Arts and Crafts
Create a reversible apron with real personality! Check out the pattern here. Branch Manager Karol Sacca and Patt Jones from the Glenwood Sewing Center will teach you the art of invisible machine applique. There is a sample apron on display at the Parachute Branch Library.
Come to the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Thursday, March 24th at 4pm to create a personal journal so you can get those creaive juices flowing and allow your writing a space to really take off. This program is for those in 7th grade or above, and registration is required.
Come visit us at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Tuesday, February 8th at 4pm as we make Valentine's Day cards together. All children under five must be accompanied by a parent. Registration is required.
Create the perfect New York Beauty quilting block by learning to paper piece at the Parachute Branch Library on Saturday, March 12th from 9am-5pm. Paper piecing allows you to create very difficult blocks with perfect accuracy. This class will be taught by Patt Jones from the Glenwood Sewing Center. Supply lists are available at the branch. A $20 fee is due at registration. Space is limited.
Patt Jones from the Glenwood Sewing Center is coming to the Parachute Branch Library on Saturday, January 15th from 9am-3pm to help you make the perfect itty bitty purse. Registration and a $10 non-refundable class fee are due by January 5th. The class fee covers the cost of your purse pattern and lunch.
To celebrate Valentine's Day, the Silt Branch Library will be hosting an afternoon of cookie decorating and card making on Thursday, February 10th. Supplies will be provided -- all you need to bring is your enthusiasm and creativity! All ages are welcome. Registration is required.
To celebrate Valentine's Day, the Rifle Branch Library will be hosting an afternoon of cookie decorating and card making on Saturday, February 12th. Supplies will be provided -- all you need to bring is your enthusiasm and creativity! All ages are welcome. Registration is required.
Trot on down to the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Saturday, November 20, between 1 and 3 p.m. to create your very own delicious turkey treats made of cookies and candy corn. For more information or to RSVP please call 963-2889.
Tuesday, November 30, from 2-3 p.m. at the Parachute Branch Library
Catch the spirit of the season with Christmas cookies and an exhibit of hand-painted ornaments. These aren't your everyday ornaments, these are on display at the Smithsonian! Local artist Rebecca Talbot will show you how to create your own heirloom ornaments. Come to be inspired! We'll share recipes for the cookies, too.
Monday, October 25, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Parachute Branch Library's Community Room
Calling all quilters! Come enjoy time with your fellow "Sew 'n Sews" and make table runners for our local nursing home. Bring your sewing machine, tools/supplies, and scraps of fabric in Christmas colors. The pattern is provided and we will have irons and cutting boards ready to go. Bring your own lunch; drinks are provided. Prepare for a great day of stitching to help cheer the residents of Mesa Vista Assisted Living Center.