Free Pop Shop Craft Workshops at a Library Near You

Announcing Pop Shop’s 2015 Summer of Free Kids Craft Workshops!

For the second year, we get to spend the summer crafting with kids at a local library near you. We teach lots of different activities from the beautiful to whimsical, and mature to fun and silly activities. Attendance and all materials are completely free courtesy of the Houston Public Libraries. To participate, just be sure to RSVP ahead of time and have a library card.

The Houston Public Libraries have been adding lots of maker programs. Their goal is to provide an even more diverse array of hands on information and knowledge. It goes beyond just books. Β All of these workshops are chosen by branch librarians and are a part of the Summer Reading Series in which kids can get great recommendations on books even when they’re not in school. And we’re not the only group that teaches at HPL. You can find workshops from the Houston Zoo, TX/RX Labs Hackerspace, and more.

Pop Shop’s goal is to showcase the most modern and interesting craft techniques. We’re interested and want to show you crafting that is functional, usable, and sellable. So here is our calendar of events of Free Craft Workshops for Kids.



June 3rd 10:30 am: Handmade Shadow PuppetsΒ at Moody Neighborhood Library

June 17th 1:00 pm: Shrinky Dinks at Morris Frank Library HPL Express

June 18th 2:00 pm: Shrinky Dinks at Oak Forest Neighborhood Library

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July 1st 2:00 pm: Gastronomy Experiments at Meyer Neighborhood Library

July 7th 10:30 am: Gastronomy Experiments at McCrane-Kashmere Gardens Neighborhood Library

July 8th 3:00 pm: Cut Paper Photo Backdrops at Hillendahl Neighborhood Library


July 14th 10:30 am: Shrinky Dinks at Young Neighborhood Library
(or try this DIY at home)

July 15th 3:00 pm: Gastronomy Experiments at Kendall Neighborhood Library

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July 22nd 1:00 pm: Paint Sample Mobiles & Garlands at Morris Frank Library HPL Express
(or try this DIY at home)

July 23rd 3:00 pm: Concrete Vases at Kendall Neighborhood Library

July 28th 2:30 pm: Cut Photo Paper Backdrops at Smith Neighborhood Library

July 30th 2:30 pm: Handmade Shadow Puppets at Looscan Neighborhood Library

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