Tagged Crafts & Hobbies

When School's Out, Stay Cool with Awesome Activities at the Free Library!

While some schools in the area have already let out for the summer, the last official day for Philadelphia School District students is Tuesday, June 20. Woo Hoo! While pools and spraygrounds around the city will begin opening later this…

When I Think of Spring, I Think of Flowers

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. Claude Monet   As winter finally drags its feet slowly out the door, I think of Spring, and I think of flowers. Here are some books about flowers that you might enjoy for this…

A DIY Guide to a Crafty Summer

Are you looking for a way to stay cool and get creative this summer? Perhaps checking out some of the Free Library’s DIY (do-it-yourself) books will get you inspired! For example, let's say you saw a shirt or a dress that you…

Sit and Stitch

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Sit and Stitch

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Sit and Stitch

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Sit and Stitch

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Crafternoon

Join us for a new story and craft every week. For children and families. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult.

Crafternoons

Get crafty every Thursday! Create a different make-and-take craft project every week. 

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

If you’re crafty, come hang out with us and make something! All levels welcome.  

Sit and Stitch

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

DIY Tuesdays: Crafting

Make a new craft on Tuesdays and discover the artist in you!

Crafternoon

Join us for a new story and craft every week. For children and families. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult.

Crafternoons

Get crafty every Thursday! Create a different make-and-take craft project every week. 

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

If you’re crafty, come hang out with us and make something! All levels welcome.  

Sit and Stitch

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

DIY Tuesdays: Crafting

Make a new craft on Tuesdays and discover the artist in you!

Crafternoon

Join us for a new story and craft every week. For children and families. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult.

Crafternoons

Get crafty every Thursday! Create a different make-and-take craft project every week. 

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

If you’re crafty, come hang out with us and make something! All levels welcome.  

Sit and Stitch

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

DIY Tuesdays: Crafting

Make a new craft on Tuesdays and discover the artist in you!

Crafternoons

Get crafty every Thursday! Create a different make-and-take craft project every week. 

Handy Around the House

Do it yourself home repair, plumbing, painting, etc.

Fix your ride

Repair tips for cars, bikes, boats, and more!

Cut and Stitch

Grab the scissors for sewing projects, drapery, upholstery – even how to give a haircut!

Crafts for Kids

Fun and creative crafts for kids or the whole family!