Category Archives: Crafts

Now that spring is officially here, it’s the perfect time to check out our new Gardening and Crafts display! It’s just outside the Teens & Tweens area upstairs, and includes books on flower and vegetable gardening, landscaping, caring for houseplants, paper-crafts, and many kinds of needlework. Come take a look!

Paper Magic For Adults: Spring Cupcake Box. Create a spring-themed pop-open cupcake box from paper cutouts! Tuesday, March 28th from 2:00 to 3:00 PM. Note: Space is limited. Please call the Library at (203) 393-2103 to sign up.

Paper Magic For Adults: Spring Cupcake Box
Create a spring-themed pop-open cupcake box from paper cutouts!
Tuesday, March 28th from 2:00 to 3:00 PM
Note: Space is limited. Please call the Library at (203) 393-2103 to sign up.

Clark Memorial Library Children's Programs. The following programs will be offered for children throughout March: Maker Wednesdays. For grades K-5. Join us for Yarn Adventures all month, beginning with How to Finger Crochet on Mar. 1st. Drop in: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Family Storytimes – Wednesdays and Saturdays. For all ages. Enjoy a lively read aloud and then check out books to take home to read, read, read. Bring a friend! Drop in: 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Friday Arts@Clark for Children and Families. For all ages. Stop in Friday afternoon to enjoy our ongoing art exhibits and see what's new in the Children’s Room. Drop in: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Saturdays are Maker Days! For all ages. Come explore the Makerspace every Saturday afternoon. Come for a visit and create something! Drop in: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM.

Clark Memorial Library Children’s Programs
The following programs will be offered for children throughout March:

Maker Wednesdays
For grades K-5. Join us for Yarn Adventures all month, beginning with How to Finger Crochet on Mar. 1st. Drop in: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Family Storytimes – Wednesdays and Saturdays
For all ages. Enjoy a lively read aloud and then check out books to take home to read, read, read. Bring a friend! Drop in: 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Friday Arts@Clark for Children and Families
For all ages. Stop in Friday afternoon to enjoy our ongoing art exhibits and see what’s new in the Children’s Room. Drop in: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Saturdays are Maker Days!
For all ages. Come explore the Makerspace every Saturday afternoon. Come for a visit and create something! Drop in: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Melt My Heart: a special arts and crafts project for all ages. Create a meltable heart with our melty beads - a perfect valentine surprise! Takes place Saturday, Feb. 11th. Drop in 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM.

Melt My Heart: a special arts and crafts project for all ages. Create a meltable heart with our melty beads – a perfect valentine surprise!
Takes place Saturday, Feb. 11th. Drop in 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM.

Create a papercraft gingerbread house with a fun surprise inside! This Paper Magic program will take place on Wednesday, December 14th, from 4:00 to 5:30 PM.
Sign-ups are required, and there is a limit of 10 participants; please call the Library at (203) 393-2103 as soon as possible to reserve a spot!

Paper Magic is a series of Makerspace activities run by local artist Ditas Benipayo. Here are a few of the wonderful projects that were created in Fall:

Paper Magic

Paper Magic

Local artist Ditas Benipayo will be offering a series of paper craft activities in our new Makerspace area downstairs, intended for students grades 1 – 5. Each week, visitors will explore a paper sculpture theme using 3-D cutouts and architectural origami. Drop-in sessions are on Wednesdays, October 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th, from 2:30 – 5:30 PM, while supplies last.

Summer Activities 2022

Summer Storywalk

Come take part in the Summer Storywalk! Each of the six stands in the library’s front yard has a different summer-themed riddle on it for you to solve; once you’ve thought it over, you can look behind the stand or scan the QR code on the upper right to check your answer. Enjoy the summer foliage and renovated sitting area while you’re here!

Story Times

Join us at 10:00 AM every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday for a drop-in story time! For children ages 2-5.

Saturday Crafts

Drop in and join Miss Dorothy at the craft table every Saturday afternoon – a new summer craft to do every week!