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Badge of Honor: Make Your Own Library Buttons!

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The library has started a  "Protect Your Roots" campaign, where you can find your local branch's badge and download/pin/post it with pride. The teens at Mulberry Street took it a step further and made their own personalized buttons to support our library.

To make your own button, you need a print out of your library's “Protect your Roots” icon, paper or fabric for your background, any add-on decorations (we used cut out hearts and stars) and a button making machine.

Assembly is easy, you can assemble your pin right on the button making tray, the tricky part is putting the plastic cover over your design without moving it around, there were a lot of re-dos during our crafternoon.

Here are some finished products! We had a really great time getting creative and making our own designs. So grab a button machine and make your own library badges today!

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I wish I had a use for giant

I wish I had a use for giant buttons because them buttons got some pizazz...but I hate making holes in my clothes. Maybe in my next life...

Button maker!

Where did you get that button maker? I've been having trouble finding an affordable, but decent button maker. They look great, by the way!

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