May 28, 2013
Join us Tuesday evenings in June at Millard Branch, 13214 Westwood Ln., for “How Tuesdays.” Each week, there will be a workshop for adults to learn a new skill, hobby or craft. All events are free and materials are provided, but space is limited. Register for one or all of the sessions at omahalibrary.org.
Visit omahalibrary.org to register for these free programs or for more information on these and other events at Omaha Public Library’s 12 locations.
- June 4, 6:30 p.m. – DIY Mini Planters and Pots – Craft mini planters out of wine corks and use chalkboard paint to label your flower pots.
- June 11, 5 p.m. – Tunnel Books – Book artist Marvel Maring will lead a hands-on workshop on how to create a tunnel book, a structure that originated in the Renaissance as a way to teach perspective. Participants are encouraged to come with a concept in mind (a scene, a story, a landscape, etc.) to develop the book.
- June 18, 6:30 p.m. – Plant-based Grilling – Jillian Mahl from The Green Bowl Project will share ideas and recipes for using your grill for more than just the traditional ribs and burgers. She'll present ideas for kebabs, marinating grilled vegetables, grilling fruits (stone and exotics), selecting plants for grilling, grilling grains and legumes, and flavorful and healthful sauces and marinades.
- June 25, 6:30 p.m. – Coupons – Join Nicole McDonald of momsavesmoney.net to learn about coupons and finding the best deals. The class is recommended for beginners and experienced coupon users alike. Topics include using coupons; getting organized; maximizing savings; figuring out the drug store game; scoring freebies; coupon anatomy and common abbreviations; stacking coupons; price matching; double coupon events; and where to find the best coupons.