Click here to join Percussion and Strings Craft with Barbara Attwell, a live virtual program happening at 4:30pm. Limited supplies will be available at both libraries for pick up between 11am-6pm Monday – Saturday on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you’re having difficulties, please refer to Zoom’s support information. Westbank Library is unable to provide tech assistance during the program. Please contact if you would like to schedule tech help or if you would like additional information regarding this library program.

Percussion and Strings

Assemble a band with items from you own kitchen. Recycled tin cans will make drums and shakers, and an embroidery hoop will make a mini-mandolin. Start saving those tin cans!

If you can’t attend the program, you can find the instructions for your own crafts here.

Instructor Barbara Attwell is an award-winning professional artist and dedicated crafter. Nature is her inspiration and to that end she is also a Texas Master Naturalist and occasional environmental educator. She is passionate about instilling a love of art and of all things wild –  both of which are central to the human experience. Her work can be seen at