Bullet Journaling | Opening Act(ivity)

Hello! My name is Lisa and I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) program on Wednesday mornings at Northtown. Now that it is getting darker, it is getting more and more difficult to get motivated in the morning. I recently learned … Continued →


Spooky Season Recommendation Roundup!

We are all looking for the most fun ways to celebrate Halloween safely. Here’s a roundup of recommended ideas and links from public health experts: Decorate both the inside and outside your house, apartment, or living space and share photos … Continued →


Macrame | Opening Act(ivity)

Thanks for joining the Northtown team for Opening Act(ivity). Today, we will learn about Macrame. You can use these for key chains, backpack pulls, zipper pulls, necklaces. A half knot (Spiral) and square knot are featured in the video. When … Continued →


Books with Letters

Do you have a favorite word? I have several. I love the word viscosity (especially when it refers to chocolate milkshakes). I also love the word epistolary. It means “related to the writing of letters.” When paired with novels – … Continued →


Coffee or Crafting | Opening Act(ivity)

Coffee or Crafting:  How about both? Here is a way to enjoy your cup of joe with a splash of creativity. I’m a fan of using different items to create art. For today’s activity, we will be using watercolor paper, … Continued →


Memorable Trips | Opening (Act)ivity

              I’m Lisa from the Northtown Library. I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) program on Wednesday mornings, though today we are bringing the activity to you! Today’s activity has to do with travel. I … Continued →


Recycle Art | Opening Act(ivity)

Hi, my name is Lisa. On Wednesday mornings, I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) at the Northtown Branch. Recycle Art Project: How to make a Faux Gum Wrapper Chain (if you don’t chew gum) If you are like me, your … Continued →


Art Break | Writing Letters & Postcards

Hey all, it’s Eva with another “Art Break.” We are collaborating with Spark Central to present a program called “Stay Home and Correspond.” I’ve always written letters and postcards, and while working from home I’m taking more time for this than ever before. Social … Continued →


Continuous Line Drawings | Opening Act(ivity)

  Hi, my name is Lisa. I usually host the Opening Act(ivity) program at the Northtown Branch on Wednesday mornings. For today’s activity, you will need paper and something to draw with. Continuous Line Drawing is when you use a … Continued →