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 →


Art Break | Writing Letters & Postcards

Hey all, it’s Eva with another “Art Break.” We are collaborating with Spark Central to present a program called “Stay Home and Correspond.” I’ve always written letters and postcards, and while working from home I’m taking more time for this than ever before. Social … Continued →


Continuous Line Drawings | Opening Act(ivity)

  Hi, my name is Lisa. I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) program at the Northtown Branch on Wednesday mornings. For today’s activity, you will need paper and something to draw with. Continuous Line Drawing is when you use a … Continued →


Art Break | Rock Painting

Hey all, it’s Eva. I’m the Arts Education Specialist at the Downtown Library. Normally, I arrange for all the art shows at the Downtown Library and lead Crafternoon sessions, but I’m working from home right now, so I’ve incorporated Crafternoon … Continued →