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Giving books new life

Ever want to show the world your love for your most recent read? Or spark some conversation with another booklover? This October there will lots of opportunity with our programming partner, Pop Shop America. Pop Shop America will help “Unleash your inner maker” with stylish book crafts inspired by our 2019 Gulf Coast Reads selection “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean. Click here to see all our Gulf Coast Reads events 

We’re hosting workshops for the following projects- Book Clutches, Book Safes and Book Planters.  

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About the Book Planters Workshop 

Love to decorate with books? Make your own book planter with cactus and succulents. These plants are easy to care for and will look fabulous in their stylish book planter. This workshop is led by Pop Shop America and all materials and know-how will be provided. Have a favorite hardback book?  Bring it and personalize your experience. Additional books will be provided. 


About the Book Clutches Workshop  

Wear your passion for books on your wrist! At this workshop, we will create a book clutch purse from beginning to end and you get to keep the results. Workshop includes all the materials you need plus all the know-how. If you have a favorite hardback book of clutch purse size, bring it to personalize your book clutch! Additional books will be provided. 

 

About the Book Safes Workshop 

Got a secret that you want to stash? Make your own book safe at this HCPL workshop with Pop Shop America. We'll show you how to make a book safe to hide small objects in plain sight! This workshop includes all the materials and know-how to make your own book safe. If you have a favorite hardback book, bring it and personalize your experience. Additional books will be provided.