Coloring pages and pencils are used to highlight Creativebug, a database for arts and crafts available free from the library.

Marcia’s Cozy Corner

Time to relax, rewind and restore! 

Marcia will be highlighting creative ways to relax. Information can be found on the Bloomfield Township Public Library website.

Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.      

30 Coloring Pages with Courtney Cerruti, Lisa Congdon and Pam Garrison

When it comes to filling in fine lines and small areas, there’s no better tool for the job than a freshly-sharpened colored pencil. Courtney shows you how to blend hues and distribute colors evenly for balance and cohesion. She also demonstrates the proper pressure to use to get a perfect light-to-dark fade. Finish off your coloring with some Micron brush marker strokes and you’ve got a polished masterpiece. 


Family Life Journal 

Capture and elevate the small, everyday moments of family life with this workshop. Amy offers her trademark no-stress approach to creating a customized family journal to preserve family photos, jot down milestones, and record special stories. Amy’s philosophy is that documenting memories should never be stressful, time-consuming or precious. In this class, she shares her quick and easy approach.

Meditative Art Journal 

Learn how to make a meditative art journal that serves as a container for your hopes, fears, frustrations and more with the founders of Get Messy. You’ll learn how to free write to get what’s in your head onto the page, obliterate it with paint and meditative marks, use watercolor to channel your mood, then add quotes and lettering to complete your page. This small handbound book provides the perfect place to journal and explore your feelings through words and art.