Be Crafty & Stay Cozy

Be Crafty & Stay Cozy

The library fun doesn't stop when the weather gets cold! Stay crafty, creative, and cozy this winter - learn to make homemade gifts, decorate your holiday cards, or find a craft that will warm your heart. 

Upcoming Events

Nifty Thrifty Gifty
December 11 from 1:00-2:00pm - Sequoya Library 

Make special, one-of-a-kind treasures to keep or to give to your loved ones. Ages 6 & up. Children under 8 must have an adult helper. Registeration required.

Sharing Holiday Joy: Card Making Workshop
December 13 from 6:00-8:00pm - Monroe Street Library

Come to the Monroe Street Library for a festive evening of holiday card making. Led by Jamie Statz-Paynter, who will provide all materials for each participant to make four different cards. Limited space, registration is required.

MakerPalooza: Building Old-Fashioned Toys (A Bubbler Jr. Program)
December 16 from 2:00-3:00pm - Pinney Library

Have you ever heard of a gee haw whimmy diddle, a whirligig, or a wooden thingamabob? Well, in this workshop you can come create your own! Work with Bubbler artist Taylor Rushing to build and decorate your personalized old-fashioned wooden toy. Registration required. Ages 6 - 11.

DIY: Last Minute Holiday Cards and Gift Tags
December 23 from 10:30am-12:30pm - Goodman South Madison Library

Nothing is more cherished than a handmade, thoughtful gift. Our instructor, Jamie Statz-Paynter, will be sharing over 20 years of experience with card making to help you create 3 unique cards and gift tags. This class is limited to 15 participants, registration required. Preteens through adults welcome! 

Celebrate Kwanzaa with Poet Fabu
December 26, December 27December 28, December 29 & December 30 from 1:00-2:00pm - Goodman South Madison Library

Come and celebrate Kwanzaa with Fabu. We will explore a different concept from the Kwanzaa celebration each day through fun crafts and activities.

Winter Arts and Crafts
December 26December 27December 28 & December 29 from 5:30-6:30pm - Goodman South Madison Library

Join us for arts and crafts for kids with Jovita's Treasures. There will be painting, paper sculptures, marbling, and more! This event goes all week, so if you don't have time to finish your project, come on back the next day! For ages 8-12.


Other Winter Fun

Movie Matinee: The Muppet Christmas Carol
December 22 from 2:00-3:30pm - Central Library

Join us at the library for a full-length family movie: The Muppet Christmas Carol. We'll provide the popcorn!