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Knot just for Knitters donates baby hats for the uninsured

Knot just for Knitters donates baby hats for the uninsured

CRETE | The Knot just for Knitters group is an ever-changing one. There is no commitment, people come when they can for the companionship and the dedicated time to work with the needles of their choice. Sewing, knitting, crocheting, needle point; all needle-workers are welcome.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Knot just for Knitters donates baby hats for the uninsured

Knot just for Knitters donates baby hats for the uninsured

The table is covered with the latest baby hat delivery created by the Knot just for Knitters group that meets twice a month at the Crete Public Library.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Knot just for Knitters donates baby hats for the uninsured

Knot just for Knitters donates baby hats for the uninsured

Cindy Gustafson, Maricarmen Kick, Deb Meder, Helena Ford, and Faye Sasuta discuss their latest projects and their philanthropic knitting goals at a recent meeting of the Knot just for Knitters group at the Crete Public Library.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Crete library offers youth art exploration

Crete library offers youth art exploration

Gabe Carlson is pictured during a recent Art Studio program held in the Youth Services Department of the Crete Public Library. Carlson painted patterns of red, orange and yellow stripes on his chosen tree branch.

October 14, 2013 12:00 am
Crete library offers youth art exploration

Crete library offers youth art exploration

CRETE | The Crete Public Library's Art Studio explores different art mediums and lets participants make unique works of art to take home.

October 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Crete library offers youth art exploration

Crete library offers youth art exploration

Mixing various shades of blue paint on canvas, Crete Public Librarian April Heide-Kracik shows the Art Studio group how to blend the paints to make a sky background. The class theme was patterns and the artists' finished paintings will be displayed during November in the second floor hallway.

October 14, 2013 12:00 am

Reptiles slither into area this weekend

During our morning walk on Monday, my son and I stopped at the Hegewisch branch of the Chicago Public Library. There was a special story time going on and the kids were loving it as the storyteller told of a ghost chase. The attendees ran in place, laughed and clapped along with her.

October 09, 2013 12:00 am
 Different textures highlight of Crete Park District class

Different textures highlight of Crete Park District class

Oliver VanZyl, left and Nathan Marinucci, both 3, get messy in Crete Park District's Squishy Gushy Rough and Crunchy class.

September 13, 2013 12:00 am
Different textures highlight of Crete Park District class

Different textures highlight of Crete Park District class

CRETE | The Crete Park District's new Squishy Gushy Rough and Crunchy class offers messy, hands-on activities, letting children explore their sense of touch with different textures to paint and squish.

September 13, 2013 12:00 am
Teens art smart at Crete library studio

Teens art smart at Crete library studio

The Crete Public Library held Teen Art Studio recently where teens used plastic skull vessels to create their own Moche portrait vessels. Moche portrait vessels were ceramic vessels featuring naturalistic representations of human faces that were unique to the Moche culture of Peru in Pre-Col…

September 05, 2013 12:00 am
Teens art smart at Crete library studio

Teens art smart at Crete library studio

CRETE | The Crete Public Library’s Young Adult Department held Teen Art Studio on Aug. 6 where teens learned about the ancient Adinkra visual symbols and the Moche portrait vessels.

September 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Teens art smart at Crete library studio

Teens art smart at Crete library studio

Pictured are Danielle and Johnathan Irions during a recent Teen Art Studio program where they made Adinkra symbols on paper and Moche portrait vessels.

September 05, 2013 12:00 am
NIU artist pays it forward

NIU artist pays it forward

Zaneta Taylor places a piece of tile on a pattern while helping with the Northern Illinois University mosaic mural project in DeKalb, Ill. The design of the mural incorporates local imagery with women's studies themes.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
NIU artist pays it forward

NIU artist pays it forward

Danielle Dobies, a Northern Illinois University artist and master of fine arts candidate, prepares a section of tiles for mortar while working on a mural for the NIU women's studies offices project in DeKalb, Ill.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
NIU artist pays it forward

NIU artist pays it forward

Kristen Myers cuts a piece of tile while helping with a mural project at the Northern Illinois University women's studies offices in DeKalb, Ill.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
Miniature paper models on display at Crete library

Miniature paper models on display at Crete library

CRETE | The Crete Public Library’s main floor display case for the month of August featured Rico Baskin, the creator of Lil’ Thangz.

August 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Miniature paper models on display at Crete library

Miniature paper models on display at Crete library

Rico Baskin poses with Angelina, left, Katrina and Monika Valente during a recent workshop held at the Crete Public Library. The girls enjoyed learning how Rico creates his life-like paper miniatures which were on display this month at the library.

August 28, 2013 12:00 am
Miniature paper models on display at Crete library

Miniature paper models on display at Crete library

LaVerne Baskin, Lil' Thangz public representative, tells the story of each paper miniature made by her son, Rico Baskin, during a recent workshop held at the Crete Public Library. She told how each part of the paper miniatures are separate — not glued together — and need to be assembled for …

August 28, 2013 12:00 am

Artist gets crafty with ammunition

MUNDELEIN, Ill. | Some men take up golf when they retire, some build birdhouses, others do woodworking. Tony Farina, of Mundelein, makes jewelry.

August 23, 2013 6:30 pm
There's no place like gnome for Crete kids

There's no place like gnome for Crete kids

CRETE | The Crete Public Library’s Youth Services Department recently held a Gnome and Fairy Garden program where children learned how to make this special garden through books and the sharing of ideas.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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