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  • You Gotta Do When the Spirit Says Do

    Whether you need to make a gift for someone, or just keep your hands busy so you don't eat all the Christmas cookies at one time, the library has plenty of books and videos that tell you how to stay busy making things. My particular fascination at the moment is knitting, so here is a smattering of...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 12-15-2012
  • Quick and Easy Bookbinding Program

    Local artist, Kimberly Jones is going to offer an exciting program on the Japanese art of bookbinding. This program is scheduled on Thursday, October 18th at 6:00 PM in the Large Group Room on second floor at Central Library. She will teach us how to create and bind our very own journal from a recycled...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 10-06-2012
  • Make a Dried Flower Creation

    Have you ever wanted to make a keepsake from your dried flowers? Local artist, Debbie Jacobs will show us how at the next Savvy Senior Series program. Come join us to learn tachniques and make a dried flower creation of your own. This program will be in Central Library's Browning Events Room on Wednesday...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 06-08-2012
  • Make A Beautiful Organza Brooch

    At this week's Savvy Senior Series program, we are learning to make a brooch out of organza. Please join us and design your very own beautiful brooch to wear this summer. Carriage House Apartments at 5300 Carriage Drive is hosting this program at 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 17th. Come, be creative and...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 05-14-2012
  • Crafty Doodads!

    Come and join Beth Phillips from the Crafty Connections segment on WTVW Local 7's morning news on Mondays. She will be demonstrating two Valentine's Day crafts! The first will be a clothes pin magnet with colorful Valentine scrapbook paper and glitter. The second will be a lollipop designed to...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by just_renny@evpl on 01-23-2012
  • Candlemaking at the Library

    Leandra Krueger from Wanda's Wax will be presenting this week's Savvy Seniors Series program. We still have some space in the program and would love for you to join us to make your very own candle and take it home with you. The program is being held at Central Library in Browning Room B at 2...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by wag.mado@evpl on 07-06-2011
  • Links for the holidays

    I've come across a whole bunch of links appropriate to the season. The Federal Trade Commission has all the info you need about gift cards , with tips on what to ask when you buy them, and contacts for problems. The Responsible Shopper wants to promote a responsible economy, and believes consumer...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by googler@evpl on 12-04-2009
  • Hobby and craft info galore

    Hobbyists and crafters will be in heaven browsing our new database, the Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center. It contains content from more than 740 magazines and books, as well as access to more than 720 videos and over 140 hobby reports, with detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by googler@evpl on 06-03-2009
  • Grown-up dollhousesā€¦

    Have you stopped by Oaklyn to check out their Miniatures display yet? Or at least taken a look at the great pictures we have online? I admit I haven’t gotten over to Oaklyn personally, but I have enjoyed looking at the pictures on our website. They reminded me of how much fun I’ve had looking...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by SuDocQueen@evpl on 05-20-2009
  • Ooh la la! Fancy Nancy Party!

    Dress up in your fancy clothes and accessories for our Fancy Nancy and Fancy Clancy Soiree -- that's fancy for party! We'll make fancy accessories, practice fancy behavior, and model on the red carpet. Of course we'll read a Fancy Nancy book, darling! Boys and girls ages from age 4 to grade...
    Posted to Kids Blog (Weblog) by UndergroundLibrarian@evpl on 04-08-2009
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