Teen Take-and-Makes are here!

UPDATE 2/10/21: There are still February Kits available! Get yours by stopping into the Fletcher Free Library. Are you a Hunt or EMS student? Fill out this form to pick up your Kit at school.

 

Sign up each month for a new kit with a new theme that's yours to keep! Book add-ons must be returned by the due date. The rest is yours to keep!

What's in each box:

  • 2 great projects (like crafts, STEAM, cooking, brain teasers to name a few) 
  • Extras like stickers, book marks, coloring pages, and pins
  • Optional library book add-on (you must have a library card for a book add-on)
  • A different theme each month!

 

March: Story, Not Story! Sign-up to reserve your Kit here!

What's included:

  • "DIY Card Game" Kit
  • "Blackout Poetry" Kit
  • Invitation to the "Virtual Take and Make Meet Up"
  • *Book: This was our pact by Ryan Andrews (you must have a library card to get this book, and must return the book by the due date). We'll also have some great books on the theme of "writing" and "storytelling" available.

*a limited number of books are available. Once all copies are checked out, we'll have some great graphic novels available.

Supplies needed: 

  • scissors
  • glue/tape (optional)
  • pen/colored pencils/markers

We need your feedback! Let us know what you thought of this Kit.

 

February: It's Electric!

 

February: It's Electric!

What's included:

"LED Firefly Jar" Kit  "Doodle Stitching" Kit Brain teasers Invitation to the "Virtual Take and Make Meet Up" on Wednesday, February 10th at 5pm *Book: This was our pact by Ryan Andrews (you must have a library card to get this book, and must return the book by the due date). 

*a limited number of books are available. Once all copies are checked out, we'll have some great graphic novels available.

Supplies needed: 

scissors glue pen/pencil/marker

We need your feedback! Let us know what you thought of this Kit.

 

eSewing Tutorials:

eSewing basics

Youtube video: How to sew a "running stitch" (what we use for our eSewing)

How to thread a needle (wikiHow)

 

January: Self Care

 

January: Self Care

What's included:

  • "DIY Stress Ball" Kit 
  • "Mini-Zen Garden" Kit
  • Self Care Plan by author Laura Lee
  • Chocolate
  • Tea
  • Coloring Page
  • Response Card
  • *Book: Snapdragon by Kat Leyh (you must have a library card to get this book, and must return the book by the due date).

*a limited number of books are available. Once all copies are checked out, we'll have some great graphic novels available.

Supplies needed: 

  • Scissors
  • Tape/glue
  • Something to write with: pen/pencil/marker
  • Something to color with: crayons/colored pencils/markers/etc (optional)

 

Watch us print rakes for this month's kit below!

 

December: Comic Mania!

 

Comic Mania!

What's included:

  • "DIY Comic Book" project 
  • "Comic Book Wallet" project
  • Bookmark
  • Response Postcard
  • *Book: The Dark Matter of Mona Starr by Laura Lee Gulledge (you must have a library card to get this book, and must return the book by the due date).

*a limited number of books are available. Once all copies are checked out, we'll have some great graphic novels available.

Supplies needed: 

  • scissors 
  • clear tape (recommended)
  • pen (optional)
  • markers/colored pencils (optional)

Fill out your response online

 

Great Comic and Graphic Novel sites to check out

cartoonstudies.org Vermont's own Center for Cartoon Studies offers workshops, resources, and updates on new comics and graphic novels by Vermont authors and more!

whoislauralee.com Sketchbook Dares, Teaching Handouts, and more from the author of The Dark Matter of Mona Starr.

graphicmedicine.org Graphic Medicine was started in 2007 by Ian Williams, a physician and artist from North Wales and feature health related comics. 

 

 

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