ELPL Maker Studio

Create, innovate, learn and collaborate - all ages welcome.

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DIY Arts and Crafts DIY Arts and Crafts

recommended by alaude
Discover a new medium with our guides to arts and crafts.
Discover a new medium with our guides to arts and crafts.
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What is Art? What is Art?

By Annie
Who's ready for the East Lansing Art Festival 2017? What is impressionism? Learn about it here. Is mixed media art as tricky as it seems? H…
Who's ready for the East Lansing Art Festival 2017? What is impressionism? Learn about it here. Is mixed media art as tricky as it seems? H…
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Artful Books for Kids Artful Books for Kids

recommended by EvaELPL
Get inspired by these artistic books!
Get inspired by these artistic books!
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Learn to Sew in the Maker Studio Learn to Sew in the Maker Studio

Have you always wanted to learn to sew? Or maybe your skills are rusty and you need a refresher. Library staff can teach you the basics an…
Have you always wanted to learn to sew? Or maybe your skills are rusty and you need a refresher. Library staff can teach you the basics an…
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More Painted Pallets Ready for Books, Bi… More Painted Pallets Ready for Books, Bi…

By Lauren
Library patrons have been busy in the maker studio creating beautiful and inventive painted pallet signs.  The creations will be sold at th…
Library patrons have been busy in the maker studio creating beautiful and inventive painted pallet signs.  The creations will be sold at th…
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Start Crafting Start Crafting

recommended by alaude
It's time to take on a new project.
It's time to take on a new project.
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Home Brewing Home Brewing

recommended by alaude
Titles and recipes for aspiring home brewers.
Titles and recipes for aspiring home brewers.
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Knitting Fresh Brioche

I took a 3 hour brioche class and was very happy I had this book at home to help me visually with what I had learned. The patterns in this… More
recommended by hershyd
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Drawing Lab for Mixed-media Artists

Sonheim is a wonderful artist for all ages - lots of great family projects in here
recommended by jasoneshoup
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Mad for Minecraft - Titles for Master Bu… Mad for Minecraft - Titles for Master Bu…

recommended by laurengail
If you can't get enough of Minecraft check out some of these titles. They can help you take your builds to a whole new level.
If you can't get enough of Minecraft check out some of these titles. They can help you take your builds to a whole new level.
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Baking Books for Kids Baking Books for Kids

recommended by EvaELPL
Pi Day is 3.14, or March 14th, so you know what that means -- celebrating with pie! Get in the spirit with one of these pie (and other bake…
Pi Day is 3.14, or March 14th, so you know what that means -- celebrating with pie! Get in the spirit with one of these pie (and other bake…
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Maker Collection at ELPL Maker Collection at ELPL

recommended by laurengail
We've selected all the books you will need to make and create anything you can imagine and organized them all into the library's Maker Coll…
We've selected all the books you will need to make and create anything you can imagine and organized them all into the library's Maker Coll…
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