Summer is just around the corner. While we might be looking forward to the warmth, fear not — we'll be clamoring for some air-conditioned activities soon enough. Keep your out-of-school teens (and everyone else) busy with these fun and easy DIY activities.
Nail Polish Pots 
Repurpose old nail polish and inexpensive terra cotta pots into unique and functional pieces.
Botanical Prints 
Celebrate the warm weather with this pretty take-home craft. Perfect for adults or teens, it's a simple and inexpensive way to refresh your walls.
This program allows patrons to make small succulent gardens in jars to use as décor around their homes or workspaces. Short on space? Set up a folding table outside for extra elbow room and easy clean-up.
Why buy stress balls when you can make your own? Let kids and teens get creative and make their own foam squishies. With minimal supplies, the possibilities of what you can make are endless.
Escape rooms are great for getting people of all ages working together and solving problems. You can buy escape room kits online, or check out this free webinar for tips for creating your own.
Season 3 of “Stranger Things” is coming this summer, and fans are pumped. One way to tap into this excitement is by hosting a library craft night leading up to the release.
Hypertufa Pots 
Hypertufa might be too messy for most adults to tackle at home ... what better place to try it than the library?
It'll be back-to-school season before you know it. Replace the colored paper with notebook paper and encourage your kids and teens to make their own notebooks for school.
Chunky Blanket 
Winter will come again, so we might as well be prepared. The best part of this activity? It only requires yarn (that’s right, no needles)!