3 05, 2022

Make With Us: Felt Flowers

By |May 3rd, 2022|

Hey Makers Mother’s Day is just around the corner and if you haven't ordered a gift yet it's time to get creative! Before you run out to buy a last-minute bouquet, consider making some felt forever flowers.  These continuous cut spiral flowers are a breeze to assemble and are

14 04, 2022

Calling All Crafters: Find Your Next Project on Creativebug

By |April 14th, 2022|

I’ve always enjoyed crafting–I’ve been knitting for years and I recently took up painting (or trying to paint). But during the pandemic, I found that crafting can be a great way to take your mind off things. Immersing yourself in a craft project requires you to focus your thoughts

5 04, 2021

April Teen Grab & Go: Jar Lid Suncatchers

By |April 5th, 2021|

April 22nd is Earth Day so this month’s Grab & Go kit features recycled/repurposed materials. To make these kits I gathered supplies that the Youth Department already had and repurposed mason jar lids that were leftover from a program. There are lots of cool projects you can use jar lids

8 02, 2021

Teen Grab & Go: Felt Love Monster Plushie

By |February 8th, 2021|

Hello Teens! This month’s Grab & Go craft is a two-sided felt Love Monster Plushie! Everything you need except for scissors and glue can be found in the kit which is available at the outdoor Creation Station at the Library. Teen kits will have a blue ‘TEEN’ sticker on them. It

3 08, 2020

August Grab-and-Go Craft: Make a Pinwheel

By |August 3rd, 2020|

The breezy and beautiful days of August could mean flying kites, blowing bubbles, or watching a pinwheel spin! This week, while supplies last, we invite you to make a fun pinwheel! Please stop by the Library’s Grab-and-Go craft clothesline (on the west side of the building between 10 a.m. and

6 07, 2020

July Grab and Go Craft: How to Make a Magic Window

By |July 6th, 2020|

Our July Grab-and-Go Craft is here! Craft supplies are available on the clothesline on the west side of the Library on Monday, July 6 through Sunday, July 12 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.  We hope that you enjoyed Miss Kary’s reading of Perfect Square by Michael Hall. If

5 05, 2020

Craft of the Month: Paper Plate Ring Toss

By |May 5th, 2020|

Are you looking for something fun to both make and play with your family? Then this craft is for you! Materials you will need: four paper plates (plain white would work best, but any color plates are fine) one paper towel tube scissors  markers (crayons or colored pencils are fine

22 10, 2019

Get making with Creativebug

By |October 22nd, 2019|

If you can't wait for the opening of MakerSpace to start making, you can get a head start using our new online resource, Creativebug! Creativebug gives you unlimited access to thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. All you need is your Deerfield

6 11, 2015

Learn to Crochet: Make a Flower Granny Square

By |November 6th, 2015|

In our third and final video session of Project Granny Square with Lucie Sinkler, owner of CloseKnit Yarn Store in Evanston, IL, you will learn how to create a flower in the center of your granny square. Check out the tutorial video below and follow along with Lucie as she shows you first

30 10, 2015

Learn to Crochet: Connecting Granny Squares

By |October 30th, 2015|

In our second session of Project Granny Square with Lucie Sinkler, owner of CloseKnit Yarn Store in Evanston, IL, you will learn how to finish off the granny squares you created, getting rid of the loose strings, and then how to connect the granny squares to each other. Check out the tutorial video

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