Take and Make Crafts

This month we’re starting to offer a new option for kids and families to get their creativity on! Each week we will open registration for different “Take and Make” craft kits for various different age groups. Kits will contain all the basic materials you need to make the project. Check out what kit you would like to get and then visit the link that week to sign up for your kit. You can choose from seven different pickup locations throughout the Pasadena Public Library system. Make sure your contact information is legible so that we can get in touch when your kit is ready to pick up!

Crafting Schedule

NOW AVAILABLE! Register for a (COVID) Diaries Kit (all ages):



NOW AVAILABLE! Register for Foam Submarine Kit (ages 4-10):



NOW AVAILABLE! Register for Sea Turtle Necklace Kit (ages 5-10):



NOW AVAILABLE! Register for a Plush Pillow Kit (ages 7-12):



Beginning the week of Aug 3: Register for a Watercolor Kit (all ages):


This kit includes watercolor pencils, paper, brush, and a fine point pen. Watch our YouTube channel in August for instructional videos to make paintings like these:

AnnMarie Kolakowski

I'm a youth services librarian currently working at the Lamanda Park Branch Library while Central Library is closed for seismic repairs. I purchase juvenile fiction for grades 2-8, and some foreign languages. I do a lot of programs with school-age kids, including 3 regular book clubs (Windows and Mirrors, Read Around the World, and Lucha Libros), as well as writing workshops and STEAM/science programs. I also Infant/Toddler Storytimes and Preschool Storytimes, and outreach to local area preschools. I love what I do, working with kids of all ages to inspire them to learn and use their curiosity and imaginations. Outside of my work at the library, I am also the author of a book on creative writing activities for kids.

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