Crafts

Snowflake Party!

Thursday, Jan. 21: Kids and families are invited to join us for an evening of snowy-tastic fun! You will get to make your very own marshmallow snow-person, cut paper snowflakes, listen to snowy-wonderful stories, and enjoy refreshments and each other’s company. 6pm, Eleanor Murphy Branch. Free to the public.

Sticks-n-String Teen Knitting Club: Knit Your First Hat!

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, February 13, 2010 - 2:30pm - 4:30pmSaturday, February 27, 2010 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Knit your first hat! Participants must already be able to comfortably perform the knit stitch and the purl stitch.

Pre-registration required.  $8 supply fee.  Please call (256) 859-9050 to sign up.

Sticks-n-String Teen Knitting Club

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, January 23, 2010 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Can’t knit?  No worries. We’ll teach you.  We’ll even provide the needles and yarn! Please call (256) 859-9050 to sign up.

For boys & girls ages 11 and up.

 

Sticks-n-String Teen Knitting Club

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, March 27, 2010 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Can’t knit?  No worries. We’ll teach you.  We’ll even provide the needles and yarn! Please call (256) 859-9050 to sign up.

For boys & girls ages 11 and up.

Triangle Loom Weaving: Beginner and Beyond

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Saturday, February 13, 2010 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Learn to weave on a 36-inch triangle frame loom with continuous thread, and how to finish and join the triangles. Instructors will have a fashion show of scarves, shawls, ruanas and ponchos to give ideas. Learn how to make your own triangle looms in various sizes. No weaving experience is required. The instructors will bring all the tools and other supplies.

Supply Fee is $5.
Instructor:  Crystal Kitchens.
Open to adults and youth ages 14 and up.
Please call Bailey Cove Library to make reservations.

2007 Easter Egg Hunt!

Ready for a Friday afternoon of Easter-egg hunting?
We're hiding eggs all over the Youth Services Department and filling them with candy and library goodies! We'll have areas for younger and older children, and Easter crafts and treats for all! Parents, bring your kids and your camera!
Mark your calendar!
Date: Friday, April 6
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: Main Library, Youth Services

Open the Wardrobe! (2007)

Are you ready to open the wardrobe, Narnia fans?
Meet the characters of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe at the library this magical Saturday morning! We'll travel the land of Narnia through games, crafts, food, and fun.
Produced in part with the Butler High School Drama Department, who will be presenting the play "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" on April 12-14, 2007. Tickets for the production will be available!
Mark your calendar!
Date: Saturday April 7
Time: 10 a.m.
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Happy Birthday, Cat In The Hat! (2007)

The Cat in the Hat is 50!
Come celebrate with us! The much-loved Cat in the Hat is 50, and we'd like to celebrate the birthday by bringing the world of Dr. Seuss to life. We'll have lots of Dr. Seuss games, crafts, and fun at the Youth Services area in the Main Library -- and what are we serving for lunch? Why, green eggs and ham, of course!
This event is free for the entire family. We'd love to see you there, Sam-I-Am! We'll have a Seuss-ational time!
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