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Get Crafty!

 

Giving gifts is part of the winter holiday season and finding thoughtful gifts for friends and family is always a challenge. To completely dominate this year’s challenge of gift giving, you should make your gift. Here is why:

  1. Its inexpensive, possibly even free.
  2. Its says “I like you enough to spend some time on you.”
  3. It subtly brags about your awesome artistic skills.
  4. You can customize the craft for the person.
  5. Crafting is FUN!

Now, I bet you are like, “I want to do this! But what should I make?!?!” Well, my friends, the Hancock County Public Library has you covered. Below are some books that you can check out to get your creative juices flowing:

 

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Adventure time crafts : flippin’ adorable stuff to make from the Land of Ooo

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The Complete photo guide to ribbon crafts

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Recyclo-gami : 40 crafts to make your friends green with envy! 

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Fabrigami : the origami art of folding cloth to create decorative and useful objects

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Crafting with fleece

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Simply paper cutting : hand-cut paper projects for home décor, stationery & gifts

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Crazy-cool duct tape projects : fun and funky projects for fashion and flair

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Crochet 101 : a workshop in a book

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Sew kawaii! : 22 simple sewing projects for cool kids of all ages

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World of geekcraft : step-by-step instructions for 25 super-coolcraft projects

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The Star wars craft book

 

 

This Week in a Photo

It’s the 2nd week of December, and it’s going to be a big one at HCPL. 🙂

I’m sure you’ve all been dying of anticipation for Guardians of the Galaxy to come out on DVD like me, AND the day is finally almost upon us TOMORROW (12/9)!!! To celebrate this joyous occasion, we will be throwing a costume/ DVD release party in Greenfield. Come dressed as your favorite GOTG character or other Marvel character (school appropriate, please), vote on your favorite costume, and watch the movie. This event will make you leave saying, “I am Groot!”

dec 9-10 LG

The next day (Wed. Dec. 10) will be full of fluffy fun at our DIY Tube Animal Pillow program! Perfect as a holiday present or as a gift to yourself, these fleecy pillow pals are the perfect prop for late-night reading. By popular request we will be watching The Polar Express while we make our pillows, so expect hot chocolate too!

And as an on-going event, please make an ornament for our teen room tree! I have plenty of sonic screwdrivers, Tardis, Homestuck characters, Batmans, Rocket and Groots, etc. I will print ornaments by request as well – Just ask.

Have an awesome week. See you at the library!

Sarah