Tagged Crafts & Hobbies

Summer Hours and Cool Activities at the Free Library!

It's almost officially summer here in Philadelphia, as the sun finally breaks through all the recent rain clouds and schools will be letting out early next week. No matter what your plans are this summer, the Free Library is here to…

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…

Crochet Club

Learn how to crochet! No experience necessary; supplies will be provided. Recommended for children ages 7 and up.

Crochet Club

Learn how to crochet! No experience necessary; supplies will be provided. Recommended for children ages 7 and up.

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!

Crochet Club

Learn how to crochet! No experience necessary; supplies will be provided. Recommended for children ages 7 and up.

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!

MLK Day of Service Event: Crochet and Knitting Club

Join 'Sisters Interacting Through Stitches', as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  

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!

Crochet Club

Learn how to crochet! No experience necessary; supplies will be provided. Recommended for children ages 7 and up.

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!

Craft & Chat

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of…

Crochet and Knitting Club

Join 'Sisters Interacting Through Stitches', as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  In addition, club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to…

Crochet Club

Learn how to crochet! No experience necessary; supplies will be provided. Recommended for children ages 7 and up.

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!

Craft & Chat

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of…

Holiday Cookie Decorating Party

Join us for a gingerbread cookie storytime then decorate some sweet treats to take home with you! For children and families. Space may be limited. Pick up a ticket in the children’s section at 3:00 p.m.

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!

Craft & Chat

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of…

Crochet Club

Learn how to crochet! No experience necessary; supplies will be provided. Recommended for children ages 7 and up.

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!