Etsy Workshop: Make Art Out of Old Books!

The Repurposed Library

The Friends of the Hudson Area Library and Etsy-Hudson are pleased to announce their partnership for a special craft workshop entitled “The Repurposed Library” an official Etsy Craft Party 2012. The event will be at the new Etsy Hudson office at the Cannonball Factory, 359-361 Columbia Street in Hudson on Friday, August 24th, from 6 until 8pm. Participants will choose a craft from a variety of paper projects that creatively reuse and recycle books into hand-crafted works of art.

Craft Party is a global celebration of meeting and making. It’s a time to get to know your neighbors and exercise your creative spirit. Craft Parties take place around the world when communities come together to participate in art, craft, design and DIY in every form. All materials will be provided free of charge for this event. Children, teen and adult crafters of all ages and levels are welcome. In order to ensure materials for all crafters, we urge everyone to sign up for this free event at as soon as possible. Space is limited.

Also as a special treat: Promotional coupons can be found in the official Etsy Craft Party Kit, including 10% off at Michael’s and other crafty websites. The Friends of the Hudson Area Library will also have books available for purchase to take home for craft and recycling projects as well as craft reference books, all at very special discount prices.

The Friends of the Hudson Area Library is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and proceeds from its fundraising go to the library for the acquisition of books and other media and for the development and delivery of the Library’s services to the community. To find out more about the Friends, or to volunteer, please call 518.828.1792 or visit the website