Learn something new at the Library's How-To Fair.
Blue Ridge Branch
Saturday, May 18 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Join the Blue Ridge Branch staff and their community partners for some fun “how-tos” for unique and challenging projects.
Learn How To...
How to Make Jewelry
Come and enjoy one of our most popular How-to Fair programs. We will supply the materials and provide instruction on how to add charms to a bracelet that you can take home with you.
How to Grow Vegetables
Get your green thumb on when you visit our HTGV* booth. Plant cucumber or zucchini seeds in eggshells, take them home and plant them. Take home a recipe or two to prepare when your veggies are ripe and ready to pick.
*HTGV stands for “how to grow vegetables."
How to Play Chess
Chess is like life. You have to plan your next move. Learn to play this ancient game of skill and strategy that’s great for all ages.
Learn to fish, or how to fish better. Fishing is a great way to get you and your family outdoors. With so many wonderful lakes in Jackson County, there’ll be no excuses not to get out and catch the big one.
(How To) Put on a Step Show
A step show is a tradition of African-American Greek organizations. You can do it, too. Make some noise in the Library as we clap, stomp and STEP! For all ages.
The Art of Mehndi "Tattoos"
Believed to have originated in ancient India, Mehndi is the art of henna tattoos. Learn about this unique art form and basic designs. Interested participants will leave with a henna tattoo that may last for two to three weeks. For anyone 13 years and up.
- Draw Caricatures with Marietta
- Make Your Own Chili Powder and Rubs
- Self Defense for Teens
- Healthy Meal Planning on a Budget