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Mar 02

Teen Tuesdays: Spring Blossom Tree craft

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on March 2, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

Spring Blossom Tree craft example Did you know that you can make unique, fun paper designs with just strips of colored paper and something to wrap it around? The technique is called paper quilling and has many applications.

Teens and tweens can pick up a craft kit right now to learn this technique and use it to create a Spring Blossom Tree. Pick up a kit, then join Ms. Susan on our YouTube Channel to get step-by-step instructions. In the video, we cover two simple kinds of quilling techniques that together can create a beautiful spring blossom tree design. Visit the YCPL YouTube Channel or scroll below to watch the video.

Can't make it to the library in time to get your kit? Download this pdf for a list supplies and instructions

Tag(s): Teens, Spring, Craft

Feb 02

Teen Tuesdays: Paper Flower Craft

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on February 2, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

Library to give out paper flower craft kits to teens and tweens in February.

Library to give kits away to help you create paper napkin flowers, like the one pictured.Are you looking for a special and unique gift for your someone special? Look no further! The February craft kit for tweens and teens is a simple and beautiful bouquet of flowers made out of paper napkins. You can pick up the kits at the Youth Services desk at either branch starting February 1st, while supplies last. If you have any questions, contact Youth Services 757-890-5110 (Tabb) 757-890-8509 (Yorktown).
This craft kit is available now (while supplies last) at the Youth Services desk at either the Yorktown or Tabb branch. Make sure to call ahead to ensure that a craft kit is available before heading to the library. You can call Tabb at 757-890-5110 and Yorktown at 757-890-3236.

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Tag(s): Teens, Flower, Craft

Jan 11

Snow Much Fun: Winter Activity Kit

Posted to Off the Beaten Shelf on January 11, 2021 at 12:00 AM by Elizabeth Land

Celebrate winter with these activities for preschoolers and a list of wintry picture booksWe're celebrating all things winter this January. Preschoolers can stop by the Tabb and Yorktown Libraries to pick up your very own "Snow Much Fun" activity kit. The kit will be available while supplies last between Monday, Jan. 11 and Saturday, Jan. 16. The kits include a craft, coloring page, sticker and booklist. Can't make it to the library before we run out of kits? Don't worry. In today's blog post we will share the kit's book list, as well as links to some of our favorite winter activities and coloring pages. To check out the content, click on "Continue Reading..." below.

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