Create at the Library!

Want a great way to get your creative juices flowing? Check out the Maker Studio at Main Library! Looking to add cheerful color to your life? Why not brighten up your house with a colorful quilt you make yourself?

You don’t have to be an experienced seamstress to make a stunning quilt. You can have ‘sew’ much fun learning! All you need is your library card!

Stream a CreativeBug tutorial FREE to learn how to quilt or brush up on your skills, following along with an instructor. It’s a Pinterest addict’s dream! Get unlimited access to more than 1,000 award-winning art and craft video classes from top artists and designers. In addition to quilting,  you can learn to knit, cook, make jewelry, and much more.

Search our catalog for the perfect quilting book to pick up at your Library location or get online.

You can find all kinds of titles filled with patterns, hints, and ideas for sewing, crafting, and quilting.

Canton is just 30 minutes north of some amazing fabric and quilt shops. You can also consider a day trip down to Amish Country to explore shops. You might even find some great deals!

Maker Studio 

A great deal for all creative types is the Maker Studio at Main Library, where you can get hands-on experience with programs and cool tech gadgets. Create badges or buttons, print posters, frame pictures, embroider... The toughest part may be all the choices. That's okay - come back and try it all! No limitation on visits here. 

Visit Maker Studio for hours, how to make an appointment, and cool events.

Here are just a few of the fun things to get your hands on:

  • Badge/Button Maker
  • Poster Printer 
  • Elite Mat Cutter 
  • Computerized Sewing Machine 
  • Embroidery Machine 
  • Cricut | Explore Air 2 Machine, Mint
  • Die Cutting and Embossing Machine
  • Video Conversion Station
  • 3D Printer
  • Grommet Machine

Let your imagination soar! Combine your inspiration with the Library's know-how and tools, and just see how far you can go!