Maker Kits

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Needlecrafts

Find tools and resources for a variety of needlecrafts.

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Tools & Things

Explore tools for the hobbyist. 

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Make It

Bring home a craft or hobby kit.

A harmonica on a sheet notes.

Musical Instruments

Borrow an instrument to make music.

  

 

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Create and make at home with a kit available for check out.


 

 

 

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Tools & Things

We are starting a collection of tools and things for hobbyists and crafters. If you have an idea of additional tools we should offer, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "tools and things" in the subject line.

  • Drawing Light Box -  Great for tracing, drawing, precise animation, and stenciling.
  • Drawing Pen - Sketch, draw, and paint on a computer.
  • Silhouette Cameo 3 - Electronic cutting tool that uses a small blade to cut a variety of materials, including paper, cardstock, vinyl, and fabric up to 12 inches wide.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Make It!

Create a variety of projects using one of our craft and hobby kits for ages 8+. The kit comes with everything you need to get started.  If you have an idea of additional kits we should offer, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "maker kit" in the subject line.

Available maker kits include . . . 

 

 

 

 

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Musical Instruments

Learn and create music by checking out one of these musical instruments. 

  • Bongos - Play gently by beating this percussion instrument to make a higher pitched drumming sound. Ages 5+
  • Flute - Create airy, light, and poetic music with this wind instrument. Ages 8+
  • Harmonica - Play this free reed wind instrument for blues, jazz, and mellow tones. Ages 5+
  • Jamstick: Learn chords using this portable 6-string mini-guitar. Ages 8+
  • Electronic keyboard-  Create music with this Casio LK-175 electronic keyboard. Ages 8+
  • Rainstick - Shake or tip this percussion instrument to make a sound like rain. Ages 5+
  • Recorder - Make music with this simple woodwind instrument. Ages 4+
  • Ukulele - Try this string instrument that produces a warm and mellow sound. Ages 8+
  • Violin - Use this string instrument that produces an eclectic range of sounds. Ages 8+

Instruments were generously donated by the Gift of Carl Foundation