Are you looking for some fun activities that you can do from the safety of your home? The Library District now offers FREE Take & Make activity kits that are available to pick up from our libraries! We provide all the supplies for creative and educational crafts, early literacy, STEAM learning, and more! These take-home kits have grown in popularity and allow us to serve the community of Clark County in new and creative ways, as well as entertain and educate children and teens while they are at home. Find out what is currently available at the library location nearest you in the list below. You can even call ahead to schedule to pick them up with our contactless Curbside service! When you have finished your Take & Make activities, snap a picture, and tag us @LVCCLD on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram so we can see them and share your creativity!
Available Starting May 1 While Supplies Last: Celebrate the Painted Desert Watercolor Starter Kit
This kit includes a set of watercolors and two desert images on cardstock for you to paint. This kit is available to all ages starting on May 1 while supplies last! Please give us a call to check on availability at 702.346.5238.
Centennial Hills Library
Wednesdays: New take & make crafts will be available right after My Favorite Story at 11:30 a.m. and will be available for pick up throughout the week.
Saturdays: Stop by the Youth Services Desk to see the latest craft take & Make kit! We will have a new craft each week.
Clark County Library Best Buy Teen Tech Center
Mondays: Mindful Monday’s Grab & Go Kits - Ages 12-17
Pick up our weekly Grab & Go activity that will assist you in becoming mindful of yourself and bring a sense of calm and balance to your busy life. Stop by the Best Buy Teen Tech Center to pick up a Mindful Grab & Go Kit. The kits may be slime one week, gratitude journals the next, coloring pages with pencils after that.
Thursdays: Mystery STEAM Grab & Go Challenge - Ages 12-17
Once a week we will create a STEAM challenge for teens to take home! It may be art, coding, reading, technology, math… who knows? Stop by the Best Buy Teen Tech Center to pick up your mystery STEAM Challenge every Thursday. Everyone loves a good mystery!
Clark County Library Youth Services
Tuesdays: Take and Make crafts are available after the Five and Under Storytimes and are given out at the conclusion of the program.
Saturday, May 15: Puppet Play! 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Come and pick up your Puppet Play bag which is a Readers Theater starter kit. You will make a felt bear puppet and have a script for Goldilocks and the Three Bears to act out to the whole family! The kit also has two more scripts to try out.
Mondays: Maker Mondays
Come in and grab a Maker Monday Kit to complete at home! Kits will include an activity that encourages creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication.
Thursdays: Tween, Teen Thursdays
Stop by and pick up an activity to go!
Fridays: Family Friday
Come in for a fun take-home craft or activity to do as a family!
1st and 15th of Every Month: Craft Kits
Visit the Rainbow Library to check out our latest Take and Make craft bags. New bags are available on the 1st and 15th of every month, while supplies last. For more information, please call 702-507-3716.
Sahara West Library
Tuesdays: Teen Takeaway for ages 12 to 17
Drop-in anytime on Tuesdays at the Sahara West Library and get your Teen Takeaway from the Youth Services Desk to make your craft in the comfort of your home! Teen Takeaway kits are available while supplies last, and are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Wednesdays: Grade School Grab Bags for ages 6 to 11
Drop-in anytime each Wednesday at the Sahara West Library and get your Grade School Grab Bag from the Youth Services Desk and make your craft in the comfort of your home! Grade School Grab Bags are available while supplies last and are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Fridays: Tiny Tots To Go Bag for ages 0 to 2
Drop-in anytime today at the Sahara West Library and get your Tiny Tots To Go Bag from the Youth Services Desk. Read a story and make your craft in the comfort of your home! Tiny Tots To Go Bags are available while supplies last, and are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Saturdays & Sundays: Family Fun Bag for ages 2 to 8.
Drop-in anytime during the weekend at the Sahara West Library and get your Family Fun Bag from the Youth Services Desk. Enjoy a story and make your craft in the comfort of your home! Family Fun Bags are available while supplies last, and are on a first-come, first-served basis.
Spring Valley Library
Swing by the Spring Valley Library anytime to pick up a free learning activity, craft, or storytime! You can complete the activity at the library or at home. Each day we will feature a different age group, however, all activities will be available whenever you drop in. We've got teen activities, math packets, literacy projects, and fun STEAM kits. If you don't see the activity you need, let us know!
