Crafts & Hobbies

While staying at home you may be thinking about picking up a new crafty hobby.  If you were a big fan of the Livingston Public Library’s Creative Arts and Pinterest Inspired Crafting programs, you may especially miss getting crafty with others.

Did you know that the Livingston Public Library’s Virtual Library offers you DIY crafty inspiration, classes, and more?  It’s true! Here are some resources for those looking to get their crafting fix!

CreativeBug: Creativebug can be accessed with your Livingston library card from the Library’s website.  With this resource you can find DIY inspiration, patterns, and even episodes of CreativeBug “TV.”

Universal Class: Universal Class is an online learning platform that offers you courses worth real CEUs!  These courses stem beyond subjects like accounting and writing, and bridge into the creative!  Here are just a few classes Universal Class offers for those looking to learn a new art skill: Acrylic Painting 101, Cake Decorating 101, Candle Making 101, Floral Arrangement 101, (and for those who have a real talent) How to Start a Craft Business.  Universal Class can also be accessed from the Livingston Library website.

YouTube:  Did you know the Livingston Public Library is on YouTube?  It’s true, we are! We have videos such as Watercolor Painting, Crocheting, and Mason Jar Sun Catchers.  So if you miss getting crafty with your fellow Livingston Librarians, check out our channel!

-Jessica, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian

Livingston, NJ 07039, USA

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