Winter World Jumble | Opening Act(ivity)

Hi, my name is Lisa. I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) program at Northtown. While the libraries are closed, we are bringing the activities to you virtually. Today’s activity is a Winter Word(s) Jumble: UAMUTN NTIWRE ESFWALONK YAALS PHOHDIPY (2 … Continued →


Make an Embroidered Snowflake Card

This year might just be the perfect one for sending holiday cards. Since we can’t see our friends and extended family in person this year, a card that lets someone know you’re thinking of them can really brighten their day! … Continued →


Bullet Journaling | Opening Act(ivity)

Hello! My name is Lisa and I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) program on Wednesday mornings at Northtown. Now that it is getting darker, it is getting more and more difficult to get motivated in the morning. I recently learned … Continued →


Spooky Season Recommendation Roundup!

We are all looking for the most fun ways to celebrate Halloween safely. Here’s a roundup of recommended ideas and links from public health experts: Decorate both the inside and outside your house, apartment, or living space and share photos … Continued →


Macrame | Opening Act(ivity)

Thanks for joining the Northtown team for Opening Act(ivity). Today, we will learn about Macrame. You can use these for key chains, backpack pulls, zipper pulls, necklaces. A half knot (Spiral) and square knot are featured in the video. When … Continued →


Books with Letters

Do you have a favorite word? I have several. I love the word viscosity (especially when it refers to chocolate milkshakes). I also love the word epistolary. It means “related to the writing of letters.” When paired with novels – … Continued →


Coffee or Crafting | Opening Act(ivity)

Coffee or Crafting:  How about both? Here is a way to enjoy your cup of joe with a splash of creativity. I’m a fan of using different items to create art. For today’s activity, we will be using watercolor paper, … Continued →


Memorable Trips | Opening (Act)ivity

              I’m Lisa from the Northtown Library. I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) program on Wednesday mornings, though today we are bringing the activity to you! Today’s activity has to do with travel. I … Continued →


Recycle Art | Opening Act(ivity)

Hi, my name is Lisa. On Wednesday mornings, I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) at the Northtown Branch. Recycle Art Project: How to make a Faux Gum Wrapper Chain (if you don’t chew gum) If you are like me, your … Continued →