Making Marvelous Masks

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Make a spooky, scary or fun mask just in time for Halloween!

Make & Play Chinese Hacky Sack

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Friday, October 8, 2010 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Make your own "Chinese hacky sack" with Wanda Shaw from Huntsville Chinese Village and Miss Annie. "Chinese hacky sack," also known as "Chinese shuttlecock," is a traditional Asian game, the first version of which dates back to 500 B.C.! Listen to Chinese music and enjoy snacks, too.

HMCPL Pirate Day

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 9:00am - 9:00pm

Ahoy ye librarylubbers! Join HMCPL for their first ever "Pirate Day". All programs all day long will be pirate themed, and library employees will be dressed in their finest Pirate gear! So practice your very best pirate-y "ARGS!" and join us for Pirate Day.

Crafts: Got Tape?

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Friday, March 19, 2010 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Teens, make your own duct tape wallet!  Tape will be available in several colors.

Contact Ms. Freda for more info!

Spring Break Party

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Celebrate spring break with crafts, games, and refreshments.

Appropriate for grades K-5.

Contact Ms. Freda for more info!

Triangle Loom Weaving for Teens

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Date: Wedensday, March 17, 2010
Time: 10:00 AM -4:00 PM
Ages: 11 - 19
Cost: $5.00
Maximum number of students: 10
Instructor: Crystal Kitchens

Teens can learn how to weave a shawl on a 36-inch triangle frame loom. No weaving experience required, and instructor will provide all tools and other supplies. Bring a sack lunch. Drinks provided. Students must register for class at Bailey Cove.

Spring Celebration Storytime!

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for the great books, stay for the Dinosaur-Garden Hat craft and yummy refreshments! This event is sponsored by the Eleanor Murphy Friends of the Library.

Meet illustrator Harry Bliss at the Great Big Book Bash

Friday, Feb. 19 & Saturday, Feb. 20: Bring your kids to the library for a knee-slapping, laugh-out-loud funny event that will spark their creativity! Bliss is best known for his illustrations in books like A Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin and A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech. In his presentations, Mr. Bliss will explain how he turns stories into art and then he will teach you how to create your own art. Presentations are at 10:30am and 2:30pm in the Main Library auditorium. Read more »

Sit and Knit

Location: Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope
Date: Friday, March 12, 2010 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Knitting group for beginner through advanced knitters. Work on projects together or just come for the company.
2nd Friday of every month at 5:30pm

Stampin' Up! (Rubber Stamping)

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Cost per person: $10
Demonstrator Beth Crocker, will design and precut everything you need to make 3 Valentine’s Day cards and a 3D candy treat. Please bring your favorite adhesive to complete your projects. This is an adult event only and pre-registration is required. Call 461-0046.

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