Community Arts & Craft Swap

Saturday, February 25th 2023

All day

Morgan A

Community members are invited to bring in their new & gently-used arts & craft supplies to share & trade with others. So why swap?

Beat the winter doldrums by refreshing your craft supplies!

Help divert reusable material out of the waste stream!

Try a new craft for free!

Categories accepted:

New or gently used art supplies:

  • Canvases and paper
  • Paints, brushes, palette knives
  • Pencils, chalks, etc

New and gently used fiber arts:

  • Yarn
  • Knitting needles or crochet hooks
  • Notions like tapestry needles, threaders, cable needles
  • Embroidery and cross-stitch thread, fabric, and hoops
  • Latch-hooking materials
  • Macramé supplies

New and gently used fabric supplies:

  • Fat quarters or larger (no scraps, please)
  • Sewing notions: buttons, pins, fabric pens, scissors
  • Ribbons

New and gently used jewelry making supplies:

  • Beads
  • Cording
  • Notions: crimps, clasps

New and gently used kid-friendly supplies:

  • Crayons, markers, chalk, clay
  • Activity or coloring books
  • Craft kits
  • Rubber stamps

Swap guidelines

  • If you can’t attend the event but have supplies to donate, please drop them off between Feb 20th and Feb 24th, whenever the library is open.
  • If you have a special item, you may hold onto it until you find someone to swap with or arrange a trade before the event.
  • Instead of a strict 1-for-1 limit, take thoughtfully!
  • There is no buying or selling!
  • All ages welcome!

What will happen to leftover materials?

Depending on what is left after the swap, leftovers will be handled in one of a few ways:

  • Used in library programming
  • Held in library storage until the next craft swap
  • Donated to other local non-profits that offer creative programs