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Hand-Made: Hand-Made Crafternoon with Bert and Dana Freed: March 9th, 2013.


a-e) Women's glass-bead necklaces from Neresnice and Jasina (c-e); f) Woven stripe for ornamenting a Kirghiz "kibitka.", Digital ID 1552215, New York Public LibraryJoin crafty librarian Jessica Pigza of the Rare Book Division and Crafternoon author Maura Madden for this free DIY event. Special guests will be mother and daughter bead artists Bert and Dana Freed. They'll share some of their beading skills and discuss their creative DIY outreach as founders of  A Well Done Experience.

We’ll have supplies on hand, as well as a spread of wonderful books from the Library’s collections for browsing.  Check back here or at Hand-Made at NYPL for additional details as the date nears.

Here are the details on this event:

  • This is a FREE event, but reservations are welcome because space is limited. To reserve your spot, please write to with your name and the date of this event. 
  • What to bring: We'll update this page as the event nears with any additional details.
  • Where: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum (on the Second Floor, Room 227)
  • When: Saturday, March 9th, 2013, from 2:00 to 4:00pm
  • Check back here or at Hand-Made at NYPL for additional details as the event nears.

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  • Audience: Adults