Arts & Crafts Workshops Offered in January

December 19, 2018 | Adult Services

We’re hosting a series of activities in January for adults who love to craft!

STITCH ‘N’ SIP
Jan. 5 (Sat)|10:00 am-12:00 pm | Washington Ave. Branch
Knitters and crocheters can bring their own projects and meet other local fiber crafters for this popular Stitch ‘n’ Sip session. Light refreshments, including non-alcoholic beverages, are provided. Please register online or at (518) 427-4303.

FOLDED BOOK ART
Jan. 9 (Wed)|3:30-5:00 pm | Washington Ave. Branch
Books can be transformed into a treasured keepsake after they become old or unwanted. Participants will learn how to upcycle a book into a piece of art by folding the pages into something special. Please register at (518) 427-4303.

KNITTING AND CROCHETING
Jan. 10 (Thurs)|3:30-5:00 pm | Pine Hills Branch
Attendees can design a piece of art using needles, yarn, and thread. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so please register online or at (518) 482-7911 x2.

ART CLASS
Jan. 14 (Mon)|6:00-8:00 pm | Pine Hills Branch
Create beautiful block-printed cards with guidance from a professional art teacher. All experience levels are welcome and supplies will be provided. Register online or at (518) 482-7911 x2.

ACRYLIC PAINTING
Jan. 19 (Sat)|2:00-3:30 pm | Bach Branch
Create a lovely still-life acrylic painting. All supplies will be provided. Register online or at (518) 482-2154.

SCRAPBOOKING
Jan. 22 (Tues)|6:00-7:00 pm | Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch
For National Hobby Month, adults can learn a new hobby: scrapbooking. Participants should bring vacation, family, or pet photos and learn how to mold them into a beautiful book of memories. Guidance and additional supplies will be provided. Register online or at (518) 694-0596.

KNITTING FOR NEWBIES
Jan. 23 (Wed)|5:00-7:00 pm | Washington Ave. Branch
New knitters can receive guidance on how to do this popular fiber arts activity. All supplies will be provided. Please register online or at (518) 427-4303.

CRAFT NIGHT
Jan. 28 (Mon)|6:30-7:30 pm | Pine Hills Branch
Make customized bath bombs to enhance your self-care relaxation routine. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so please register online or at (518) 482-7911 x2.

BUTTON-MAKING WORKSHOP
Jan. 30 (Wed)|6:00-7:00 pm | North Albany Branch
Participants can “speak their truth” on buttons they create using pictures and words that are meaningful to them. Attendees can bring pictures or words from home, or print phrases or images from the library computers. Space is limited, so please register online or at (518) 463-1581.

3D PRINTING CLASS
Jan. 31 (Thurs) | 6:00-7:00 pm | Washington Ave. Branch
The Albany Made Creative Lab will host a 3D printing tutorial for those who are curious about this fun technology. Space is limited, so please register online or at (518) 427-4303.

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