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Storytime for Grown-ups: Holiday Edition

Cup of CiderNeed a little break from studying, working, and the holiday hustle and bustle? We are serving up a seasonal Storytime for Grown-ups session that will make you say "What the Dickens?" This event will feature classic Christmas stories by Charles Dickens. Don't miss it; it's sure to be a great time so sit back, and relax. This special event is set for Thursday, Dec. 18, at 7 p.m. in the community room at the downtown Main Library. No registration is required. Free hot cider, coffee and holiday goodies will be served. Call Karen K. or Sarah at 241-1472 for details.

 

Edwardian fashion

 

Fashion in the World of Downton Abbey

Join us on Saturday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. at the Main Library to celebrate the 5th season of PBS' popular "Downton Abbey" Dr. Ann Braaten from NDSU will give a presentation featuring the fashion from the Edwardian Era to the 1920s. A "silent trivia" contest will also be part of the fun. Tea and nibbles will be served. Hats and gloves are welcome, but not required. Call Drea at 241-1472 for details.


Cozy Crafts

Join us for a 3-part craft series sure to warm you up during these cold winter months! Register online or call 241-1492 for more details.

Granny Squares
Experienced crocheters will teach you how to make granny squares. This versatile technique is easy to customize and can be the building block for scarves, afghans and more.
Program is for adults and teens. Crochet experience is helpful but not required. All materials will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Registration opens January 1.
Thursday, Jan. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Northport Library
Saturday, Jan 17
at 2 p.m. at the Carlson Library
 
Arm Knitting
Who needs needles? Learn the basics of arm knitting and complete your own soft and chunky cowl in as little as 30 minutes.
Program is for adults and teens. Knitting experience helpful but not required.  All materials will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Registration opens January 15.
Thursday, Jan. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Northport Library
Saturday, Jan. 31, at 2 p.m. at the Carlson Library
 
Paper Piecing
Come and learn a quilting technique that has been used since the late 18th Century. English Paper Piecing is a method where the fabric is basted over pre-cut shapes then sewn together using a basic whipstitch. 
Program is recommended for adults and teens. Sewing experience is helpful but not required. All materials will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Registration opens February 5.
Thursday, Feb. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Northport Library
Saturday, Feb. 21
, at 2 p.m. at the Carlson Library

Unraveled Crafters

Ball of yarnThe "Unraveled Crafters" will meet in the Dr. James Carlson Community Room on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month (Sept - May) from 1 to 3 p.m.

Upcoming dates include:
Jan. 11 & 25
Feb. 8 & 22
Mar. 8 & 22
Apr. 12 & 26

This is an informal, enthusiastic crafters group for novices and experts alike. If you are new to knitting or crocheting, we can teach you! For novice knitters, bring some worsted weight yarn (size 4 medium weight) and size 7, 8 or 9 knitting needles. For novice crocheters, bring some worsted weight yarn (size 4 medium weight) and one size I, J or K crochet hook. All interested crafters are welcome. Contact Lori West at 476-5977 or email lwest@cityoffargo.com for details.