Why go to the store to purchase Valentine’s Day cards and gifts? Children can surprise that special someone with their own unique Valentine’s creation. Fun, hand-crafted traditions of St. Valentine’s Day will be celebrated at many area branches of the Pierce County Library System, sponsored by The Friends of the Library.
Popular children’s character, Froggy, also decided to join in the holiday fun in Froggy’s Preschool Celebration. In fact, cameras are welcome to capture this event. Ages 2-6, can join Froggy for entertaining stories, crafts and snacks at University Place Library, 3605 Bridgeport Way W. Saturday, Feb. 4, 11 a.m. To register, visit the Library’s website or call (253) 565-9447.
For young aspiring artists, ages 3 and up, a free make and take paper heart project will be held at Tillicum Pierce County Library, 14916 Washington Ave. SW. Tuesday, Feb. 7, 3-5 p.m. and Lakewood Pierce County Library, 6300 Wildaire Rd. SW, Friday, Feb. 10, 3-5 p.m.
Experienced origami guru, Annaliese, returns with a new spin on an old craft. Children can make their own give away origami cards at DuPont Pierce County Library, 1540 Wilmington Dr. Thursday, Feb. 9, 4 p.m.