Saturday, July 21st

Altered Books (Chronicle Lifelines & Memories)


Come create a memory book to honor family, friends, life and/or your personal journey. This theme focuses on lifeline connections past and present. Work with your collection of photos [bring copies of photos on photo paper or copy paper], letters, drawings, cards, recipes and other memorabilia to chronicle present and the past day-to-day lives and the lives of your loved ones.

Participants Might Bring – NOTE: if you want to keep letters, photos, etc in their original condition make copies on various paper or bring envelopes to place the memorabilia in…

Collage Papers & More: Just about any type of paper, fabric, gauze, netting, screening, etc.

Elements/Embellishments that relate to trips/vacations/travel.

The following are suggestions for different types of collectables:

Sewing supplies: ribbon, thread, buttons, zippers, yarn

Office supplies: tags, labels, clips, staples

Jewelry/beads: charms, beads, wire, elastic etc

Found objects: keys, watch parts, shells, leaves etc

Words/Pictures: from magazines, handwritten letters/poems, old photos, maps, plane tickets…


All Attendants should bring a sharp pair of scissors and a BOX LUNCH.



Cost / Admission
free

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Contact Info
David Domkoski
ddomkoski@tacomapubliclibrary.org
253 292-2001
Location
Swasey Library
7001 6th Ave
Tacoma, WA, 98406
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Tags
adults, altered books, art, craft, create, free, lifetimes, logs, memories, Summer Reading Club, Swasey Library, Tacoma Public Library