A Zoom workshop will instruct participants in how to origami boxes using kits as part of the North Olympic Library System’s CreativiTea series. (Photo courtesy of North Olympic Library System)

A Zoom workshop will instruct participants in how to origami boxes using kits as part of the North Olympic Library System’s CreativiTea series. (Photo courtesy of North Olympic Library System)

Clallam County libraries offer kits, online workshops

PORT ANGELES — The North Olympic Library System invites teens and adults to grab a warm cup of tea or another favorite beverage and join friends for CreativiTea virtual winter crafting projects.

Register at nols.org or by calling the Port Angeles, Sequim, Forks or Clallam Bay libraries to receive a Zoom link and to reserve a craft kit for curbside pickup.

Upcoming sessions include:

• “Origami Boxes,” 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, on Zoom.

Origami boxes can be made to give to others or for storage of treasures. Participants can create a traditional Masu box and lid, a cube Masu box and lid, a Masu box with window, and a modular Suehiro square box and lid.

Kits are available to pick up for registered participants starting this week.

• “Paper Quilled Hearts,” 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, on Zoom.

Paper quilled heart-themed projects have participants filling a heart with colorful, paper-quilled shapes. Kits will be available to pick up for registered participants beginning Monday, Jan. 25.

A “Paper Quilled Hearts” Zoom session is planned for Feb. 2. (Photo courtesy of North Olympic Library System)

A “Paper Quilled Hearts” Zoom session is planned for Feb. 2. (Photo courtesy of North Olympic Library System)

Make snowflakes

This week, the four Clallam County libraries are offering paper snowflake kits during curbside service hours.

This kid-friendly take-and-make craft is recommended for ages 8 and older. All supplies are included; available at all NOLS locations while supplies last.

Visit nols.org or NOLS’ Facebook or Instagram page to follow along with an instructional video.

This program is supported by the Friends of the Library.

Curbside library service is available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, except for Clallam Bay, which is closed on Saturdays.

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