Tuesday, May 4: Star Wars Day! Lightsaber Sensory Bottles
Celebrate Star Wars on May the 4th at Spring Valley Library! Grab a take and make to create your very own Lightsaber Sensory Bottles! While supplies last. First come, first serve. May the Force be with you! For questions or to make a curbside appointment, please call 702-507-3821.
Saturday, May 8: Teen Activities To-Go! Paper Flowers
Sundays: Sunday Funday for all ages
Come in for a fun take-home craft activity!
Mondays: Brain Breaks for grades K through 12
Need a break from the screen? Come on in and grab a fun activity packet. Activities include puzzles, coloring sheets, and more!
Tuesdays: Grow Your Reader for ages 0-5
Come in and sign up for our 1,000 Books before Kindergarten Program! Each week, a different book will be highlighted, and you'll be able to pick up a packet with various resources and activity ideas for your little ones. For every 100 Books you complete, you will receive a small prize! For more information, you can also go to https://lvccld.org/1000-books/ for more information!
Tuesdays: Pre-K Packets to Go for ages 3-5
Come in and pick up a Pre-K packet for your little one for preschool. A different letter will be highlighted each week.
Wednesdays: Storytime to Go for ages 0-5
Kits will include a link to a book on YouTube and a learning activity or craft.
Thursdays: Foldable Fun for ages 6-11
Come on in and grab a fun origami craft.
Fridays: School Age Craft for ages 6-11
Come on in and grab a fun take-away craft or activity. Some of these are cool STEAM kits!
Saturdays: Teen Activity for ages 12-17
Come in and pick up a fun take-away craft or activity to complete at home!
Cursive Packets (Ages 6-11)
Celebrate Pride and Design Your Own Flag (Ages 12-17)
Adult & Family Take & Make Kits:
Wednesday, May 5: Flowers for Mom
This flower kit includes 1 Instruction Booklet, 3 Sheets of Tissue Paper for 5 Flowers, 5 Green Pipe Cleaners, and 1 Ribbon to Tie Your Bouquet. While supplies last, first come first serve. Pick yours up today! Or call to schedule a curbside pickup at 702.507.3821.
Saturday, May 1: Crafty Kids: Glowstick Lightsaber
Celebrate Star Wars Day with Summerlin Library's Crafty Kids Take & Make on May 1 (while supplies last). This kit includes everything you need to make a glowstick lightsaber, a cardstock cutout to practice your moves, and a Jedi Knight certificate. Enjoy our selection of Star Wars themed stories, cross-sections, comics, and more.
Little Learners Take & Make: Every Sunday and Wednesday
Stop by Summerlin Library Youth Services to grab your little learner a take-home activity and related books! While supplies last. Ages 0-5
STEAM to Go: First and Third Sundays and Mondays
Stop by the Youth Services Department to pick up STEAM experiments and activities to take home, while supplies last. Grades K-5
Kid Creators Grab & Go: Every Wednesday
Let your imagination and creativity soar with creative grab & go kits and books for grade school students! While supplies last. Grades K-5
Crafty Kids Saturday: Every Saturday
Come by Summerlin Library Youth Services Department and pick up your Crafty Kid Kit to take home (while supplies last). Each kit contains a craft that is fun for the whole family!
West Charleston Library
Tuesdays: Preschool Kits! (Ages 3-5)
Take the library home with you! Each of our preschool kits includes a craft with instructions and an early literacy tip for parents.
- Tuesday, May 4: Tie-Dye Coffee Filters
- Tuesday, May 11: Elephant and Piggie Puppets
- Tuesday, May 18: Ladybug Tracing Craft
- Tuesday, May 25: Pipe Cleaner Rainbow Craft
Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays: School Age Kits! (Ages 6-11)
Take the library home with you! Each of our school-age kits includes an interactive craft with instructions.
