Steampunk Gifts

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  Description of program: Create fun steampunk style jewelry using watch parts, gears, brass and copper charms. And, back by popular demand, create a working clock using a recycled book! Great for gifts! Saturday, December 14 • 2 p.m. • Central Library/Teen Central     Steampunk Jewelry  (photos by Alethea Allarey & Jane Gov)   […]

How to make your own book clock

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  Instructions for clocks made from recycled books; these are the clocks we made at the Steampunk Gifts and the Clocks and Cookies programs.   Tools & supplies All of these supplies can be purchased from Michaels. old hardcover books acrylic paints paint brushes cups (with water for the paints) pallets, pallet paper, or just […]

Steampunk Books

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Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction that incorporates the new with the old—the ‘old’ typically being set in Victorian London (or a similar place) with the old dresses, top hats, and those prim manners… And the ‘new’ being those futuristic inventions such as technology or objects with clockwork gadgets or steam-powered machinery.  It is […]