Arts and Crafts

Sit 'n' Knit

Arts and Crafts
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Community Room

Experienced knitters, come share your knowledge. Beginners, shorten your learning curve with tips from skilled cohorts. Fiber host: Charlotte Updike.

Sewing Lounge

Arts and Crafts
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Community Room

Have a project you want to work on, but don’t have your own sewing machine? Stop by and use ours. They’ll be set up with basic thread colors, and we’ll be here to answer your questions.

Domino Magnets / Iman de ficha de dominó

Arts and Crafts
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Meeting Room

Today, we welcome Mandy Medrano, an artist who will be teaching us how to paint and create domino magnets. Families of all ages are welcome!

Hoy, damos la bienvenida a Mandy Medrano, una artista quien nos enseñara cómo pintar y crear imanes hechos de fichas de dominó. Bienvenidas las familias con niños de todas las edades.

Mini Books with Write Roots

Arts and Crafts
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Your words and thoughts are the greatest gift someone can receive. Create a minibook made from natural wood, cardstock, and other materials with Write Roots to relive forgotten memories and experience the art of writing and personal touch to gift giving. Perfect for Mother's Day!

CONNECTING VECINOS: Different Angles - A Photography Tour

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CONNECTING VECINOS invites you to join the Byers Branch Library on Saturday, April 18, 2-4 pm, for a walking tour along the Art District on Santa Fe. This guided tour will take you through three art exhibitions that are participating in Denver's Month of Photography, a regional biennial celebration of fine art photography. Throughout the tour, we will explore various ways in which photography is used within contemporary art. Please note that minors under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult in order to join the tour.

Exhibition spaces and itinerary:

Ojo de Dios

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Ojo de Dios or God’s Eyes, are an ancient art with religious and contemplative roots. We will pick up this tradition, first began by the ancient Pueblo Peoples, and bring it respectfully into a modern context. This program will be equal parts history lesson, craft project, and meditative contemplation.

No Dropped Stitches!

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Bring your project to our drop-in fiber arts studio. Knitting, crocheting, quilting or macrame enthusiasts welcome. Light refreshments will be provided.

Engage Fridays: Washi Garland

Arts and Crafts
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Washi is cool. I know it, you know it, and now is the time to do something about it!
Check out our amazing and eclectic washi tape collection and make beautiful washi garland and garland cards under the watchful eye of our resident Washi hotshot.

DIY Notebook / Cuaderno «Hazlo Tú Mismo»

Arts and Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Looking for the perfect notebook? Make your own and decorate it however you want.

¿Buscas el cuaderno perfecto? Haz el tuyo y decóralo como tú quieras.

Button Flowers and Yarn Wrapped Bottles / Jarrón con flores de botones

Arts and Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Make some lovely Button Flowers and a matching bottle vase. A perfect gift for mom this Mother’s Day!

Haz unas hermosas flores de botones y un jarrón forrado de estambre. ¡Será el regalo perfecto para el Día de las Madres!

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