The Perfect Holiday Place Card

Craft a placeholder at the library in november

Spice up your dining table at the next family gathering with these pumpkin pie placecards that look good enough to eat!

The paper may not be palatable, but you can fill them up with nuts, mints, or another tasty treat.

This program will be offered at the Local History Library @ the Depot on November 9th at 4 and 6 pm and at the Dillsboro Public Library on November 14th at 4 pm.

Space is limited to 8 participants at each session, so please register for this program by visiting any branch of the Aurora Public Library District during business hours to speak to a librarian or give us a call at 812-926-0646. To register, you must be age 18 or older.

Felting at the Library

We Witch You a Happy Halloween!  Join us to learn the art of needle felting and create spooky decorations for miniature witch hats, perfect for the spooky season!

Space is limited, so throw your name in the cauldron by stopping by the library or giving us a call at 812-926-0646 and a friendly library witch will draw participants 2 weeks before the program and notify everyone by phone.

This program is FREE, but registration is REQUIRED. The program is open to anyone 18 years of age or older.

We’ll start felting at the Dillsboro Public Library on October 25th at 4:30 pm and at the Old Train Depot in Aurora on October 24th at 4 pm and 6 pm.

We can’t wait to see what spooky hats you create!

Paint with DIAMONDS!

Diamond Painting Gnomes in September

Give yourself the freedom to gnome! Join us in diamond painting a gnome keychain to put on your keys for a little bit of luck and a whole lot of sparkle as you explore the world. Each location has 12 gnomes waiting to be decorated, so we do require registration for this event. If the spaces fill up, our gnomes will pull random names for participation and call everyone 2 weeks before the program.

There’s gnome place like the Dillsboro Public Library on Wednesday September 13th at 4 pm or the Local History Library @ The Depot on Thursday, September 14th at 6 pm. We can’t wait to see your crafty creation!

Crafty Creations Makes Mosaics!

This month, Crafty Creations, our adult crafting program, will be making a FREE beautiful mosaic coaster for your home!

Get crafty this month making a mosaic tile coaster perfect for that cold summer beverage. Crafty Creations will be meeting at the Dillsboro Public Library on July 6th at 4 pm and at the Local History Library @ The Depot on July 11th at 6 pm. All supplies will be provided; please wear clothes ready for crafting.  Registration for the attendance lottery is required and attendees will be notified 2 weeks before the event. This program is only open to individuals aged 18 or older. Speak to a librarian to register today!

Crafty Creations: Paper Quilling

Create a stunning photo frame with just paper, glue, and your crafty hands at this crafting program!

Paper quilling, also called paper filigree, is a papercraft that has been popular since the 15th century. This paper art has experienced a resurgence in popularity during the last couple of years.
You can find paper quilling incorporated into scrapbooking, cardmaking, monograms, paper flowers, jewelry and even into pieces of wall art. It is incredible how you can make complicated shapes and patterns from simple paper strips and glue!

This program will take place at the Aurora Public Library on April 25th @ 6 pm and at the Dillsboro Public Library on April 20th @ 4 pm. All attendees must be 18 years or older. Registration is required. Spots are very limited, so reserve your spot today! You can speak to any librarian at the Aurora or Dillsboro Public Library or you can call 812-926-0646.

We hope to see you there!