• Date: Sunday, March 24, 2024
  • Time:
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Branch: Sooke
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Do you have new or like-new art or craft supplies lying around that you know you’re never going to use? Are you looking to try a new hobby but don’t want to spend money until you’re sure it’s for you? Make sure to visit our CRAFT & ART SUPPLIES SWAP! You can donate your good condition art and craft supplies to help them find a new home and pick up some new-to-you items for free!

Please bring in your donations to the Sooke Library Branch ONLY from March 17-23 OR on the day of the event before 11 am. Come back on March 24 between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM for the swap! You do not have to donate to browse and take home items–all are welcome!

What can you bring in? Any clean, good-condition art and craft supplies that can be used to create! Including (but not limited to):

Art Supplies
Watercolors, artists paints (in tubes acrylic or oil), chalk paint (No quarts or gallons or interior/exterior paint), paint brushes, crayons, pastels, chalk, pencils, pens, markers, erasers, blenders, paper, stretched canvas, art board, rulers, sketch books, easels, collage supplies, scrapbooking supplies, paper, stickers, stamps and stamp pads, punches, embellishments, adhesives, photo albums, adhesive vinyl, maps, graph paper, large format paper, old photos and postcards.

Craft Supplies
Pipe cleaners, craft foam, feathers, adhesives, glitter, wine corks, string, twine, plastic canvas, wire, jewelry making supplies and tools, beads, clay (polymer clay and air hardening clay), clay tools, frames, mat board, gift wrap

Fabric and Fibre Arts
Fabric, zippers, buttons, thread, patterns, sewing needles, pins, trim, ribbon, elastic, closures, velcro, yarn, wool, felt, knitting needles, crochet hooks, felting tools, embroidery floss, embroidery hoops

Mason jars, decorative tins, coffee tins, Altoids tins, cigar boxes, beakers

*Important Note: Please only bring items that are in the type of condition that YOU would want to bring home. Unsuitable items or items not related to the art and craft supplies theme will not be accepted.

Presented in Partnership with Zero Waste Sooke and the District of Sooke.