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This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.
Library Branch: Theodore Oaks Branch Library
Room: Children's Area (Theodore Oaks)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Let’s enjoy making crafts together!

Join us every Saturday at the Theodore Oaks Branch to get creative and make a fun craft.

This Saturday we will have fun creating a Camp Compass Necklace, Don’t get lost on your adventure.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Little Explorers Book Club

10:00am - 11:00am
Ages 6-11
Library Branch: Ben May Main Library
Room: Youth Programing Room (Main)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games, STEAM
Event Details:

Come on let’s explore together!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Passion Painters Paint and Sip

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Grand Bay Library
Room: Meeting Room (Grand Bay)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Budding artists and passion painters!

Please join us at the Grand Bay Library for our Paint and Sip get together. It’s a social outing to mix and mingle with friends or meet new ones while you paint and sip. A variety of snacks and drinks including tea, coffee, juice, and soda will be provided.

Only 20 spots available, please call (251) 494-2207 to register today! For more information about this event, please email chenderson@mplonline.org

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Craft Day at Toulminville

10:00am - 11:00am
Ages 6-11
Library Branch: Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room A/B (Toulminville)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Show your creative side!

Join us at the Touminville Branch for a fun craft activity to make and take home. Ideal for age 6-11.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Claymation Stop-motion

2:30pm - 4:30pm
Teens
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Let’s create animation using this technique known as claymation.

Calling all Teens to join us in the west meeting room. We will use clay and Play-Doh, among other items, to make stop-motion movies.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit & Crochet

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Relax, Unwind, & Craft at West Regional Library!

Join us to work on your knit and crochet projects and chat with fellow yarn crafters. 

This class is designed for adults, but teens and children accompanied by adults are also welcome. For additional information, please call (251) 340-8561 or email Jo Santa Cruz at jsantacruz@mplonline.org

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Painted Space Rocks

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages 6-11
Library Branch: Semmes Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (Semmes)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Space- the Final Frontier can now be part of your travels.

Bring a little piece of it into your home with your own painted space-themed rock. Ideal for ages 5-18. 

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

What’s Up Wednesdays

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages 6-11
Library Branch: Ben May Main Library
Room: Youth Programing Room (Main)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games
Event Details:

Come hang out and have some fun!

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy or other allergens.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Movies and More: It’s a Mystery

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages 6-11
Library Branch: Parkway Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room (Parkway)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Movies
Event Details:

Adventure begins with us here at the Parkway Branch. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Learn to Diamond Paint

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Reserve your spot in the class at West Regional Library today!

Diamond painting is a fantastic activity to help adults let go of stress and anxiety while building artistic confidence! Rather than using a paintbrush, you will use an applicator to apply tiny resin 'diamonds' to an adhesive canvas to create your own vivid, shimmering work of art! Join us in the meeting room to learn how it's done.

This program is designed for adults but teens and older children are welcome if accompanied by an adult. We will provide everything needed for your creation, but registration is recommended, as supplies are limited. If class does not fill with pre-registered participants, the remaining spaces will be first come, first served.

Registration is recommend to reserve your spot, please email Ms. Stewart at jstewart@mplonline.org or give her a call at (251) 340-8561.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

The Unravellers Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Ben May Main Library
Room: Emma Cortez Harris Conference Room (Main)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Fancy dipping your toes into the world of knitting or crocheting?

Look no further than The Unravellers Club! Join us to swap tips, get skilled, and spread the love of all things knit and crochet. Whether you're just beginning or an expert, all are welcome to join!

Registration is recommended! To register, please call 251-340-1458 or email at wjohnson@mplonline.org.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Create it, Build it, Play it!

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ages 6-11
Library Branch: Grand Bay Library
Room: Meeting Room (Grand Bay)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM

Fun for children of all ages!

Join us in the Meeting Room at the Grand Bay Library for fun STEAM/STEM focused crafts and activities. Get creative and have fun socializing with others who love arts and crafts.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Saturday Crafternoon- Boomerangs

3:00pm - 3:30pm
Ages 6-11
Library Branch: Theodore Oaks Branch Library
Room: Children's Area (Theodore Oaks)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Let’s enjoy making crafts together!

Join us every Saturday at the Theodore Oaks Branch to get creative and make a fun craft.

This Saturday we will have fun using basic art supplies design a boomerang.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Little Explorers Book Club

10:00am - 11:00am
Ages 6-11
Library Branch: Ben May Main Library
Room: Youth Programing Room (Main)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games, STEAM
Event Details:

Come on let’s explore together!

This event is in the "Ages 0-5" group.
This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Adventure Awaits: Choose Your Own Adventure

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Open
Registration
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Ages 0-5, Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 62
Event Details:

What will be your adventure today? 

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy or other allergens.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit & Crochet

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Relax, Unwind, & Craft at West Regional Library!

Join us to work on your knit and crochet projects and chat with fellow yarn crafters. 

This class is designed for adults, but teens and children accompanied by adults are also welcome. For additional information, please call (251) 340-8561 or email Jo Santa Cruz at jsantacruz@mplonline.org

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

What’s Up Wednesdays

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages 6-11
Library Branch: Ben May Main Library
Room: Youth Programing Room (Main)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games
Event Details:

Come hang out and have some fun!

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy or other allergens.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Listen, Sketch, Color & Doodle

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Teen Space (West)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Let your creativity flow!

Join Ms. Jennifer in the Teen space to listen to The Ballad of Songbird and Snakes by Suzanne Collins. We will listen while we color or sketch.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Back to School Bash

2:30pm - 3:45pm
Teens
Library Branch: Parkway Branch Library
Room: Meeting Room (Parkway)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Trust your vision!

What's your vision for the school year or for the year in general? Join us at the Parkway Branch for an afternoon of sharing and creating a vision board while enjoying snacks. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knit & Crochet

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Relax, Unwind, & Craft at West Regional Library!

Join us to work on your knit and crochet projects and chat with fellow yarn crafters. 

This class is designed for adults, but teens and children accompanied by adults are also welcome. For additional information, please call (251) 340-8561 or email Jo Santa Cruz at jsantacruz@mplonline.org

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Wonderful Wednesdays at West

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ages 6-11
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Storytime Room (West)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Afternoon Fun at the West Regional Library!

Stop by the library on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month for fun at the library! Each program features an engaging activity sure to make your Wednesday wonderful!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Coloring at West

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: West Regional Library
Room: Meeting Room (West)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Life is about using the whole box of crayons.

Adult coloring is a great way to improve brain function, reduce anxiety, and exercise your creativity. Join us for an adult coloring session to meet new people and give the hobby a try. Supplies will be provided, or you may bring your own.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

The Unravellers Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
All Ages
Cancelled
Library Branch: Ben May Main Library
Room: Emma Cortez Harris Conference Room (Main)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Fancy dipping your toes into the world of knitting or crocheting?

Look no further than The Unravellers Club! Join us to swap tips, get skilled, and spread the love of all things knit and crochet. Whether you're just beginning or an expert, all are welcome to join!

Registration is recommended! To register, please call 251-340-1458 or email at wjohnson@mplonline.org.

This event is in the "Ages 6-11" group.

Create it, Build it, Play it!

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ages 6-11
Library Branch: Grand Bay Library
Room: Meeting Room (Grand Bay)
Age Group: Ages 6-11
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM

Fun for children of all ages!

Join us in the Meeting Room at the Grand Bay Library for fun STEAM/STEM focused crafts and activities. Get creative and have fun socializing with others who love arts and crafts.