Calendar

Dec
23
Mon
Magic Reindeer Food Craft @ Endicott Branch Library
Dec 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Magic Reindeer Food Craft @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Join the Endicott Staff as we prepare for Santa’s Visit on Christmas Eve. We will be making Magic Reindeer Food. All ages welcome!

Dec
28
Sat
Miniature Clay Creations @ Main Library
Dec 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Miniature Clay Creations @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Join us in creating tiny clay creatures out of oven-baked clay. After some basic instruction, we’ll let your imagination take over!

Please be sure to arrive on time to allow for enough creating and baking time.

All supplies will be provided… just bring your imagination!

This program is open to children 8+ years old.

Space is limited so registration is required.

If you register, and find that you cannot attend, please withdraw your registration on Eventbrite or call the library so that someone on the waiting list can take your spot. Thank you!

Jan
4
Sat
Really Complicated Origami @ Main Library
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Really Complicated Origami @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Are you looking to fold something more challenging than paper airplanes?

Join us on Saturday, November 9 as we make this intricate, spiral snail shell from one sheet of paper. This program is intended for patrons ages 10 and up.

Jan
7
Tue
Crafternoon: Sparkly Icicles! @ Dedham Public Library
Jan 7 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Crafternoon: Sparkly Icicles! @ Dedham Public Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Join us for an afternoon craft on Tuesday, January 7. This week we will be making Sparkly Icicles!

All supplies will be provided and is open to children of all ages.

Please be sure to register for this event on Eventbrite as supplies are limited. If you registered and are unable to attend please email or call Miss Laura at 781-751-9283, lconnell@minlib.net

Jan
9
Thu
Acrylic Paint Pouring @ Main Library
Jan 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Acrylic Paint Pouring @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Unleash your inner artist at the Main Library!

Make surreal, organic, abstract artwork with nothing more than a cup full of paint. Accidents happen so wear washable clothes. Ages 10 and up.

Gifts from the Hive: Beeswax Cloth Wraps @ Main Library
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gifts from the Hive: Beeswax Cloth Wraps @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Reduce plastic use and upcycle your old cotton shirts!

We will melt beeswax into cotton cloth and create a wonderful wrapping for foods and kitchen containers.

Please bring your cotton material, we’ll supply the beeswax.

Choose an old, preferably colorful, buttoned, long-sleeved, 100% cotton shirt (not a t-shirt). Or… some other 100% cotton fabric. We will cut fabric into vaious sizes and make a few wraps.

If you have any questions please contact Gianna at gbird@minlib.net

Space will be limited so please register. If you register and find you are unable to make it, please un-register yourself or contact Gianna so that others may participate.

Thank you!

Jan
14
Tue
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Join us on the second Tuesday of each month for a Fiber Free-For-All!

Bring your current sewing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and needle-felting projects… or start something new, here at the Dedham Public Library’s maker space.

We will provide:

small fabric samples,

a sewing machine,

needles and thread,

wool roving & tools for needle-felting,

yarns of all types,

embroidery floss,

and good company to inspire and feed your creative soul.

Contact Gianna if you have any questions. gbird@minlib.

Jan
21
Tue
Wooden Spoon Carving 101 @ Main Library
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wooden Spoon Carving 101 @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Have you ever wanted to carve a wooden spoon?

We are ready for you to give it a try! No experience necessary.

Using straight knives, hooked knives and gouges, we will explore wood carving with first timers & those with some experience as well..

Please register as we are keeping this to a small group of ADULTS only.

We will be meeting twice because of the time needed to complete our spoons. Please only register if you can be here for both meetings. We will meet on January 21st and 28th, from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

Feel free to bring any knives you have.

Jan
30
Thu
Wooden Snake Painting @ Endicott Branch Library
Jan 30 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Wooden Snake Painting @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Stop into the Endicott Library to paint wooden snakes with us!

Children of all ages are welcome to attend with a guardian.

All supplies will be provided! Please register the number of people painting a snake as supplies are limited.

For questions or to request more information, please contact Ms. Laura at lconnell@minlib.net or call the Children’s Room at 781-751-9283.

Feb
4
Tue
Crafternoon: Salt Dough Starfish @ Main Library
Feb 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Crafternoon: Salt Dough Starfish @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Join us for an afternoon craft on Tuesday, February 4 at 3:30 at the Main Library.

This week we will be making starfish out of salt dough. Children will help assemble the dough and then mold them into their creations. All supplies will be provided and is open to children of all ages.

Please be sure to register for this event as supplies are limited. If you registered and are unable to attend please email or call Ms. Laura at 781-751-9283, lconnell@minlib.net.

Feb
11
Tue
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Join us on the second Tuesday of each month for a Fiber Free-For-All!

Bring your current sewing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and needle-felting projects… or start something new, here at the Dedham Public Library’s maker space.

We will provide:

small fabric samples,

a sewing machine,

needles and thread,

wool roving & tools for needle-felting,

yarns of all types,

embroidery floss,

and good company to inspire and feed your creative soul.

Contact Gianna if you have any questions. gbird@minlib.

