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Zero Waste Design and Sewing - Workshop

Part II - Sewing Workshop - Registration required.

Use the sewing machines and serger in our Innovation Lab to construct a project using zero waste principles. Participants will have a choice of two projects - a bag or a woman’s top. Bring their own fabric or use what is supplied by the instructor. Pop into the library for detail handout. Needles and some thread will be supplied.

Zero Waste Design and Sewing

Part I - Presentation - October 21st

This presentation, led  by Chris Nielsen, will give you an introduction to "Zero Waste Sewing", one of the hottest trends in both industrial and home sewing. She will present a historical overview of how fabric has been shaped to make clothing. She will supplement her talk with garments she has made to illustrate various design and construction techniques. Registration required. See below.

Part II - Sewing Workshop November 4th - Registration required. Go to November 4th to register.

A Gathering / Pjila'si

Join us in a celebration of Mi'kmaq culture!

This event features the debut of the Moving Through Drummers, a group of young people who recently completed a drum-making workshop with Brian Knockwood. They will share the songs they learned from him using drums they made themselves.

Basket-weaving with Della Maguire.

Dancing and Regalia with Jenna Melanson.

Marlene Joudry will demonstrate how to make medicine bags. 

Explore our Three Sisters garden.

Learn Mi'kmaq words.

Writers' Circle

Need incentive to finish your novel, your short story, or your poem? Here's your chance to join others for writing exercises, brain storming, feedback, and encouragement. Everyone welcome to share their work and their constructive criticism in a positive environment. For more information please call the library at 902-684-0103

Library Gala Days Celebrations

Drop in to the Berwick & District Library for activities throughout the day:

  • StoryWalk - outside all day
  • Spin to win - all day
  • Snacks - all day
  • Pop-Up Activity - make slime in your favourite colour - 1-3 pm
  • Book displays on apples, farming, and our local heritage.

Visit the Gala Day website or Facebook page for details about events around town.


Hantsport Innovation Lab OR One-on-One Tech Help

Book a one hour session in our Mobile Innovation Lab to learn how to use the equipment now available.  This lab will be in the Hantsport Library for the months of July and August. Our instructor will provide an orientation to the equipment of your choice.  Once it has been determined (by the instructor) that you are comfortable with the equipment, you'll be able to book the lab whenever the library is open, and use the equipment unsupervised.
Equipment available:
3D Printer
Cricut Maker
Cricut Heat Press
Brother 3534DT Serger