Make something for Mom at Tea Cup Planter craft

It’s almost Mother’s Day, and the Tecumseh Public Library has a unique gift idea for children to make for Mom in its Tea Cup Planter craft event, at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5.

The program is for children ages 6 to 11, who will begin with a tea cup and decorate it to transform it into a tea cup they can take with them as a gift for Mother’s Day.

All supplies will be provided by library staff. Space for the program is limited, so registration is required to attend.

Wednesday is a time for teens inside the library

teensThe Tecumseh Public Library continues its series of events for teens on Wednesday afternoons throughout May.

Ages 12 to 17 are invited to the library after school on most Wednesdays, starting at 4 p.m., for activities geared to them. Events in May will feature:

May 4 Minecraft, a look at the popular online game as well as a themed craft and a chance to browse some of the books based on the game;

May 11Stamped Metal, make a unique bag tag, keychain or necklace with a metal stamper;

May 18 Gaming, with both video games and old-school board games;

May 25Stop Motion Movies, a chance to use technology to make movies with one of the library’s new STEAM Power maker kits.

Registration is required separately for each program.