Fall Crafternoons for ages 8+

The Library's free craft workshops for tweens are back this fall

Above: Upcoming craft workshops include decorating zippered pouches, painting mini-pumpkins, and mosaics. (images right of past examples cropped from crafter’s website and Library’s Facebook page.)

The Southborough Library is hosting another series of “Crafternoons” this fall, including one this week. The popular free workshops for ages 8+ require pre-registration.

The Crafternoon series are led by crafter Mandy Roberge. This fall, in-person workshops are slated to take place monthly on Wednesday afternoons from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. To sign up for any of them, click here.

Here’s the lineup:

Crafternoon flyer for pouchesDecorate Your Own Pencil Pouch – September 14

Using various media such as embroidery floss/needle, fabric markers or paint, personalize your very own zipper pouch that can be used as a pencil case, make-up bag or whatever you need it to carry!

Painted Mini-Pumpkins – October 12

Using paint and your imagination, paint your own mini-pumpkin to get into the October spirit. Templates will be on hand, but you are always welcome to use your own creativity to create a one-of-a-kind piece.

Mosaic Trivets – November 9

Try your hand at mosaic art and make a trivet that can be used functionally for your Thanksgiving meal, or decoratively for your home.

Snowflake Reading Lanterns – December 7

Come learn the art of decoupage and create your own snowflake-themed reading lantern for your room Participants must be able to use a hot glue gun independently.

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