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Arts & Crafts


catCat Castles

Waverley Auditorium
Tuesday, November 13 @ 6:30pm

Create your very own cat castles using cardboard boxes and other materials to make a special and cute hide-out for your kitty. Chat with other animal lovers too. Register beginning September 4 at www.tbpl.ca/onlinecalendar.

Crafts with Candice

Saturdays @ 1pm

Come in and learn to make a cool craft and have fun at the same time! Register two weeks before each program date. Visit www.tbpl.ca/onlinecalendar and click on the program date (all ages).

  • Make a Yarn Bird
    October 13 - Brodie Story Hour Room
  • Make a Wildflower Pendant
    November 17 - Mary JJ.L. Black Community Program Room
  • Make a Paper Wreath
    December 15  -Waverley Auditorium

The Maker's Path

Registration is required for each session as spaces are limited. To reserve your spot, call 684-6813 or visit us at www.tbpl.ca/onlinecalendar.

  • beadingBeading for Beginners with Cheyenne
    County Park Study Room @ 1pm - 3pm
    October 5 & 12
    Learn how to bead simple patterns using seed beads. No previous experience needed.
  • Beading Circle
    Brodie Story Hour Room @ 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Thursday, November 8 & Friday, November 9
    Finish an old project or begin a new one in the company of others who enjoy beading.
  • Introduction to Woodland Style Art with Betty
    Waverley Auditorium @ 2:30pm - 5:30pm
    Tuesday, November 13 & Wednesday, November 14
    Explore the work of Norval Morriseau, Roy Thomas, and Kevin Belmore. Produce your own woodlands style acrylic painting with a better understanding of the style. You will learn how to interpret lines, the symbols and storytelling used by these artists to tell a story of your own.

The Maker's Path is an Indigenous arts and crafts program intended to provide beginner-crafters the basics of beading and sewing. No previous experience needed. 

Photography Series with Laura Paxton


Mary J.L. Black Community Program Room
Thursdays @ 7pm

  • Painting with Light for Tweens and Teens
    September 27
    Join us for a fun and exciting night as you learn the photographic technique of light painting. Bring your camera if you have one. Pizza and juice will be served!
  • Basic Photography Skills and Secrets
    October 4
    Come in and learn the secrets to great photography. Learn how to use a DSLR camera and have more control over your pictures. Bring your camera if you have one. (All ages).

Recycled Wreaths

County Park Library
Wednesday, September 19 @ 6:30pm

Save some money and help us recycle by making your own fall decorations out of recycled books. Pre-register for this program beginning September 5 at www.tbpl.ca/onlinecalendar.


Skill Building Crafter-noons

Waverley Auditorium
Saturdays @ 2:30pm

September 15 - Casting on, 101 and beyond.
October 13 - Casting On, 101 and beyond.
December 1 - Reading a pattern, 101 and beyond.

If you want to come and knit, crochet, felt, do needle-craft, papercraft, scrapbooking, or another craft please feel free to join us. Contact Ruth at 624-4206 or email tbpl%23ca|rhamlin-douglas for more information.

Tangle Art

Brodie Fireside Reading Room 
Thursday, October 11 @ 2:30pm

Waverley Auditorium
Friday, November 9 @ 2:30pm

Learn how a few simple strokes and patterns can create beautiful pieces of art. Tangle Art is an easy and fun way to expand your imagination and release your creativity. All supplies are included. Register by calling 624-4200 or visit www.tbpl.ca/onlinecalendar two weeks prior to class date.

Think Ink Part 2: BRUSHO and Beyond!

County Park Library
Wednesdays @ 2pm
September 26, October 24, November 21

Join our returning artist, Leslie Cano, for an afternoon of tips, tricks and techniques using the amazing artist's grade pigment powder called BRUSHO! This workshop series has applications for card making, scrap booking, rubber stamping, watercolour, fabric, mixed media enthusiasts, and anyone who wants to have fun playing with something new.

Space is limited, register two weeks before program date by calling 345-8275 ext. 7401 or visit www.tbpl.ca/onlinecalendar.


roots-to-harvest-logoWorkshops provided by Roots to Harvest
Wednesdays @ 6:30pm - 8pm

October 3 @ Waverley
Putting the Garden to Bed: Preparing for Winter with Holly Rupert of the Thunder Bay District Master Gardeners.

November 7 @ Brodie
Backyard Greenhouses with Pam Tallon