December 30, 10am-2pm. Read more about Bead Crochet with Lorna Mazzone at Madison

Basket Weaving: Melon Basket with Decorated Handle

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Repeats every week until Fri Feb 17 2012 .
Saturday, February 4, 2012 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
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Six-Hour Workshop

Make an 8” melon basket in class with a decorated handle.  Learn how to handle reed, decorate a handle, make a god’s eye and shape a ribbed basket.  Both dyed reed and seagrass will be available for decorating your basket.  Those who have made a melon basket before will have the option of adding more shaping to your basket.  In the first class, we’ll decorate the handle.

If you are unable to attend the first class, you will be able to make the melon basket in the second class without a decorated handle.

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

Bring a sack lunch.

The maximum number of students is 12.  Call the Bailey Cove Library at 256-881-0257 or stop by to sign-up.  Open to adults and youth ages 14 and up. The supply fee is $12 for the two classes, or $10 for the second class (basket with non-decorated handle), due by January 18. Read more about Basket Weaving: Melon Basket with Decorated Handle

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Bead Crochet with Lorna Mazzone @ Madison

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Friday, December 30, 2011 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
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Come out to Madison learn how to Bead Crochet with Lorna Mazzone on Friday, December 30 from 10-2.  Be sure to sign up before the class fills. Read more about Bead Crochet with Lorna Mazzone @ Madison

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Teen Craft Night

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Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Come make your own recycled art picture frame.  Use the libraries old comics and magazines or bring your own from home. Read more about Teen Craft Night

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Holiday Make and Take Day at Bailey Cove

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 9:30am to 4:45pm
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Take a break from shopping and stop in with the children for crafting fun.  Holiday crafts for the children will be in the meeting room at Bailey Cove Library all day today.  Please join us! Read more about Holiday Make and Take Day at Bailey Cove

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Make eco-friendly recyclable wreaths for the holidays

Learn how to make wreaths from reusable materials in classes at two of our branches: December 5 at Madison and December 8 at Monrovia! Read more about Make eco-friendly recyclable wreaths for the holidays

Upcycled Wreaths Class for Adults

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Monday, December 5, 2011 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Upcycled Art! It's not just for Teens! Grown-ups put on your Santa hats and scoot to Madison Public Library to create your very own holiday wreath from an old book. We supply the books and materials, you supply the inspiration and creativity. Plan to get started at 6pm on Monday, December 5 at Madison Public Library.

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