Skillshare @ DeKalb County Public Library

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, 2016, 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.

Skillshare @ DeKalb County Public Library programs have been for adult audiences, but this year we are accepting applications for programs aimed at both adults and teens.

If you have questions, contact:
DeKalb County Public Library, Adult Services – Skillshare Program
404-508.7190, ext. 2257


Please check back in September 2017, when the Skillshare program opens up for new applications again. Thanks.