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Check out this list of monthly events and celebrations to help with your program planning.

Candy on a stick with marshmallows to look like a face.
Candy on a stick with marshmallows to look like a face.
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Based on the Netflix bake-off competition "Nailed It!", Omaha Public Library challenged teens to make their own holiday-themed treats.

DIY Chunky Blanket
DIY Chunky Blanket
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With just a YouTube video, get the skills you need to teach this easy project (no needles required).

A program participant holds up their finished tile art project
A program participant holds up their finished tile art project
Blog by Jenn Carson

This easy, low-budget and intergenerational program uses ceramic tiles and markers to make freeform pieces of art.

A vendor selling her crafts
A vendor selling her crafts
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For Small Business Saturday®, an Alabama library organized a craft fair to highlight local artisans.

Book standing up open with the pages folded to form a triangle fan with black paper cut and pasted to the open pages to look like two people walking by a street lamp.
Book standing up open with the pages folded to form a triangle fan with black paper cut and pasted to the open pages to look like two people walking by a street lamp.
Blog by Annie Ruefle

Got old, outdated or damaged books? Before you toss them into the recycling bin, consider turning them into book art.

3D-printed enhancer speaker for cell phone speakers
3D-printed enhancer speaker for cell phone speakers
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Chicago Public Library found a way to celebrate artisans throughout history using the 21st-century technology in their makerspace. 

A woman and child sit at a table making crafts.
A woman and child sit at a table making crafts.

Even without a dedicated makerspace, you can still incorporate maker elements into your day.