Take and Make

Take & Make

Pick up free supplies and instructions at your library. Then, enjoy a craft or activity at home. They're programs-to-go!

Featured Take & Make Kits: Spring

Stop in any open library location or try our drive-thru or curbside service to pick up your kit. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.

Preschoolers: Coffee Filter Butterflies

Make a beautiful butterfly with markers, water, and a coffee filter. Miss Lori and her sister, Lisa, show you the steps to make your own.

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Elementary School Students: Wax-Resist Tissue Art

Make a watercolor painting using a wax resist technique and tissue paper. Miss Sarah shows you the steps.

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Middle and High School Students: Printmaking

Create a printing plate that can be used to make multiple pieces of art. Miss Cate shows you the steps.

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Previous Take & Make Kits

Check out these videos of previous Take & Make Kits, using simple materials you may have around your home.

Families: New Year's Eve Confetti Launchers

Ring in the new year with a DIY confetti launcher! Miss Melissa shows you the steps to make your own.

Preschoolers: Egg Shakers

Help your child develop early literacy skills by singing! Make shakers out of plastic eggs, then shake along to your favorite songs.

Elementary School Students: Paper Plate Mazes

You can be an engineer! Use the engineering design process to plan, build, test and evaluate a 3D maze using a paper plate and play dough.

Middle and High School Students: Friendship Bracelets

Friendship bracelets are a fun and creative way to show your friends you're thinking about them. This repetitive task can help you relax!

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