by Ellen Griffin Shade, Avondale Regional Branch Library
At the Avondale Regional Branch Library we are very excited to announce the launch of the Avondale Crafting Collection—patrons can now check out the paper bead winders, knitting looms, and jewelry-making tools that we use in our adult craft programs!
All items must be picked up and returned at the Avondale Library Circulation Desk. Call 226-4000 or drop by the circulation desk for more information.
Upcoming Craft Programs
Wednesday, August 23, 2:00 p.m. Fiber Arts on Fifth Avenue – Knitters, crocheters, and other "fiber artists" of all skill levels can bring their supplies to this informal group to share tips and ideas. The library will have a limited supply of needles and yarn available on a first come, first served basis.
Wednesday, August 30, 2:00 p.m. Wildcard Wednesday: Adventures in Art – Join us for a fun art project and complete your own masterpiece to take home. Instruction and materials are provided. We’ll be painting watercolor leaf silhouettes.
Wednesday, September 6, 2:00 p.m. Club Create – Come together to create something new. We'll tackle a new craft project each month. All adults are welcome. Instruction and materials are provided. This month we'll be sewing button bookmarks.
Wednesday, September 13, 2:00 p.m. Art Party – Starting this month, Art Party programs will meet the second Wednesday of the month, with a different project offered each time, and participants will complete their own works of art. Materials and instruction are provided. This month we'll experiment with fired ink art.
Wednesday, September 20, 2:00 p.m. Books & Beads – Join us for our monthly jewelry-making adventure. Each participant will complete a jewelry project to take home. Adults of all skill levels are welcome. Materials, tools, and instructions are provided. We'll be making seed bead bookmarks.
All programs are free but space is limited, so register online through the BPL events calendar, call 226-4000, or drop by the circulation desk to reserve your spot. We also offer drop-in adult coloring stations that are available anytime.
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