Learn to Make Dollhouse Furniture Through Westfield Library

You MUST register for this event as space is limited!  Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom link a few days before the program.

Join Barbara Freiberg and learn how to make your own dollhouse furniture. 

Supplies Needed: 


Cardstock paper-2 pieces 12x12

One cardboard box (cereal box)

Any kind of glue or tape

Contact Information
  1. Jen Schulze
  2. 908.789.4090 X4122
  3. jschulze@wmlnj.org
Tue, February 23
10:30 am — 12:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 02/23/2021 10:30am 02/23/2021 12:00pm America/New_York Learn to Make Dollhouse Furniture Through Westfield Library

You MUST register for this event as space is limited! Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom link a few days before the program.

Join Barbara Freiberg and learn how to make your own dollhouse furniture.

Supplies Needed:


Cardstock paper-2 pieces 12x12

One cardboard box (cereal box)

Any kind of glue or tape

550 East Broad Street ONLINE Westfield, NJ 07090

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Westfield, NJ 07090

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