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Get ready for the holidays with Brampton Library! Get crafty in our 12 Days of Creativity programs making holiday cards, gift tags and stickers, wrapping paper, ornaments, collages, and paper wreaths, or pop into our makerspaces to use our 3D printers, vinyl cutters, and button makers for your personal projects.  

New to Brampton? Join the Newcomer Bus Tour to explore City landmarks and experience the holiday lights at Gage Park! 

12 Days of Creativity

Jingle All the Way to Creativity!

'Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to spread holiday cheer than by getting crafty at Brampton Library? We've got a sleigh-full of festive programs lined up to make your holidays extra special. So, dust off your creative spirit and join us for a jingle-filled journey of DIY delight!

Holiday Card Extravaganza!

There's nothing like receiving a heartfelt card, and making one is even more magical! Join us for a card-making bonanza where glitter, glue, and good vibes collide. Whether you're into traditional red and green or prefer a whimsical winter wonderland, we've got the supplies to turn your card into a masterpiece that will sleigh the competition.

Four Corners                     Saturday, December 2                 10:30 a.m.— 12:30 p.m.

Register through our calendar of events to attend. 

Can’t attend in person? Try Maria Carluccio’s Creativebug tutorial on Holiday Card Making

DIY Gift Tags and Stickers

Don't let your presents go unnoticed under the tree! Craft your own personalized gift tags and stickers that scream “holiday spirit”. Learn best practices when making stickers with the Cricut machine, we've got the templates and tools to make your gifts stand out like Rudolph's nose on a foggy night.

Mount Pleasant Village                           Monday, December 4                     6:30 — 8:30 p.m.

Register through our calendar of events to attend.

Can’t attend in person? Try Courtney Cerutti’s Creativebug tutorial on Gift Tag and Sticker Making.

Wrap It Up with Wow: DIY Wrapping Paper with Visual Arts Brampton

Why settle for store-bought wrapping paper when you can create your own? Unleash your inner artist and design wrapping paper that will have everyone at the gift exchange asking, "Where did you get that?" From hand-drawn patterns to festive fingerprints, the possibilities are endless!

Four Corners                                    Wednesday, December 6                       6:30 — 8:30 p.m.

Register through our calendar of events to attend.

Can’t attend in person? Try Courtney Cerutti’s Creativebug tutorial on Wrapping paper.

Ornamentation Station: Create Your Own Keepsakes

Deck the halls with handmade ornaments! Our makerspace turns into an ornamentation station where you can craft ornaments that capture the spirit of the season. From classic baubles to quirky characters, your tree will be the talk of the tinsel town.

Gore Meadows                                  Friday, December 8                                 1:30 — 3:30 p.m.

Register through our calendar of events to attend.

Can’t attend in person? Try Creativebug’s tutorials on Ornament making.

Collaging Cheerful Gifts with Megha

Why stop at just wrapping paper? Take your gift presentation to the next level by learning the art of gift collaging. Mix and match colours, textures, and themes to create a gift that's almost too pretty to unwrap (but we hope they do!).

Join collaging artist, M, from Monsoon Art, in this one-of-a-kind collaging session! Learn how to select street style and cultural images, capture clippings specific to historical fashion, and work with graffiti, contemporary, and hip hop art, as well as old-fashioned textile illustrations. Mix and match colours, textures, and themes to create a gorgeous gift.

M holds a diploma in Fashion Techniques and Design from George Brown College and a Master’s degree in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing from Polimoda in Florence, Italy.

Four Corners                                       Sunday, December 10                           1:30 — 4 p.m.

Register through our calendar of events to attend.

Can’t attend in person? Try Danielle Krysa’s Creativebug tutorial on Collaging.

Paper Wreaths: Deck the Walls

Who says wreaths are just for doors? Join us in making stunning paper wreaths that will deck your walls with festive flair. From holly and ivy to snowflakes and stars, your handmade wreath will be the perfect addition to your holiday decor.

South West                                       Tuesday, December 12                            6:30 — 8:30 p.m.

Register through our calendar of events to attend.

Can’t attend in person? Try Amber Kemp-Gerstel’s Creativebug tutorial on Paper wreaths.

In our makerspaces

Craft unique DIY gifts with our makerspace equipment -- free to use with your Brampton Library card: 

  • 3D printers
  • Button makers
  • Cricuts and other cutting machines
  • Digitization technology
  • Sewing and other textile-based equipment*

*Makerspace equipment varies by branch. Visit our makerspace page for details and equipment availability. 

Want to use the makerspace, but not sure where to start? Try one of our introductory programs to learn more: 

Newcomer Bus Tour

Explore Brampton with us!

Join us to visit city-wide attractions, in proud partnership with Brampton Transit and generously sponsored by Toronto Pearson. Newcomers who arrived in Brampton after January 1, 2020, this tour is for you! Space is limited. Please arrive early with ID to pick up your free Library card. Register through our calendar of events.

Springdale Branch Library

December 5            10 a.m. — 1 p.m. 

December 7            6 — 9 p.m.

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