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My first thought is don't. There are lots of libraries at CadSoft EAGLE Libraries produced by others and by manfacturers. For example I found a Samtec library for some surface mount headers I was interested in using.   If you can't find a part or the libraries you do find don't seem to work then it is possible to make your own components and it's not too difficult. I found some good tutorials on the web   http://www.baldengineer.com/blog/2014/01/03/eagle-create-custom-library/ http ...
In my previous post on Starting out with Eagle I followed Jeremy Blum's tutorial to build a 555 timer circuit using Eagle's schematic editor. I've now followed the next video and put together a PCB.   Before moving on from your schematic to PCB, I strongly advise running through the ERC or "Electrical Rule Check", this will tell you if you've done things like shorting the powersupply, left pins unconnected or in my case appear to have connected two nets but have actually just overlaped the ...
A few projects have come up recently where it would have been useful to make my own PCBs. I've made do with breakout boards and stripboard to complete them. I also need to put together some schematics for things like my Topsy Turvy clock project. I have had a bit of a play with Fritzing but it does seem a bit limited in its parts library which I find frustrating. Given this I've decided to look at Eagle from CADSoft, it's a much more sophisticated PCB CAD tool with extensive parts libraries. It ...