Saturday Storytime

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Rotating librarians will read one or two picture books and have an activity afterwards, recommended for ages 2-5 and their families. No registration, repeats every Saturday except for holidays, until June.

Cross Stitch Class

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Have you wanted to learn how to cross stitch, but didn’t know where to start? Or need to brush up on your skills? In this workshop, Friends of the Library member Wendy Audley will show participants how to cross stitch a patriotic design onto a dish towel. It’s great way to learn how to and what materials are needed to cross stitch. Plus, you get to take home your artwork! … Read More

David Pippin Flower Arrangement Presentation

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David Pippin will be at the Library to demonstration his floral arrangement techniques. He will be available for questions. His arrangements will be given as door prizes at the end of the presentation. About David Pippin: David Pippin was born and raised in Louisa County, Virginia. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education. Prior to founding David Pippin, Inc. in 2000, he … Read More

Spring Crafting Events

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Part 2 What: In part two, we’ll show you how to make customized cards for any occasion. We’ll be using die-cuts, stamps, and other scrapbooking techniques to make a unique gift card. All materials needed will be supplied, but feel free to bring your own scrapbook paper if there’s a pattern you prefer. This event is geared for adults and those with some knowledge of crafting. Register for one or … Read More

Mini Art Quilt Workshop

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Jennifer Reis returns and will teach participants how to make a mini art quilt to take home. No materials are needed. This event is for adults, 18 or older; ability to thread a needle is required. Register here: https://forms.gle/9v5nedUDPVJG5EjZ6

Artful Mending Workshop

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Join us and teacher Jennifer Reis to give your clothes a new life with “artful mending!” Participants will learn to use creative patching, embroidery, and embellishing to repair and refresh clothing. All supplies to repair will be provided; participants will need to bring clothing to mend like jeans, shirts, and jackets made of cotton, linen, and wool. Some percentage of synthetic material (like polyester) is fine, but it needs to … Read More

Storytime with Sophia the READ Dog

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Join us and Sophia the READ-trained dog for a special monthly storytime! Carol Smith will read a story book, followed by a craft or an activity. These storytimes are suggested for children 2-5 years old. *Please note! May’s storytime will take place on Tuesday, May 21, instead of the 4th Tuesday.

Draw Out Your “Matter”

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Join us and graphic novel author, Laura Lee Gulledge, for a creative teen workshop called Draw Out Your “Matter,” a word and art exercise for dealing with your inner critic, expressing your self, and beginning journaling. This event is made for teens and young adults. Pen and paper will be supplied. Registration is not required but recommended: https://forms.gle/Wz5cbL5yDe9ptxFy5 Her website: http://www.whoislauralee.com/work.html

Holiday Crafting (Part 2)

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Come make Holiday crafts with us, again! We’ll be making live boxwood centerpieces. All supplies will be provided for adult and teen participants. Warm apple cider will be available. Please contact the Library to register, or sign up here: https://forms.gle/pBsrn6TgVpsNu3Gr8

Painting Class with Carol Mitchell

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This is part two of the series, which builds off of the skills learned in Part 1. Learn how to paint a wintry welcome sign for your house or office with local artist Carol Mitchell during this two-Saturday workshop. All art supplies art provided for adult and teen participants. Registration is currently full, but if you would like to sign up for the waitlist, please contact the library or sign … Read More