Appy Hour

Stream music and movies, download books and audiobooks, and read digital magazines, all for free with your library card. Drop into the Creative Space with your digital devices and learn from our digital services librarian how to install and use the Libby, Hoopla, and Freegal apps. 

Mondays, 5-8 p.m. 
Nov. 7, 14, 21, and 28 
Dec. 5, 12, and 19
Helen Warner Branch

Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m. 
Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 
Dec. 6, 13, 20, and 27 
Downtown Creative Space

Maker Mondays

Drop into the Creative Space to learn about the laser cutter on Monday afternoons. Each month will feature a different project. All materials will be provided. 
Mondays, 2-5 p.m. 
Downtown Creative Space 

November: Fall-Themed Flair for Felt Ball Diffuser 
This month’s project will be creating fall-themed wooden accessories for a felt essential-oil diffuser. 
Nov. 7, 14, 21, and 28 

December: Laser Cut "Home" Ornament 

This month’s project will feature laser etching into basswood to make a "home" ornament with personalization options. 
Dec. 5, 12, and 19

Helen Warner Branch Creative Space Open Lab

Here's your chance to explore the Joanne TenBrink Creative Space at the Helen Warner Branch. The area will be open for self-serve use or beginner orientations for the vinyl cutter, sewing machine, heat press, mug press, and photo box. Bring your own crafting supplies and use the creative space equipment. The creative services librarian will be available to help during this time.

Tuesdays, 9-11 a.m.
Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29
Dec. 6, 13, and 20
Helen Warner Branch,
Joanne TenBrink Creative Space

Downtown Creative Space Open Lab

Here's your chance to explore Willard's Creative Space. The area will be open for self-serve use or beginner orientations for the vinyl cutter, heat press, film scanner, and the recording booth. Bring your own crafting supplies and use the creative space equipment. The creative services librarian will be available to help during this time. 

Thursdays, 9-11 a.m.
Nov. 3, 10, and 17
Dec. 1, 8, 15, and 22
Downtown Creative Space

Fast Crafts

Stop by either library location to make a quick craft.
Thursdays, 6-7 p.m. 

Nov. 3: Toilet paper pumpkins
Nov. 17: Epsom salt scrub
Dec. 1: Card and gift tag making party
Dec. 15: Hot chocolate reindeer

Downtown Creative Space and
Helen Warner Branch, Joanne TenBrink Creative Space

Creative Space Open House

This is the perfect opportunity to explore the equipment available and work on weekly rotating sample projects. Bring in items to decorate with vinyl, practice 3D modeling, get tips on how to use the vocal booth, and be inspired to join our maker community.

Fridays, 9 -11 a.m.
Nov. 4, 11, and 18
Dec. 2, 9, and 16
Downtown Creative Space

Computer Classes: Level 1

Willard librarians will assist with basic and beginner computer skills, such as learning mouse and keyboard functions. Interested guests are encouraged to call the information desk at 269-968-8166 ext. 513 to register for a session, as space is limited to allow for personalized instruction.  

Mondays, 9 a.m. 
Dec. 5, 12, and 19 
Downtown Information Desk

Silhouette Class for Beginners: Layering Colors

Practice cutting and layering multiple colors of vinyl. For a hands-on project, make “snow place like home” shadow boxes. 

Thursday, Dec. 8, 6 p.m. 
Helen Warner Branch,  
Joanne TenBrink Creative Space