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Make & Take

make-take2.jpgThe Dakota County Library will be hosting many creative gift making and art programs during the holiday season. Decorate gingerbread houses, make ornaments and greeting cards, and more.

Make & Take: Book Ornaments
Repurpose old books to create holiday ornaments. Bring your own books or use ours. Registration required.
Friday, Nov. 22, 2–4 p.m.

Crochet Flowers
Learn the basic stitches of crochet and make a handful of cheery flowers. Stitch a pin to the back and wear your spring blossoms on the town. Presented by the Textile Center. Registration required.
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2–4 p.m.

Make & Take: Gingerbread Houses
Decorate a gingerbread house to display during the holiday season. Ages: 2–12.
Thursday, Dec. 5, 4–5:30 p.m. Registration required.
Friday, Dec. 20, 10:30 a.m.–noon. Registration required.

Make & Take: Holiday Gifts
Create a small but special gift for someone you love. Ages: 6–16.
Saturday, Dec. 7, 2:30–4 p.m.
Robert Trail

Ink It: Ceramic Plates and Mugs
Use markers to change white ceramic into something unique. Finished projects will be ready for pick-up within two days. Registration required. Ages: 11–15.
Monday, Dec. 9, 6–7:30 p.m.

Make & Take: Greeting Cards
Make all-occasion greeting cards for family and friends. Ages: 10–15.
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 4–5 p.m.

Art Attack: Happy Holidays
Create a holiday-themed work of art. Stop by the children’s area where plenty of ideas and supplies will be available for this self-directed activity. Ages: 2–16.
Friday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Inver Glen

Make & Take: Yarn Ornaments
Use yarn and popsicle sticks to make original ornaments. Ages: 6–15.
Friday, Dec. 13, 3:30–5 p.m.

Make & Take: Glass Bubble Magnets
Turn small pictures into bubble magnets for your locker, refrigerator or any metal surface. Ages: 10–16.
Saturday, Dec. 14, 1–3 p.m.

Make & Take: Gingerbread Houses
Learn to make an easy gingerbread house out of graham crackers and candy. Registration required.
Monday, Dec. 16, 6–7 p.m.
Pleasant Hill

Make & Take: Gingerbread Houses
Use our supplies to decorate a gingerbread house to display during the holiday season.
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 3:30–5:30 p.m.
Pleasant Hill

Last updated: 11/13/2013 8:38 AM