Decorative door hangers made at the library

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker .The finished project created by librarian Missy Williams was on display during the August 20 pompom door hanger making event at the Poland branch.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker .Librarian Missy Williams explained the project to everyone who was gathered at the August 20 crafting event at the Poland branch.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker .Event participants watch a video explaining how to make and use a pompom maker during the Summer Pompom Doorhanger making event August 20 at the Poland library.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker .Project participants chose different colors of yarn to make door hangers on August 20 at the Poland library.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker.Sue Moderalli makes a pompom during the crafting project at the Poland library August 20.

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Neighbors | Jessica Harker .Boxes of yarn organized by color were available to project participants to use during the pompom door hanger making event August 20 at the Poland library.

By JESSICA HARKER

jharker@vindy.com

On Aug. 20 the Poland library hosted a crafting event to make pompom door hangers.

The project, which was run by librarian Missy Williams, was free to attend.

All participants were required to pre-register, with 25 people able to attend.

“We always have more supplies ready for people to walk in, and a few pre-registered don’t show up, so we try to be accommodating,” Williams said.

All supplies for the event, including yarn, cardboard pompom makers and scissors, were provided by the library.

Williams used a video she found online to demonstrate how to use the cardboard to make a pompom.

Members of the group then used the supplies to create three pompoms each, using what ever color yarn they want. Williams then showed the group how to connect the pompoms and use the yarn to create a door hanger.

“I wanted something low technology and low stress that could be good to use at home and easily replicated,” Williams said. She also offered tips and tricks to doing the project, along with an example of one she completed previously.

The next adult crafting event, Color Your World, will take place at the Poland library on Sept. 20 from 7-8 p.m. For more information about upcoming events or to pre-register, visit libraryvisit.org.

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