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New creative arts database, free with your library card

Explore creative arts tutorials for all skill levels and ages
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Have you tried the BWG Library’s latest creative arts database? Meet Creativebug, the latest in art and craft education!  Creativebug works with renowned artists to create easy to follow classes, which are offered to you free with your library card. By using Creativebug you’ll enjoy unlimited access to over 1,000 online art and craft classes. Watch the classes anytime, anywhere. Since the classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. No pressure, just possibilities!

On Creativebug, you can easily find:

  • Classes on knitting, crochet, art and design, paper, sewing, quilting, jewelry, kids, food, home and more!
  • New classes from top artists are released daily, so your learning experience can keep evolving. 
  • Downloadable patterns, templates and recipes are available at the click of a button. 
  • Thousands of classes allow you to explore creative projects at every skill level. 

Getting Started

  • Download the Creativebug app or go to You will need to enter your library card number.
  • It will then ask you to create an account with your name, email and password.
  • Start crafting! Select from the top bar:
    • Classes in any of the crafting categories listed. Limit the search by subject or skill level.
    • The inspiration tab will show you inspirational feeds, the pattern library, collections, blogs and more.
    • CBTV (Creativebug Television) will show you a deeper look at the artists’ processes, studios and lives.
    • Daily Practice tab features new art each month.

For more information on using this new database or any other resource, please message the BWG Library through Facebook at or email