Arts & Crafts Programs

Coloring Page Contest

Jan. 13 - Feb. 15

Win a chance to be in the Library's first coloring book! Be creative and show us your favorite things about Toledo or Lucas County in the form of a black and white line still life drawing (so the image can be colored). Open to kindergartners through adults!

  • Draw a still life (objects, not people) using black marker or pen* on 8.5" x 11" white paper
  • One entry per person - original designs only
  • Submit drawing with entry (available on site) form to any Toledo Library location
  • First place winners will receive a drawing supply kit
  • First, second and third place winners in each age category will be included in the coloring book and will receive a copy

Winners will be announced Feb. 28, 2020.

Creativity for All

Adult Programs

Loose Ends: Crafting Support Group

Wednesday Feb. 26
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

Do you have a project you can't seem to finish? Bring your unfinished crafts and tie up the loose ends! Share supplies, commiserate, and help your fellow crafters at our Crafting Support group.

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Color Me Calm - Coloring for Grown-Ups

Monday Mar. 2
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

Join us for a relaxing hour of coloring just for adults. Coloring sheets and supplies will be provided.

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Cricut for the Holiday

Tuesday Mar. 3
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: King Road

Now that you know Cricut basics, use your newly developed skills to create a St. Paddy's Day Banner. Familiarity with the Cricut machine and Cricut Design Space basic features is highly recommended.

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Cricut Basics

Wednesday Mar. 4
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

Learn the basics of the Cricut machine and create a simple project!

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Making: Custom Wall Decal

Monday Mar. 9
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Create a custom wall decal for your home or business using our Cricut machine or vinyl cutter.

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Anime for Grown Ups

Wednesday Mar. 11
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Want to move beyond superhero movies? There's a whole world of anime beyond what's marketed to children and teens. Join us for a look at some unique hidden-treasure favorites!

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Kids Programs

Open Lab for Kids

Thursday Feb. 27
at 4:30 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Check out the Creativity Lab Thursdays at 4:30 for fun stuff to make and do.

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Art by Chase STEMM Academy Students

Monday Mar. 2
All Day

Location: Lagrange

Art on display created by students at Chase STEMM Academy.

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Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday!

Monday Mar. 2
at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Holland

Make a wocket and a pocket for your wocket and more fun Seuss-ical activities in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday.

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Art by Chase STEMM Academy Students

Tuesday Mar. 3
All Day

Location: Lagrange

Art on display created by students at Chase STEMM Academy.

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Painting Flowers with Watercolor and Ink

Tuesday Mar. 3
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

From Van Gogh's Irises to Monet's Water Lilies, there are many ways to paint a flower. Give it a try in this fun painting class!

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Strawbees

Tuesday Mar. 3
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

Strawbees are a building tool used to create 3D structures. Together we will see who can build the most exciting creations!

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Teen Programs

DIY Squishies

Wednesday Feb. 26
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

Create your own stress reduction squishy to take home or give to someone as a gift!

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Zero Waste Reusable Snack Bags

Thursday Feb. 27
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Plastic bags harm our oceans and animals. Reduce waste and make your own reusable bag to carry your snacks in style!

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Create for the Community

Thursday Feb. 27
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Do you like to create things? Do you enjoy giving to others? This is the perfect opportunity to make something that will make the world a happier place for someone else.

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Create for the Community

Tuesday Mar. 3
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Do you like to create things? Do you enjoy giving to others? This is the perfect opportunity to make something that will make the world a happier place for someone else.

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Teens Making a Difference

Thursday Mar. 5
at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Sanger

Teens, come together to help your community with hands-on projects to be donated to local organizations. Earn service hours and help others.

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Create for the Community

Thursday Mar. 5
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Do you like to create things? Do you enjoy giving to others? This is the perfect opportunity to make something that will make the world a happier place for someone else.

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