Tuesday, March 13, 2012

I Love Crafts! March is National Craft Month

Do you enjoy creating digital picture collages or scrap booking masterpieces? If so, the library is the perfect place to find a great selection of craft and hobby books. Whatever your crafting passions may be from knitting to calligraphy the Oak Brook Public Library can help you find what you need in order to release your creativity and imagination through arts and crafts.

Some of the following books will help you get your craft on! The call numbers have been put in bold font. All of these crafts books can be found in the March is National Craft Month display in the picture book section of Youth Services.

Button Girl: More Than 20 Cute-as-a-Button Projects by Mikyla Bruder (J 745.5 BRU)

Copier Creations: Using Copy Machines to Make Decals, Silhouettes, Flip Books, Films and Much More! by Paul Fleischman (J 760 FLE)

Creative Greeting Cards by Sandi Genovese (J 745.594 GEN)

Hands On Crafts for Kids: 20-Minute Crafts published by Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. (J 745.5 HAN)

I Love to Fingerpaint!: My Very Favorite Art Book by Jennifer Lipsey (J 751.4 LIP)

In.jean.uity: Dull Denims + Your inJEANuity= Some Pretty COOL Stuff! by Ellen Warwick (J 746.92 WAR)

The Kids' Knitting Notebook by Cindy Craig (J 746.43 CRA)

Papercrafts Around the World by Phyllis Fiarotta and Noel Fiarotta (J 745.54 FIA)

Recycled Crafts Box: Sock Puppets, Cardboard Castles, Bottle Bugs & 37 More Earth-Friendly Projects & Activities You Can Create by Laura C. Martin (J 745.5 MAR)  

Stencil It: Over 100 Step-by-Step Projects by Sally and Stewart Walton (J 745.7 WAL)

Ask the Youth Services librarian for more exciting craft books to suit your particular crafting interests or hobby!

Make sure to mark your calendars for our Open Crafts Program March 26-29 from 11-2 pm. Kids get to make an array of easy and cute crafts in this open craft event. Perfect for all ages. No registration is required.