Crafting at Alexandria Library

Let Alexandria Library satisfy your inner artist and help you get inspired about your next project. Whether you are a beginner or expert, we've got programs and books for you to check out. From recurring programs to special events we've stitched together an array of enjoyable, craft activities for all ages.

 Adult Craft Programs

Handcraft Tuesdays at Beatley Central -- Tuesday, February 6, at 7 p.m.Yarn
Share your projects, tips and ideas, and enjoy the company of other crafters while you do your craft of choice. Bring whatever project you’re working on, drop in, and join the group! Any portable handwork is encouraged. First Tuesday of the month. No registration required. 

Craft night at Barrett Branch -- Tuesday, February 20, at 7 p.m.
Do you knit, crochet or sew? Join us to meet other crafters, share your love of yarn, thread and fabric, or even learn a new skill. Beginners welcome. Third Tuesday of the month. Participants must bring their own supplies.

Upcycle Crafting at Duncan Branch -- Saturday, February 28, at 2:30 p.m.
UpCycle Creative Reuse Center will host a recycled book craft program for adults. Materials will be provided.

Children Craft Programs

Kids Crafting at Duncan Branch -- Wednesday, February 4, at 3:30 p.m.
Create a new craft each month. For school age children. Care givers invited to participate. This event is held the first Wednesday of each month.


Kids Knit Nite at Beatley Central -- Thursday, February 5 & 19, at 7 p.m.
For kids in grades 4-12. Want to learn to knit? Complete projects under the guidance of experienced knitters. Yarn and needles will be provided.

Homeschool Craft Meetup at Beatley Central -- Friday, February 20, at 11 a.m.
All ages. Meet other homeschool kids and parents, hang out, and make a cool craft! Open to all homeschooled children, parents, and siblings.

Need motivation to get started on your next craft? Check out our resourceful Craft Subject Guide that boasts a list of books, websites, Do-It-Yourself (DIY) topics, magazines and more!