Ombré Nail Art

Can’t get to the salon? Follow along with this easy tutorial to do your own ombre nail art!

You will need:
– Make up or cleaning sponge
– Nail file
– Clear nail polish, or base coat and top coat
– Nail polish remover
– 3 different colours of nail polish
– Cotton Swabs
– Paper to protect your table

1. File nails to desired shape and length
2. Apply base coat or clear coat and let dry
3. Apply a line of nail polish in each colour to the sponge, then gently tap the sponge a few times on your nail. Wait for this coat to dry, then repeat until the colour is thick enough.
4. Repeat step 3 for each finger nail.
5. Clean fingers with nail polish remover and cotton swabs.
6. Apply a top coat or clear coat
7. Admire your nails!

Music: Small Guitar from

Fold a Kusudama Flower

Learn to fold a kusudama flower! We miss doing crafts at the library with you, so let’s try one we can all do at home!

For this craft you will need:

– Paper (we used an old magazine), cut into 5 squares that measure 10 cm x 10 cm
– Glue
– A ruler
– Scissors (optional)

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

We’re so excited for our first meeting! Our first title is Bel Canto, by Ann Patchett.

We will meet “virtually” on Friday, April 17 at 2 pm for a full discussion, but feel free to post articles, thoughts, or questions in our Facebook group as you read!

The book can be downloaded here as an ebook, or here as an audiobook:

If you have any trouble with downloads, please contact