Crafts

Make your own hypertufa pot

Learn how to create an attractive and lightweight pot or trough for your yard using any mold you wish -- two plastic pots close to the same size, a cardboard box, or aluminum tins taped together. We supply the materials, and you make your own pot and bring it home to dry. Join us at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23. Space is limited. To register, call us at 281-484-2036, or sign up at the events calendar. Photo by Sara Gies.

Valentine Craft at North Channel

Valentine CraftValentine's Day is one week away and we're celebrating with an afterschool craft on Wednesday, February 8th. You will get to make your own take home bag that you can use to collect all your special Valentines. (All materials will be provided.)

Hope to see you there at 4:30 pm in the Public Meeting Room. Check the online events calendar for more upcoming events here at the library. 
 

It's a Colorful Year!

We had a big turn out for the Calendar Coloring Craft, and we had a wonderful time!  There was music, food, and most of all we met some awesome people.  Looks like 2017 is going to be a colorful year!

February Adult Crafts-To-Go Kits Are Here!


Adults - stop by the upstairs Reference Desk, to pick up an Adult Crafts-To-Go kit. This month, we're making a cozy yarn heart. This free kit will include all materials necessary as well as instructions. This project will be available to adult patrons while supplies last. These hearts were made with the Full Spectrum Laser in our makerspace, the Jocelyn H. Lee Innovation Lab.

Please contact the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, TX 77062 or at (832) 927-5420 for more information. Materials for this Maker program are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Community Craft – Valentine’s Day Craft February 9th @ 3:30-5:30 PM [6+]

    With Valentine’s day just around the corner, you can make a card for that special someone.

 

   Join us on February 9th from 3:30 to 5:30 PM in the Library Community Room to create a card that expresses all the feels.

 

 

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Calendar Coloring Craft

It is a new year and time for a new calendar and Baldwin Boettcher has just the craft activity for you!  Saturday February 4th @ 2 pm we will be having a calendar coloring craft for ages 10 and up.  Get a free 2017 calendar to color. Supplies and refreshments will be provided.  So come join the fun!  Registration is required and you can do that on line at our events calendar or by calling the information desk at 281-821-1320.  There is a limit of 10 so hurry and don't be late for this very crafty and fun date!

 

Programs for Adults: February 2017

Photo of La Porte Community LibraryAdult Programs at La Porte Community Library, 600 S. Broadway, in February:

Thursday, February 2, 10:30 am -- Computer Class: Facebook

Saturday, February 4, 10:00 am -- Master Gardener-Composting. Harris County Master Gardener Captain Carol Curtiss will give a program on the topic of Composting. Get ready for those spring gardens!

Monday, February 13, 6:30 pm -- Book Discussion ‘The Story of Land and Sea: A Novel’ by Katy Simpson Smith.

Tuesday, February 14, 10 am -- Knitting Circle for Adults. Bring your current knit or crochet project.

Thursday, February 16, 10:30 am -- Computer Class: Email- Attachments & Spam

Thursday, February 23, 10:30 am -- Computer Class: Internet-Google, Maps, YouTube

Saturday, February 25, 10 am -- Movie Time for Adults. Grab a cup of coffee and join us for 'Gravity' ©Warner Brothers, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, on Saturday, February 25, at 10 am. Rating PG-13. Free. No registration required.

Library: La Porte Branch Library! 

Saturday, February 25, 10:30 am -- Crafting for Adults-Make a Greeting Card. Registration Required. Please call 281-471-4022.

Tuesday, February 28, 10 am -- Knitting Circle for Adults. Bring your current knit or crochet project.

All Programs are Free! Please call 281-471-4022 for more information.

Upcoming Programs

We've got some great events happening this week. From story times and book clubs to specialized programs for Teens and Seniors, we've got everything for you! Check out some of the great programs we have to offer: 

Community Craft – Chinese New Year Dragon January 27th @ 3-5 PM [6+]

 

     To celebrate Chinese New Year, our Community Craft project will be creating a Dragon Puppet. The Dragon Dance is a traditional part of the Chinese New Year festival celebration.

     Join us on January 27th from 3 to 5 PM in the Library Community Room to create your own dragon and train it to dance at home.

 

 

Love to Knit? Love to Crochet?

Baby Jacket and Hat Knit by Myra WilsonEvery second and fourth Tuesday of the month, treat yourself to uninterrupted time of knitting/crocheting with others who enjoy needlecraft! Bring your latest project to the library on Tuesday, January 24, 10:00 am – 11:30 am.

Make new friends, discuss methods and tips, and maybe even plan a future knit or crochet “for a cause” project!

Note: If you have a basic knowledge of how to knit or crochet, come on! Though not an instructional class, there will be plenty of opportunities to learn!

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