The TOHP Burnham Public Library in Essex hosts a knitting club for anybody aged 8 and up! Come try your hand at knitting, see what you can make, or share your knitting experience with others. All supplies provided, sign up in advance please.
Manchester Public Library hosts an Altered Books Workshop. Use worn books as a canvas for many art forms with books. Bring your own discarded or use one of supplied. Limited space available, please register promptly at the front desk of the Manchester Public Library, or 978-526-7711 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A registered event with Cape Ann READS 2016.
Wikipedia: An altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a different form, altering its appearance and/or meaning.
Family Adventures in Reading brings together children and adults to enjoy entertaining and thought-provoking presentations of outstanding picture books. Professional Storyteller Alicia Quintano will lead families as they share and reflect on their responses to the stories that explore character-building concepts such as courage, fairness, and persistence. Each 90-minute session includes an engaging, interactive presentation and a related craft program. The session concludes with an introduction to a library service and socializing over light refreshments. The books draw on a variety of cultural traditions including those that predominate in the neighborhoods where the program is offered.
Sparky's puppets is entertaining for preschool on up! In this adventure, a scientist builds a time machine and sets the dial for the past... and then the future! What will he discover? All told with handmade puppets and involving three tales this will be a hit with the whole familiy! Made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Danvers Rec invites kids to a full day of LEGO fun! In the morning there will be a LEGO engineering workshop, followed by a MineCraft LEGO workshop in the afternoon. These worskshops are geared toward kids in grades 1-6. Sign up for one or both!
Star Wars and Interplanetary Crafts for kids and teens at Ipswich Public Library. Drop-In between 2:30 and 4:30 and choose between a variety of crafts. Children ages 8 and older may attend independently. Younger children should be accompanied by a caregiver.
Make lollipop valentines for all of your friends! We’ll also make valentines for people in the community. Come show your friends and your community that you care! Drop-in for all ages.
the Friends of the Sawyer Free Library are providing an opportunity for everyone to trade in their unused fabrics and yarn. Bring them into the library and then join us on for a sale of the donated fabric and fiber. All profits go to support SFL programs and projects. Special: fest guests and hourly drawings.
Daisy Nell and Captain Stan visit the TOHP Burnham Public Library in Essex for an open house! Enjoy songs from Daisy's popular children's books Rocky at the Dockside, The Stowaway Mouse and Tilly and the Pirates. There will also be tours, snacks, door prizes and crafts!
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