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DIY: Tweens Tie-Dye Tee-Shirts!
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
4-5 pm in the Maggie Trafton Room

Tweens ages 9-12 are invited to get ready for the summer with
a tie-dye tee shirt! Join June as she demonstrates two different
effects with rubber bands prior to applying spray-dye to shirts.
The tee-shirts, dye, and plastic bags will be provided to
transport your dyed/wet tee to home to set for a period of time.
Following which, they need to be rinsed, washed, and worn!
Don your art proudly! Space is limited so please register online
at http://www.auburnpubliclibrary.org or call the library at
333-6640 ext. 3.

***Be advised that dye can discolor worn clothing.



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DIY: Kids/Tweens! Up-cycle an old CD into Dynamic Wall Art
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
4-5 pm in the Maggie Trafton Room

Artsy Kids and Tweens ages 7-12 are invited to join June and learn
how to up-cycle an old CD into a colorful work of art for their wall.
All materials will be provided by the library. Kids just need to
bring their imagination! Space is limited. Please call the library
at 333-6640 ext.3 to register or register online at

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Wednesday’s “KIDS! DIY Tweens-Make a Bristlebot!” workshop was FUN!
Check out the link to some pictures featuring some of ZANY kids who participated
in this science-oriented, hands-on, buzzing-with-life-craft!
BristleBots had a fantastic turn-out! Fun and focused, these kids followed
Miss Heather in her kinetic-robotic-workshop which featured toothbrushes
generously donated by Center Street Dental, and other supplies provided by
the Auburn Public Library; These included a motor and watch battery per child.
Since this workshop was SO popular, please be sure to follow us on FB, our Blog,
and create a shortcut to our online calendar for future and easy reference!
Try to register early as workshops tend to fill up quickly! We’ll see you NEXT time!

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4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Maggie Trafton Room)
Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Tweens, do you have an old tee that you can’t part with, even though it’s
stained or doesn’t fit? GREAT! BRING IT IN and make it into a pillow!
We will show you how to do blanket stitches and/or cut and tie fringe
edges to finish your up-cycled pillow! This DIY craft is best for kids ages
8-12. Space and supplies are limited; please register online or call for more
information at 207-333-6640 ext. 3


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4 PM – 5 PM (Maggie Trafton Room)
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Stitches and buttons and thread-OH MY!
If your tween has expressed a desire to learn some hand sewing basics, then
sign them up today! This DIY craft program is set up for tween-kids ages 9-12.
Space and supplies are limited so please register online, or call the library at
207-333-6640 ext. 3 for more information.

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Just for Tweens! DIY Duct Tape Pencil Pouch for School
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Just in time for school, design your own duct tape pencil pouch!
Join June as she shows you how to create one and various
options to embellish and personalize it as well!
This program is designed for tweens (ages 9-12 years old.)
Space is limited so please register by calling 333-6640 ext. 3
or register online at http://www.auburnpubliclibrary.org/


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DIY Balloon and String Art Workshop
KIDS & TWEENS! Ages 7-12 Welcome!

1-2 pm Thursday, August 14th, 2014
Held in the Maggie Trafton Room

Get into the spirit of the Great Falls Balloon Festival with June as
she shows you how to make a decorative bowl from balloons and yarn.
Space is limited, so please register by calling the library at 333-6640 ext. 3.





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