Adults Craft Too!

Join us on the first Tuesday of the month for "Adults Craft Too"! Each month we will do a new project using the Library's "Creative Bug" subscription. Each attendee will go home with a completed craft.

All supplies will be provided and the program is FREE and open to the public. Due to limited space the program will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis for the first 12 attendees.

Contact Information
  1. Reference Desk
  2. 908-757-1111 x112
  3. ref@plfdpl.info
Tue, April 07
7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 04/07/2020 7:00pm 04/07/2020 8:30pm America/New_York Adults Craft Too!

Join us on the first Tuesday of the month for "Adults Craft Too"! Each month we will do a new project using the Library's "Creative Bug" subscription. Each attendee will go home with a completed craft.

All supplies will be provided and the program is FREE and open to the public. Due to limited space the program will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis for the ...

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