Feb
25
Tue
Crafternoon: Fun With Puffy Paint! @ Main Library
Feb 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Crafternoon: Fun With Puffy Paint! @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Join us for an afternoon craft on Tuesday, February 25 at 3:30 at the Main Library. This week we will be painting with Puffy Paint. Puffy Paint is a mixture of glue, shaving cream, and food coloring. This paint even dries puffy. All supplies will be provided and is open to children of all ages.

Please be sure to register for this event as supplies are limited. If you registered and are unable to attend please email or call Ms. Laura at 781-751-9283, lconnell@minlib.net.

Mar
10
Tue
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Join us on the second Tuesday of each month for a Fiber Free-For-All!

Bring your current sewing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and needle-felting projects… or start something new, here at the Dedham Public Library’s maker space.

We will provide:

small fabric samples,

a sewing machine,

needles and thread,

wool roving & tools for needle-felting,

yarns of all types,

embroidery floss,

and good company to inspire and feed your creative soul.

Contact Gianna if you have any questions. gbird@minlib.

Mar
26
Thu
CANCELED // Matchbox Art @ Main Library
Mar 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
CANCELED // Matchbox Art @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

It only takes a few inches of paper to conjure entire worlds: a shrine, a memory, a gift for a sweetheart, a travel memento, a home for a poem, a mini collection of mini images… the possibilities are endless!

If you are the kind of person who hates to waste anything, this project is for you! We’ll use the simple and humble matchbox & discarded magazines to get creative and come up with ideas that are ‘outside-the-box’.

Registration is required. Appropriate for adults, teens and children 8+

Apr
14
Tue
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library
Apr 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Join us on the second Tuesday of each month for a Fiber Free-For-All!

Bring your current sewing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and needle-felting projects… or start something new, here at the Dedham Public Library’s maker space.

We will provide:

small fabric samples,

a sewing machine,

needles and thread,

wool roving & tools for needle-felting,

yarns of all types,

embroidery floss,

and good company to inspire and feed your creative soul.

Contact Gianna if you have any questions. gbird@minlib.

May
12
Tue
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Join us on the second Tuesday of each month for a Fiber Free-For-All!

Bring your current sewing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and needle-felting projects… or start something new, here at the Dedham Public Library’s maker space.

We will provide:

small fabric samples,

a sewing machine,

needles and thread,

wool roving & tools for needle-felting,

yarns of all types,

embroidery floss,

and good company to inspire and feed your creative soul.

Contact Gianna if you have any questions. gbird@minlib.

Jun
9
Tue
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fiber Fun Time @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States
Join us on the second Tuesday of each month for a Fiber Free-For-All!

Bring your current sewing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and needle-felting projects… or start something new, here at the Dedham Public Library’s maker space.

We will provide:

small fabric samples,

a sewing machine,

needles and thread,

wool roving & tools for needle-felting,

yarns of all types,

embroidery floss,

and good company to inspire and feed your creative soul.

Contact Gianna if you have any questions. gbird@minlib.

Jul
2
Thu
Crafts to Go
Jul 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Crafts to Go

While the library may be closed for fun events, we still want to make sure you have a fun summer. Sign-up on Eventbrite for a craft kit of the week!

Please request as many craft kits as there are children that will be doing them. This week we will be painting dog banks! Kits are available for curbside pick up on Tuesday, June 30. Once you’ve reserved your kit online, stop by the library between 11-12 and 2-4 to pick up your kit. When you get to the library stay in your car, and call the library at 781-751-9283. A staff member will bring the kit to your car.

Children may complete crafts right away or join us on Zoom on Thursday, July 2 at 2:00 p.m. to do the craft with us or to show off their completed craft.

Please contact Laura Connell at lconnell@dedham-ma.gov for more information or if you have questions. Supplies are limited. If you think you will need additional markers or paints for at home please contact us.

Jul
9
Thu
Crafts to Go!
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Crafts to Go!

While the library may be closed for fun events, we still want to make sure you have a fun summer. Sign-up on Eventbrite for a craft kit of the week! Please request as many craft kits as there are children that will be doing them. This week we will be painting wooden crocodiles! Kits are available for curbside pick up on Tuesday, July 7. Once you’ve reserved your kit online, stop by the library between 11-12 and 2-4 to pick up your kit. When you get to the library stay in your car, and call the library at 781-751-9283. A staff member will bring the kit to your car. Children may complete crafts right away or join us on Zoom on Thursday, July 9 at 2:00 p.m. to do the craft with us or to show off their completed craft. Please contact Laura Connell at lconnell@dedham-ma.gov for more information or if you have questions. Supplies are limited. If you think you will need additional markers or paints for at home please contact us. If the craft kit is not picked up in time it will go to the next person on the waiting list.

Jul
14
Tue
Crafting Together
Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Crafting Together

Are you ready to meet up with others on Zoom to create and socialize? We’re continuing our monthly “Fiber Fun Time”!

Everyone will focus on their particular craft or art project, meanwhile we can talk about techniques & tools we’re using, and we can even demonstrate for each other.

We’ll be able to share information and images of our fabulous creations! Bring your current project; spoon carving, painting, bookmaking, paper craft, sculpting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, needle-felting projects, whatever!

You’ll be in good company to inspire, support and feed your creative soul.

Please contact Gianna at gbird@minlib.net if you have any questions.