San Rafael Public Library

Learn How to Make a DIY Mask

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Librarian Jill Tokutomi demonstrates how you can make your own mask.

Fu Mask pattern from freesewing.org

As mentioned, there is some conflicting information about if and how the public should be using masks at this time. Here are some resources to help you decide for yourself:

World Health Organization: When and how to use masks

New York TImes: More Americans Should Probably Wear Masks for Protection

BBC: Why Some Countries Wear Face Masks and Others Don’t

Science Mag: Would everyone wearing face masks help us slow the pandemic?

Don’t have elastic on hand? Salvage some from old stretchy articles of clothing:


 

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