Peoria Public Library is being crafty — and we hope you and your children will join us!

Check out the variety of free  arts and crafts classes we’re offering throughout June.

 

Every Thursday in June
10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., McClure Branch, 315 W. McClure Ave.
Drop-In Crafty Camp
Every week, we’ll make something new! Ages 6 to 11.

Friday, June 3
3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Lakeview Branch, 1137 W. Lake Ave.
Drop-In: First Fridays Art
We’ll provide all the space and supplies that your little ones need to get creative.
Dress for a mess. Ages 5 and older.

Saturday, June 4 & Sunday, June 5
Lakeview Branch, 1137 W. Lake Ave.
Craft-to-Go: Hot Air Balloon Kits
Stop by anytime we’re open this weekend and pick up a hot air balloon craft kit.
For children of all ages. While supplies last.

June 6-20th
North Branch, 3001 W. Grand Pkwy.
Craft Kit To Go: Dragonflies
Pick up a kit to make a clothespin dragonfly.
For children of all ages. While supplies last.

Monday, June 6
10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Lincoln Branch, 1312 W. Lincoln Ave.
Blackout Poetry
Come learn now to create original poems using existing texts. Ages 12 to 18.

Thursday, June 9
2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Lincoln Branch, 1312 W. Lincoln Ave.
DIY Sand Art
Create your own wall art with colored sand and a canvas. All supplies provided.
For children of all ages.

Sunday, June 12
1 p.m. to 3 p.m., North Branch, 3001 W. Grand Pkwy.
Drop In DIY for Dad
Build something special for dad. Supplies provided.
For children of all ages.

Tuesday, June 14
2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Lincoln Branch, 1312 W. Lincoln Ave.
Sidewalk Chalk Art
Turn the sidewalks around Lincoln Branch into a colorful gallery of sidewalk chalk art.
For children of all ages.

Wednesday, June 22
4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., North Branch, 3001 W. Grand Pkwy.
Drop IN: DIY Craft for Teens
Make a credit card wallet for your phone. Ages 12 to 18.

Thursday, June 23
11 a.m. to Noon, McClure Branch, 315 W. McClure Ave.
Add some light to your summer nights with your own tin can lantern.
Supplies provided. Ages 12 to 18.

Thursday, June 23
4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Main Library, 107 NE Monroe St.
Make a variety of cool crafts — from origami to crafts that move.
Ages 6 to 11.