Saturday, May 1: Japanese Otedama Game
Monday, May 3: Desk Buddies
Thursday, May 6: Popsicle Sick Photo Frame
Saturday, May 8: Cherry Blossom collage
Monday, May 10: Showy Sunflower
Thursday, May 13: Optical Illusions Kit
Saturday, May 15: Paper Tube Birds
Monday, May 17: Intarsia Wall Hanging
Thursday, May 20: Paper Bag Kites
Saturday, May 22: Geometric Yarn
Monday, May 24: Butterfly Craft
Thursday, May 27: Rainbow Lizard Keychains
Saturday, May 29: Button-in-a-Cup Game
Everyday: Teen Kits! (Ages 12-17)
Take the library home with you! Teens can select from an assortment of different craft and game activities throughout the month.
Take and Make Kits for Adults!
Stop by the Adult Services Desk anytime in May for our featured kit: Leftover Take & Makes
It’s time for leftovers! Did you miss one? Want a repeat? Pick up one of these leftover take & makes from prior months. Activities include Papel Picado, coffee filter flowers, number puzzles, make-your-own Valentines, origami love notes, and number puzzles. Available every day in May.
West Las Vegas Library
New take and make kits will be available each week!
- May 2: Lemonade
- May 3: Baby Yoda
- May 5: Cinco de Mayo
- May 7: Rocket
- May 7: Galaxy Jars (For Teens)
- May 9: Mother's Day
- May 12: Spring 3D Layer Art (For Tweens and Teens)
- May 14: Flamingo
- May 21: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
- May 23: Turtle
- May 26: Paper Airplane
- May 28: Popsicle Stick Painting
- May 30: Preschool Alphabet Matching Game
Mondays: Teen Crafts!
We will feature a new craft every Monday that will be available all week while supplies last.
- May 3: Baby Yoda Cubee
- May 10: Friendship Bracelet with Wheel Loom
- May 17: Mini Among Us Notebook
- May 24: 3-D Glasses
Tuesdays: School Age Crafts!
We will feature a new craft every Tuesday that will be available all week while supplies last.
- May 4: Mother's Day Crown and Card
- May 11: Superhero Puppet
- May 18: Paper Plate Flying Dragon
- May 25: Handprint Dragon Poster
Wednesdays: Storytime-To-Go for ages 0-5!
For ages 0-5, we have Take & Make Kits with a book bundle available for checkout, an activity sheet, and a craft showcasing a different theme each week. New themes will be featured every Wednesday and materials will be available all week while supplies last. We are resuming our in-person storytimes on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., but take-home crafts and book bundles will still be available. Here are the May themes, which are switched out every Wednesday:
- May 5: Ribbit, Ribbit! - Frog Puppet
- May 12: I Love Animals - Paper Plate Rocking Horse
- May 19: Under the Sea Jamboree - Construction Paper Giant Squid
- May 26: Rockin' Robots - Robot Paper Bag Puppet
Tuesday, May 4 at 11:30 a.m.: Avocado Asks!
This is our first Tiny Tale with a Take & Make. Each week we will have a short and sweet family in-person storytime with a twist. Length: approximately 10-15 minutes. Seating is limited. Tickets available at the Reference desk 30 minutes prior to storytime start time. This program is geared for families with children of all ages. There will be a Take & Make available at the end of the storytime.
Thursday, May 6: Teen DIY! Desert Cactus
Did you know that almost all cacti are succulents, meaning they have thickened, fleshy parts adapted to store water? Stop by the teen zone to create your very own Desert Cactus. Teen DIY bags with supplies will be available for those teens who prefer to make their cactus at home. Available while supplies last. This program is geared for grades 6th-12th.
Tuesday, May 11 at 11:30 a.m.: Puzzles, Mazes, and More!
Join us for Tiny Tale with a Take & Make! Each week we will have a short and sweet family in-person storytime with a twist. Length: approximately 10-15 minutes. Seating is limited. Tickets available at the Reference desk 30 minutes prior to storytime start time. This program is geared for families with children of all ages. There will be a Take & Make available at the end of the storytime.
Take & Make Tuesdays
Stop by the Windmill Library every Tuesday to pick up a Take & Make activity bag. There will be a different craft or activity available every Tuesday to take home and enjoy. Available while supplies last. Take & Make activity bags are geared towards ages 2-11
Storytime is back starting May 4! Tiny Tale with a Take & Make
We’ve missed you all! Please join us for our short and sweet family in-person storytime with a twist. Length: approximately 10-15 minutes. Seating is limited. Tickets available at the Reference desk 30 minutes prior to storytime start time. This program is geared for families with children of all ages.
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