Join us for National Craft Month. Whether you're a seasoned artist or a beginner, National Craft Month is the perfect time to explore your artistic side, learn new skills, and connect with others who share your love of crafting. From knitting to woodworking to jewelry-making and beyond, the possibilities for creative expression are endless. Join us as we celebrate the excitement of making something by hand and the joy of crafting!
Drop-In Watercolor Painting
Come to East Library to experiment with watercolors at this fun and informal drop-in session! No registration necessary and all skill levels welcome. We'll supply the brushes, paint, and paper; just bring yourself! A volunteer will be on hand to help and inspire. Ages 9 and up. Ages 9-11 must be accompanied by an adult.
- Tue., March 7 at 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., East Library - Community Room. Ages 9+. No registration required
- Tue., March 21 at 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., East Library - Community Room. Ages 9+. No registration required
Yarnettes Fiber Group
Join this fun group of fiber friends for a couple of hours of working on your own projects.
- Fri., March 10 at 10 a.m. – noon, Library 21c – Make. Adults, Seniors. No registration required.
- Fri., March 24 at 10 a.m. – noon, Library 21c – Make. Adults, Seniors. No registration required.
Bleach Textile Art
Get into the Winter Adult Reading Program spirit with this thematic art project. Using bleach on either a 100% cotton fabric you bring or one of our small cotton washcloths, we will learn how to make a unique work of art. For ages 18+. Registration required.
Whimsical Faerie House
Get ready for spring by making a whimsical faerie house. You'll leave with a decorated pot that can be filled with soil and seed later. For ages 18+. Registration required.
STEAM Take & Make: Rainbow Gravity Spinner (ages 5-12 at all locations)
Explore Newton’s Third Law of Motion by creating a spinner and letting it fly! For ages 5-12.
- Try It! – A regularly updated collection of fun crafts and activities to try out! – Ages 5-12
- Creative Projects at Home LibGuide
Browse through this guide to find information about how you can get started on creative projects from the comfort of home.
- PPLD’s Makerspace LibGuides
PPLD’s makerspaces offer access to tools, materials, and machines to help bring your creative vision to life. Offerings include die cutters, 3D printers, sewing machines, and more. Click on a guide's title to discover a comprehensive overview of that topic and start crafting today.
- CraftLab – A collection of unique crafts and activities! – Ages 0-12
- Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.