Posts Categorized: Crafts

School Vacation 2017 To Do List

School vacation is fast approaching, and if you need some help planning your week, look no further than Topsham Public Library. Get the party started at our teen event, Chocolate Wars on Saturday, February 18 at 1pm-2pm. Bring your sweet tooth and try to best your buddies with a little friendly combat! Events include: Chocolate Pictionary,… Read more »

Vertical Gardening

Inspired by gardens she saw from her trip to Tuscany, Master Gardener Ann Marie Bartoo has proposed a vertical garden project for the TPL Gardens. What’s a vertical garden? Here are some examples of vertical gardens and vertical garden elements. Why do it? You can probably think of reasons on your own, but some that… Read more »

Bird feeder Activity

WINTER IN THE GARDEN Bird Feeder Activity Day February 15, 2014 DIY bird feeder made out of toilet paper rolls and garden twine . Hanging edible bird feeders.  Each was made with a birdseed/flour mixture and left to harden. Volunteers making popcorn garland to hang in the trees and bushes. Volunteer rolling the toilet paper… Read more »

Monday Inspirations: Green

Hello again.  Happy Monday.  Are you looking forward to your week?  We are definitely looking forward to our nature journaling workshop this Saturday.  We sure hope to see you there… Until then, we’re here to provide a little inspiration for working some nature exploration into your week.  We promise it’ll be fun! The following activities… Read more »

Dyes From Nature

With spring just around the corner, many of us may be having visions of bright colors, budding trees, and lovely flowers fluttering through our minds.  Here at the library, we are anxiously awaiting seeing the beauty of our gardens in bloom! This month provides many opportunities to brighten our lives and homes and celebrate the renewal… Read more »

Nature Crafts

As I look at the calendar and think about the upcoming holidays, I’m also starting to think of snow.  It’ll be here soon.  But I still want to hold on to the beauty that the fall season has to offer.  I’m not quite ready to slip into winter.If you are feeling the same, here are… Read more »