Grow Your Own Crystal Hybrid Program

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Registration for this event is no longer open.
Allowed Grades: 3rd Grade to 5th Grade

Program Description


Learn how to use borax and water to grow a crystal in the shape of your name! You will need access to a microwave, a heat-safe bowl, pair of scissors, a measuring cup, and (optional) food coloring for this program. All other materials will be provided by the Library.

A bag with provided materials (and your child's name on it) will be available on the green cart in the Main Level Lobby during Contactless Pick-up or Express Service Hours starting Monday, September 14th.

You will be able to view the program starting on September 14th by following this link to our YouTube channel.

Registration required.

Note that this craft uses borax, which is unsafe to place in contact with your eyes or mouth. It can also cause skin irritation if placed in direct contact with your skin. Please keep out of reach of young children and pets.



The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.