If you have a stack of old books that are falling apart and you don’t know what to do with them, are good with arts and crafts, and have some time on your hands, consider participating in the Recycled Book Contest during National Library Week at the Library After Dark Open House on Thursday, April 15 (5:30pm-8pm). Everyone gets a prize, just for participating.
Here are some ideas to inspire you:
And here’s a link where you can get instructions on how to make one yourself.
Here are instructions on how to make book beads.
Here are instructions on how to make your own popup book.
Recycled Book Lamp
Instructions on how to make one yourself.
There are many more ideas to explore…so happy crafting!
For more information about the National Library Week festivities that will take place at Harper College Library, and to learn more about the Recycled Book Contest (and to download an entry form), check out our National Library Week guide.