Craft

Christmas in July Cupcake Decorating with Fondant for Adults

Jul 12 2012 6:00 pm

snowmanLet it Snow, let it snow, let it snow...on your cupcakes!

Looking for a way to cool down and beat the summer heat?  Try a little Christmas in July!  Learn to use fondant to add extra pizazz to your baked goods.

Register for a fun evening of holiday treats and make a take-home handmade craft by calling the library at 815-942-6880.

Laughs & Crafts Pinterest Club!

May 6 2014 6:00 pm

pinterest logoWho doesn't love Pinterest?  And who doesn't pin crafts they'll probably never make? Well, here's a way to fix that!   The Library is hosting a Pinterest club! So how does a Pinterest club work?   Read on…  You pick up the flyer with the supply list from the library.  Purchase your supplies and bring them to the next group meeting. That’s it!  Each month will be a different craft. If you feel really ambitious, contribute to the "Pinterest Potluck" and make a simple snack or appetizer you found on Pinterest.   Join us for a fun way meet other crafty people and to get together to eat, gab, and craft!

Fall Craft Series with Charlene Fischer

Oct 24 2013 6:00 pm

Paper Wreath

 

Are you looking for a new way to show off your crafty talents?  Then, fall into the swing of things with a new craft series at the Morris Library.  Get creative for Corn Fest and fall by learning how to handcraft projects such as a paper wreath for your family or friends.

Local Stampin' Up! demonstrator, Charlene Fischer, will lead a series of workshops on Thursdays:  September 12, September 26, October 10, and October 24.  All of these programs will be at 6 p.m.  Materials will be provided.  

Register by calling 815-942-6880 or stop in to the library.  Space is limited, so don't miss out!  

Fall Craft Series with Charlene Fischer

Oct 10 2013 6:00 pm

Paper Wreath

 

Are you looking for a new way to show off your crafty talents?  Then, fall into the swing of things with a new craft series at the Morris Library.  Get creative for Corn Fest and fall by learning how to handcraft projects such as a paper wreath for your family or friends.  

Local Stampin' Up! demonstrator, Charlene Fischer, will lead a series of workshops on Thursdays:  September 12, September 26, October 10, and October 24.  All of these programs will be at 6 p.m.  Materials will be provided.  

Register by calling 815-942-6880 or stop in to the library.  Space is limited, so don't miss out!  

July Vintage Craft

Jul 23 2013 6:00 pm

Dahlia Pom-Poms

 Are you running out of ideas for party decorations?  Then, join the library for its July Vintage Craft.  On Tuesday, July 23 at 6 p.m., the Morris Library will be teaching you how to make dahlia pom-poms.

Joyous bursts of color dance above a table, imparting a cheerful radiance to a rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, or casual reception.  The dahlia pom-poms appear to float in the air.  In reality, they are hung from the ceiling with monofilament.  Registration is required so reserve your spot by calling 815-942-6880 or stop by the library today.  This program is free and open to anyone 12 years of age or older. 


 

Teen Craft- Clay Beads

Sep 5 2013 5:00 pm

beads

Teens! Are you crafty? Do you want to try working with real clay? Here's your chance! Make your very own clay beads-and your imagination is your limit!

This process will require two sessions; September 5, 5-7 p.m. & October 3, 5-6 p.m. Please make sure you are available for both:

 Register today, spaces are limited! 815.942.6880 or 604 Liberty St 

Vintage Craft Series #9- Mini Drawer Box

Sep 10 2013 5:30 pm

Mini Drawer Box

Wish you had a special space to keep all of your small treasures?

Make your own miniature drawer and box, perfect for keeping keys, playing cards, cell phone, or other small, special items.

Register soon, as spaces fill up quickly!

September 10, 2013, at 5:30 p.m.

 

Vintage Craft Series: Corner Bookmarks

Apr 9 2013 5:30 pm

Are you tired of losing your place in the book you're reading?  Or, are you just sick of using random scraps of paper to try to keep your spot?  Corner bookmarks solve both of these problems.  In addition, they are fun and easy to make!  Join the library for the next rendition of the Vintage Craft Series on Tuesday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m. if you would like to learn how to make these nifty bookmarks.

This program is free and open to all adults and teens.  Call 815-942-6880 to register today!

 

Vintage Craft Series: Paper Roses

Mar 14 2013 6:00 pm

 

Are you looking for a great centerpiece or something to add a splash of color to any room?  Our Vintage Craft program might be just the thing for you!  On Thursday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m., the Morris Area Public Library is offereing the opportunity for your to learn how to make vintage paper roses.  Registration is required to reserve your spot by calling 815-942-6880 or stop by the library today. 

Vintage Toy Craft- K through 5th grades

Mar 6 2013 3:30 pm

Update 2-28-13: Oops, we made a boo-boo!  The flyers that went out to the schools recently incorrectly state the time as 2:30-3:30.  The actual time is 3:30-4:30.  We apologize for the confusion.

Enjoy an afternoon of making old-fashioned toys such as a yarn doll, a humming noisemaker, and a whizgig toy!  This program is for children in kindergarten through fifth grades; children in K-3rd grades must be accompanied by an adult.

This program is free; please reserve your seat by calling us at 815-942-6880.

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