Pressed Pennies Keychain Craft

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Allowed Grades: 6th Grade to 12th Grade

Program Description

Pressed Pennies Keychain: Take & Make Craft 

  • Teens in grades 6-12.

A make-and-take Pressed Pennies Keychain Craft Kit will be reserved for the first 40 teens who register and will be available for pickup through July 31 at curbside pickup, on the Bookmobile, or at the Adult Services Desk.

During the registration window for this program, registration can be completed online below, by calling 309.590.6168, or in person at the Adult Services Desk.

Craft kits will include 2 pressed pennies, keychain ring, metal rings, and red/white/blue beads. Teens will need to provide needle nosed pliers or a similar tool to bend the rings open and closed. No online instruction – neither pre-recorded nor live – will be provided.


The Lincoln’s Festival Committee is pleased to present activities celebrating Abraham Lincoln and Route 66’s legacy in Bloomington-Normal. On Saturday, July 17, join the McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington Public Library, David Davis Mansion, and the Prairie Chickens Base Ball Team of McLean County for a variety of programs (most of which are free) that will appeal to all ages.

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