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Spring Gardening + Plant a Mini Greenhouse by btiblog
Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 1:18 pm
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Learn how to prepare your garden for spring. Also plant an upcycled mini greenhouse with seeds for spring and summer. All materials will be supplied.

This event is for adults and families with children age 8 or older. Registration is required. Sign up at the Information Desk, call (510) 284-0677 during library open hours or email Barbara at btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org.tomato-seedlings



Sew a Holiday Stocking: Sat, 12/3, 1-4 pm by btiblog
Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 3:27 pm
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Jasmine, Ashley, Susan, Maria & Rupal CroppedRupal & Son with Stocking

Make a holiday stocking for someone you love. You will need ½ yard each of stocking and liner fabric. If you want a contrasting heel and toe, you will also need a 5 X 10” scrap. The library has some fabric to share; if you’d like to use it, please arrange a time to come and make your choice.

Participants must be able to thread a sewing machine, make a bobbin, and sew seams.

Registration is required. Email Barbara at btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org. In your email, please include, in addition to your name, whether you will bring a sewing machine

This workshop is for adults (18+ years). Teens will be admitted only if fewer than 12 adults enroll. Interested teens should ask to be placed on the waiting list.



Fixit Clinic this Saturday, 2/25, 1-4 pm by btiblog
Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 2:53 pm
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Fixit Clinic Logo-Portrait Fixit Event Photo

Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., February 25 & June 3 @ Newark Library
Bring and fix your broken small electronics, appliances, and toys (or at least learn more about them) with the help of fixit coaches. A textile/clothing coach will also be available. We provide the workspace, tools, and coaches. This is an all-age do-it-together (D.I.T) repair event.

Registration is required. Sign up at the Information Desk, call (510) 284-0677 during library open hours, or email Barbara at btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org. Please mention what item(s) you hope to fix or let us know you want to be a coach and what your skills are.



Fixit Clinic by btiblog
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 1:46 pm
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Fixit Clinic Logo-Portrait Fixit Event Photo

Saturdays, 1 – 4 p.m., September 10, October 8, November 5 @ Newark Library
Bring and fix your broken small electronics, appliances, and toys (or at least learn more about them) with the help of fixit coaches. A textile/clothing coach will also be available. We provide the workspace, tools, and coaches. This is an all-age do-it-together (D.I.T) repair event.

Registration is required. Sign up at the Information Desk, call (510) 284-0677 during library open hours, or email Barbara at btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org. Please mention what item(s) you hope to fix or let us know you want to be a coach and what your skills are.



Fall & Winter Gardening by btiblog
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 11:29 am
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SaturdaFall Vegetablesy, September 10

1 – 3 p.m.

Fall and winter are great times to garden in our climate. Learn techniques to make the transition to your fall garden: cool-weather edible crops, starting seeds, crop rotation, sheet mulching and planting natives.

Registration is required. Sign up at the Information Desk, call (510) 284-0677 during library open hours or email Barbara at btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org.



Cross Stitch Mason Jar Lid by btiblog

Cross Stitch Mason Jar Lid

Learn how to do counted cross stitch by making a mason jar lid on Saturday, August 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. (Pattern will be different than shown.) All materials will be provided (including the rest of the jar). Anyone who does not finish can return on Saturday, August 20 at the same time. An instructor will be available to help.

Registration is required. Sign up at the Information Desk, call (510) 284-0677 when the library is open, or email Barbara at btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org.

This class is for adults, age 18 and older. Other interested teens may ask to be placed on the waiting list; if there is space, they will be allowed in.



Acrylic Paint Nite, Saturday, August 6, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. by btiblog
Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 12:23 pm
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Edwards Sunflowers

Learn the basics of acrylic painting with artist Brian Edwards. All materials will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required. Sign up at the Information Desk, call (510) 284-0677 when the library is open or email btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org. Refreshments will be served. Paint Nite is possible owing to the generosity of Cargill and the Newark Library League.




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