Erie Makes day celebrates Erie makers of all ages on Nov. 13

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 12, 2021

Abby Zielinski

Erie Makes day celebrates Erie makers of all ages on Nov. 13

Erie, PA – The Erie County Public Library will host Erie Makes day on Saturday, Nov. 13. This event aims to unify makers of all ages across the county in creating and exploring their maker interests at both library locations and community partner sites. A full lineup and event registrations can be found on the Erie Makes page.

Library events are offered between 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Blasco Memorial Library, Edinboro Branch Library, and Lincoln Community Center Library. Register for available events like beach glass pendant making, pumpkin chuckin’ catapults, DIY sugar scrubs, button palooza, printmaking and more at All library locations will also offer a variety of take & make kits for children, teens, and adults. Kits include origami, faux terrariums, frosting decorating, straw rockets and more. Patrons may also watch “Meet the Maker” videos on the Erie Makes page.

Winners from the teen and child maker challenges will also be announced during Erie Makes. Teens were challenged with creating their own 30-second stop motion video and children ages 6-12 created to make an original creature composed entirely of approved materials.

Erie Makes community partner locations include:

  • CAM Erie (142 W. 12 St., Erie) who will host open tours plus demonstrations on podcast recording, green screen use, and bokeh photography.
  • Claytopia (924 W. Erie Plaza Dr., Erie) offers registered children a free tile to paint.
  • Corry Public Library (117 W. Washington St., Corry) invites patrons to create their own catapult and test their design again mini pumpkin challenges.
  • Grounded Printshop (1902 Cherry St., Erie) where patrons can enjoy a demonstration on papermaking and monoprinting, with the chance to try their hand at each.
  • Inner-City Neighborhood Art House (201 E. 10 St., Erie) will host two sessions to create wind chimes and sun catchers from found objects for students ages 7-18.
  • Lake Erie Woodworks (1113 Walnut St., Erie) will offer an open house style tour of the workshop and provide demonstrations of their woodworking equipment.


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