Arts & Crafting

Upcoming events

Sunday, September 20, 2020 - 2:00pm


This week we are honoring one of Earth's most important insects, even if they can be a little scary. Bees are vital to both pollinate the food we need to survive and pollinate many of the trees and flowers that provide habitats for wildlife...

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 8:00pm


We are bringing back monthly family night activities with ready to-go kits that can be picked up curbside. Look for a new activity each month, and you can even request a book bundle with five items to supplement the activity that can be enjoyed...

Sunday, September 27, 2020 - 2:00pm


Technically snails aren't bugs at all, even though you will find them in the garden with other insects. Slugs and snails are a different type of animal altogether. Insects belong to the phylum Arthropoda, whereas slugs and snails are found...

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 7:00pm


Grab a cup of tea, your latest craft project, and your digital device to join fellow local crafters online as we gather again for casual conversation about what we are working on and anything else that strikes our fancy.

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Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 2:00pm


Teens, do you have an old t-shirt that you never wear? Try upcycling it into a pillow! We'll provide instructions and you'll save it from ending up in the landfill and breathe new life into it. Celebrate Iowa City Climate Fest with us at ICPL all...

Sunday, October 4, 2020 - 2:00pm


Our last bug craft is a creepy one! We have finally reached October, so let's make a spooky spider web to celebrate! Make a spider with your hand print and spin a unique web out of yarn on the paper plate.

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Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 2:00pm


We're pretending these creepy creatures can be colorful, because Halloween is more colorful than just black and orange. We'll provide everything you need to make a colorful and cute bat out of a toilet paper tube!

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Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 2:00pm


Everyone loves the classic mosaic tissue paper pumpkin craft for Halloween! We'll provide the materials you need to make a pumpkin or jack-o-lantern stained glass decoration for the window.

Register for Sunday Fun Day Craft-To-Go...

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 7:00pm


Not sure what to do for your Halloween costume this year? Try face paint!

Register by clicking the green button above for a live Zoom class where you'll learn how to use face paint for a few fun looks, ranging from spooky to...

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 2:00pm


Tweens in grades 3-6, curl up with a cookie you decorated yourself!

Register for a mini cookie decorating kit from Pink Umbrella Bakery by clicking the green button above. Once you've registered, you'll receive email...