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Events: Crafts

Fiber Arts

Adults Drop-in Community members are invited to gather at the library to work on fiber arts projects, share projects with each other and try free crochet lessons. Yarn and a limited number of other supplies are provided, and new participants are always welcome!

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Wearable Art Spring Shawl

Adults & Teens Spend an afternoon with our fiber arts group and learn how to create your very own spring shawl.

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Birding for Beginners II

All-Ages Learn about the beautiful birds of Wisconsin and how to attract them to your own backyard.

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Play and Learn

Children Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.

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Decoupage Jars

All-Ages Create unique decor for your home or office! Free and all supplies provided.

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Mid-Winter Craft Day

Children Drop-in Young people can still work their brains and creativity with crafts on this no-school day!

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Home School Huddle

Children Families of homeschooled children can hear stories, read, and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

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Quilting & Beyond

Adults Drop-in Work on your quilting projects at the library with your friends and neighbors!

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Month of Crafts and Coloring

Children Drop-in Kids can celebrate National Craft Month with a different craft project each week and coloring pages all month long at the library!

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Needle Felting Workshop

Adults & Teens Drop-in Adults and teens are welcome to drop by the library to discover and learn the basics of needle felting.

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Family Adventure Night: Who is Dr. Seuss?

Children Hear stories written by Dr. Seuss and make fun crafts related to some of his most famous books during our monthly Family Adventure Night!

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Recycled Glass Creations for Your Garden!

Adults Adults can join us and learn how to make one-of-a-kind garden sculptures from recycled glass dishware.

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Spring Craft Day

Children Drop-in Stop in on this no-school day to make a variety of spring-themed crafts!

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Hobbies and Crafts Night

Adults Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!

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Hey, It's The Sun! Story Time

Children Hear stories about the sun and make a decorative craft during this special story time!

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Recycled Magazine Crafts

All-Ages Drop-in Find a fun, creative use for old magazines and newspapers and recycle at the same time!

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Creative Journals

Adults & Teens Drop-in Journals contain some of our most personal thoughts, and patrons not only have the opportunity to make their own journal, but also to personalize it with decorations!

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Health and Wellness Club: Organize Your Life!

Adults & Teens Drop-in Stop by our monthly health and wellness club to discuss a wide range of topics with others, including April's discussion about ways to organize your time and home!

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Needle Arts

Adults & Teens Drop-in Drop by the library any (or every!) Tuesday afternoon for a mix of creation and socialization!

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Children's Fest

Children Stop by MCPL's booth at the 46th annual Children's Festival at Marathon Park to learn more about the library - including a sneak peek at summer events!

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3D Paper Sculptures

Children Drop-in Children of all ages are invited to explore the wonderful versatility of paper and create three-dimensional paper sculptures!

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Family Adventure Night: Peppa Pig

Children Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the Nick Jr. show "Peppa Pig" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!

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Mo Willems Story Time

Children Join us for a special story time celebrating the books of popular children's author Mo Willems!

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Hop Like a Bunny Story Time

Children Hear stories about bunnies, then make a cute craft, with all supplies provided!

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Hatching Eggs

Children Drop-in Craft your own egg to "hatch" and see what kind of animal emerges from it!

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Kids' Needle Arts Night: Dry Felting

Kids & Teens Registration Kids, tweens and teens can learn how to do dry felting and make their own project, with all supplies provided!

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Wordstock: Three Days of Peace and Poetry

All-Ages Drop-in Attend this three-day poetry event, where different poetry activities will be offered for all ages each day!

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Superhero Celebration

Children Drop-in Make superhero-themed crafts and color themed pages to celebrate National Superhero Day!

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May Day Baskets

Children Drop-in Kids are invited bring back the tradition of May Day by crafting their own decorative basket, with all supplies provided!

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Apple Blossom Flower Art

All-Ages Drop-in Celebrate spring by creating your own apple blossoms with a variety of craft supplies!

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Create a Mother's Day Card!

Children Drop-in Kids can make a card for the maternal figure in their life, with all supplies provided!

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Make your own Mini Pinata

Children Create your own mini piñatas with supplies at the library!

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Mother's Day Story Time

Children Join us for a special story time and craft hour as we celebrate mothers ahead of their special day!

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Flower Fairies

Adults & Teens Join us to craft adorable fairies! Whether you want to celebrate Mother's day as mother and daughter, or just celebrate spring, we welcome you to channel your creativity!

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Spring Wreaths

Adults Want to give your home the decorative touch of nature this spring? Channel your creativity by making your very own spring wreath!

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Bottle Cap Bling

Adults & Teens Who knew a bottle cap could inspire so much creativity? Find out how and create a unique, artistic craft!

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Pull String Art

Adults Adults are invited to a craft event at the library just for them as we create pull string art!

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Create your own Pinwheels

Children Are you ready for spring and summer? Stop by the library to create your own pinwheel to capture the warmer breezes!

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Flash Fiction Story Project

Children Tweens are invited to join us for a fun program revolving around a short, short story - also known as flash fiction!

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