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Gift Giving

Let the library help you sort out your gift-giving conundrums!

Post Date:11/25/2017 4:27 PM

Whether you need help sorting out what to buy (and how to buy it), or you want some DIY gift ideas, we have you covered!


Shopping Help

Get it on Amazon*
Sat | Dec 2 | 3:00pm – 4:30pm | DR
Mon | Dec 18 | 1:30pm – 3:00pm | MN
Amazon is a popular online store where you can buy nearly anything. In this demonstration class you’ll hear tips for searching more effectively, navigating shipping options, and using buyer protection services to help you be a more skillful shopper. Students may bring their own device or borrow one of our Android tablets for the class (5 available; first-come, first-served).

Tech Demo for the Holidays
Sat | Dec 9 | 2:00pm – 4:00pm | MN
Discover what’s new and hot in the field of mobile technology gizmos. We will show videos and discuss some of the latest technology you might want for yourself. Topics will include streaming devices, tablets, wearable technology, home devices, and internet-only devices versus laptops.

Buy the Book

Children's Authors Group Book Signing
Sat | Dec 2 | 1:00pm – 4:00pm | RM
What better gift for your favorite child than a book? Browse and chat with local children’s book authors, and perhaps bring home a few signed books for holiday gift giving!

New and Like-New Book Sale
Tues | Nov 22 through Sat | Dec 30
Stop by the lobby of the Main Library for great deals on gift-quality books and more!


DIY Gifts

Beginning Crafting
Thurs | Dec 21 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm | DR
A guided introduction to simple, yet elegant, crafts. This month we’ll be making ornaments and gift toppers. Ages 18+.

DIY Zipper Pouch*
Thurs | Dec 7 | 5:30pm – 7:00pm | TS@RM
Use THINKspot’s sewing machines to craft a handy pouch. Supplies provided, but if you prefer to bring your own you’ll need two 10”x18” pieces of cotton fabric and matching 14” zipper. Ages 12+.

Nifty Gifties for Adults*
Thurs | Dec 14 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm | MN
We will have supplies available for you to create some homemade spa products and crafty gifts to give—or to keep for yourself! Ages 18+. *Registration is required.

Thrifty Gifts: Handmade for the Holidays
Tues | Dec 19 | 4:00pm – 7:00pm | DR
Make small gifts to give away for upcoming holidays and events. Supplies are limited. Ages 18+.