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Make Mom's Day with a craft!

book jakcket for T. Rex and the Mother's Day Hug by Lois G. GramblingIt’s time to celebrate Mom with a special day of crafts at the Blanchard Public Library. Children can come by the library for a Mother’s Day Craft from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, May 8.

Pre-K through elementary school-aged children will create a beautiful craft that they can home and give to their mother for Mother's Day on Sunday, May 10.

This is a come-and-go event and all supplies will be provided by the library.

Celebrate moms and all they do for us with some stories featuring mothers available at the library. 

Create unique trading cards at "Swap-a-Con"

The Blanchard Public Library presents “Swap-a-Con,” where creativity, art and trading cards combine for a six-week series beginning at 4 p.m. Monday, May 4. The series will continue at the same time on May 11 and 18, and June 1, 8, and 22, all taking place at the library.

Illustrator Matthew Paden has created the six-week program and will be at the library for each afternoon’s session. Either teen or adult participants are invited, and they will create a variety of illustrated trading cards that will be swapped with another library in the system at a future date.

All supplies will be provided by the library. Registration is required in advance to attend.

It’s a chance to experiment in different art mediums and learn innovative ideas while creating a unique set of trading cards.