Have Yourself a Crafty Little Christmas

Running short on funds and time, with people still on your Christmas list? Use one of the library’s crafting resources to make something special for your special someones!

Creativebug has free video tutorials on everything from traditional painting, to fiber arts, to handmade journals! With so many options easily sorted by difficulty and approximate length of effort, Creativebug will have you done with your Christmas gift planning in two shakes of a container of glitter.

The library’s Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center draws from popular sources of patterns for crocheted and knitted works, as well as sources for recipes – so if you accidentally make something you like too much to give away, you can find a new recipe for fancy baked goods to give them, instead! They never have to know.

Already decided you’re going to make a quick scarf or hat or something, but tired of the same old patterns? OverDrive has lots of pattern books for all kinds of things! Check out a quick sample of some of the titles available now:

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