2024 Summer Take and Make Kits

Don’t have time to stay for a program but don’t want to miss out on the summer fun? No worries! Come by and grab one of our Take & Make craft kits made for you to take home with you. There will be no registration to reserve a take and make kit. The kits will be available first come, first serve each week starting on Tuesday.

These take and make kits were made possible by the Friends of the Georgetown Peabody Library.

6/18/24: Seed Bombs (for all ages)

Bring some color and love to your favorite pollinators! We’ll be creating our own seed bombs using clay, soil, and native wildflower seeds.

6/25/24: Watercolor Cards (for all ages)

Brighten someone’s day (or your own!) with a hand painted card using watercolors!

7/02/24: Crocheting with T-Shirt Yarn (for teens and adults)

Give old t-shirts new life with crochet! Use yarn made of recycled t-shirts to create a summer crocheted piece.

DIY Book Kit (for kids)

Create your own book.  Once it is completed it can be added to a special collection in the children’s room so everyone can borrow it from the library.

7/09/24: Paint and Wrap Rocks (for all ages)

Rock painting challenge – with rock, paint, and wire in hand you can make your rock uniquely your own. Think sculpture to photo frame to pet rock and beyond!

7/16/24: Upcycle Terrarium (for teens and adults)

Bring a piece of nature home with you and create your own mini terrarium.

DIY Chia Pets (for kids)

Create your own chia pet.

7/23/24: Doodle Weaving (for teens and adults)

Try your hand at freestyle weaving using an upcycled loom made of cardboard.

Straw Weaving (for kids)

Use drinking straws and yarn to create a bookmark  or bracelet.

7/30/24: Sunprints (for all ages)

Nature’s photography! Explore home and yard to find items to cast interesting shapes onto the photosensitive paper in the kit. Think leaves, keys, paper clips, flowers, stencils, the possibilities are endless!

8/05/24: Mini Canvas Art (for all ages)

Calling all artists! Come in and get your canvas and art supplies to take home and create your own masterpiece to display in the GPL mini art exhibit held the following week.

8/12/24: Mini Art Gallery

Come by the library to view the GPL mini art gallery, all contributed by local artists (our talented children, teens, and adults of Georgetown)!