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Share Your Arts and Crafts, Hobbies and Skills with Your Community

Skillshare brings together people willing to share their special knowledge and skills related to their hobbies or crafts with others through library-hosted workshops.

Are you skilled at gardening, canning, tailoring, documentary making or something else you're willing to share? If so, submit an application by October 1, 2014, to participate in Skillshare @ DeKalb County Public Library.

To take part in the Skillshare program, please complete the application below or visit any DeKalb County Public Library branch for a paper application.

We hope you'll want to partner with DeKalb County Public Library and present a workshop for your neighbors.

Sample workshop ideas for Skillshare @ DeKalb County Public Library:

  • Pickling and Home Canning
  • Making Homemade Baby Food
  • Rough and Ready Sewing Basics and Tailoring
  • Learn to Create Your Own Yarn
  • How to Plan and Enjoy a Multi-Day Bike Trip
  • Green Housecleaning
  • Producing a Documentary from Scratch
  • Natural Dyeing Techniques
  • Gardening
  • Basic Bike Maintenance
  • Glass Etching
  • Worm Composting
  • Make Your Own Butter
  • Lectures on History, English or Science

Skillshare @ DeKalb County Public Library presenters are sharing their skills on a voluntary basis. Skillshare programs are free and open to the public.

If you have questions, contact:
DeKalb County Public Library, Adult Services – Skillshare Program
404-370.8450, ext. 2257
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The Skillshare application will be available soon, please check back.

  • Application deadline for workshop leaders: October 1, 2014
  • Notification date: End of October 2014
  • Class Season: January – April 2015
Title of your workshop
Description of your workshop
List skills or knowledge that will be required of workshop participants
Outline what you will do during your two-hour workshop (Please be as specific as possible.)
open floor space
instructor table
tables for participants
electrical outlets
CD player
List your experience or any certification you have for conducting a workshop
By checking this box, I understand that I am sharing my skills on a voluntary basis.


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