The do-it-yourself craze found a broad new audience with the maker movement and with the flourishing of websites such as Pinterest and Etsy. In December Deschutes Public Library explores ways that you can Know D.I.Y.—from beekeeping to creating a little free library, and making lip balms to assembling holiday gifts in your kitchen. Programs are free and open to all.Making Lip Balms
Easily make natural, soothing lip balm for yourself and as gifts.The Amazing World of Bee Keeping
Learn about the importance of bees and how to get started as a beekeeper.Little Free Library
Learn how to make and maintain a Little Free Library in your neighborhood.Second Sunday with Krayna Castelbaum: “Making” Poetry
Explore inspirational poetry and craft your own visual word creations.Bunny Hand Puppets
Craft a set of four puppets perfect for gifting to your favorite young storyteller. Registration is required; register at one of the links below or call (541) 312-1032.Winter Photography with Michael Jensen
Get tips from a professional photographer about shooting in the winter, and learn about how you can take advantage of all the dark hours we have by taking photographs of the stars.Gifts from the Kitchen
Join the La Pine Ladies of Lulu’s Luncheonette as they share gifts ideas from the kitchen using Mason jars and a selection of dry ingredients.
For more information about these or other library programs, please visit the library website at www.deschuteslibrary.org
. People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Tina at 541-312-1034.