Craft Swap in the Main Library CreateSpace

Join us for a Sustainable Exchange!

Calling all crafters, creators, and DIY enthusiasts! It’s time to clear out your craft closets and join us for a fun-filled Craft Supply Swap event. Bring your surplus supplies and discover hidden treasures from fellow makers. Whether you’re in need of yarn, fabric, beads, or tools, there’s something for everyone.

Let’s reduce waste, inspire creativity, and foster a sense of community as we exchange materials and ideas. Engaging in creative activities like crafting can also positively impact mental health, providing a therapeutic outlet and promoting well-being.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to refresh your stash and connect with fellow crafting enthusiasts. Mark your calendars and get ready to swap your way to new crafting adventures!

Date: 26th of March

Time: 14:30 to 16:30 pm

Venue: CreateSpace Please take a moment to go through the participation guide below and register here for the event.

Register here

Participant Guide

Item Donation:

· Please bring items that are in good, usable condition.

· Avoid bringing items that are broken, damaged, or in poor condition.

· All items should be clean and free of stains, tears, or excessive wear.

· Participants may not receive items of equivalent value to those they donate, managing expectations accordingly.

Types of Items:

· Acceptable items for swapping include hard and soft craft supplies, games, stationery, fabric, books, plants, and skills for swap.

· Hard crafts include woodworking, metalworking, pottery/ceramics, glassblowing, jewellery making, leatherworking, etc. Soft crafts include fibre/textile crafts, clay crafts, paper crafts, beadwork, quilting, candle making, macramé, weaving, felting, painting, and more.

· Please refrain from bringing large furniture, appliances, or items that are difficult to transport.

· For the skill swap, participants can offer 1-hour sessions at their convenience. CreateSpace is accessible during all library hours.

Number of Items:

· Participants are required to bring at least one item or skill for swap.

Respectful Behaviour:

· Treat all participants with respect and courtesy.

· Avoid hoarding or taking more items than necessary.

· Be mindful of others’ preferences and interests when selecting items.

Swap Process:

· Participants will take turns selecting items, allowing each to pick up one item per turn.

· Rotation ensures fairness, with the number of turns adjusted to accommodate all participants and number of items.

Unclaimed Items:

· Any items that are not swapped or taken by the end of the session will be donated to charity (Free Shop) or responsibly disposed of.

· Participants are encouraged to take back any items they brought but did not swap and are more than welcome to bring them back for the next swap.

· In the event that items remain unclaimed and participants opt not to take back their items, provided the donor grants permission, other participants may select an item/s in exchange for a donation to CreateSpace.

By following these guidelines, we can create a positive and enjoyable experience for all participants. Thank you for your cooperation and contribution to our swap session!

We appreciate your understanding that CreateSpace cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage, or dissatisfaction resulting from participation in our events or activities. Participants engage at their own risk, acknowledging that CreateSpace does not guarantee the quality, safety, or suitability of items exchanged or services rendered. Thank you for your cooperation as we strive to provide enjoyable and safe experiences for all participants.



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