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Create It!

Create It! DIY Pencil Holder
by Karen

Karen shares a fun and easy pencil holder - perfect for back-to-school or office desk decor!

Posted by [email protected]  On Sep 14, 2020 at 2:04 PM
Draw It!

Grab a pencil and paper - it's time to Draw It! 📝 Our librarian Kristin shows how to draw a sea turtle!

Show us your sea turtle in the comments below and tell us what you'd like to draw next!

Posted by [email protected]  On Aug 20, 2020 at 3:41 PM
Let's Get Gardening with Tagawa Gardens: Planting a Fall Veggie Garden

Let's get gardening! We have partnered with our friends at Tagawa Gardens for a series of gardening videos showing tips and tricks to get your garden growing!

Summer may be winding down, but that doesn't mean gardening has to stop! This week, Luan shares some tips on creating a late summer/early fall vegetable garden, featuring a variety of yummy veggies - and even herbs!
Posted by [email protected]  On Aug 13, 2020 at 2:30 PM
Making Magic

Harry Potter-Inspired Spell Books
by Julie S.

Before you head to Hogwarts to start the school year, you'll need your spell books! Add a little magic to your notebooks with this Harry Potter-themed DIY!
- Composition Notebook (or other notebook with cardboard cover)
- Paint
- Paint Brushes
- Pencil

Posted by [email protected]  On Jul 27, 2020 at 12:40 PM
Let's Get Gardening

Let's get gardening! We have partnered with our friends at Tagawa Gardens for a series of gardening videos showing tips and tricks to get your garden growing!

In this week's video, Luan shares the basics for beginners. These include prepping the soil, how to pick the prefect plants for your space, tips and tricks for planting, the benefits of mulch and how to care for your garden, including watering, feeding and fertilizing, use of pesticides and maintaining your beautiful space. Let's get gardening - together! 

Posted by [email protected]  On Jul 24, 2020 at 9:16 AM
Create & DIY for adults

Learn the tips and tricks of assembling amazing papercraft creations! This week we'll be making Japan's Himeji Castle using Cannon's Creative Park papercraft template! #LibrariesCOnnect

Himeji Castle template and instructions available via Canon Creative Park at
Visit and search "Himeji Castle" to download the template and explore other fun crafts from Canon.

Posted by [email protected]  On Jul 22, 2020 at 9:23 AM
Making Magic

Fire Breathing Dragon 
by Sara

So many of our favorite fairy tales feature fierce, fire-breathing dragons - so let's make one of our very own!

- Toliet paper tube or paper towel tube (cut in half)
- Construction paper
- Tissue paper
- Pom poms
- Googly eyes
- Glue
- Glitter glue or markers (optional)

This craft is inspired by the craft "Fire Breathing Dragon Craft" from One Little Project. Thanks to Debbie for letting us share this craft! Be sure to visit for more fun ideas!

Posted by [email protected]  On Jul 20, 2020 at 1:03 PM
Making Magic: Crafts for Kids

Celebrate the Fourth of July with a bang by making this wooden star wreath!

Posted by [email protected]  On Jun 29, 2020 at 3:43 PM
Create & DIY for adults

Have an old t-shirt that you don't wear anymore, but just can't stand to part with? Give it new life as a upcycled bag! 

Posted by [email protected]  On Jun 24, 2020 at 11:35 AM
Making Magic: Crafts for Kids

Rainbow Paper Windchime
by Tessy

Can you make a rainbow? Create rainbow paper and string it together in a homemade windchime to catch the summer breeze!

Thank you to The Science Kiddo for letting us share their rainbow paper craft.
Posted by [email protected]  On Jun 22, 2020 at 10:10 AM
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