Tag: Art

Sensory Story Time (Ages 2 and 3) Thursdays @ 10:30 AM

Creative Words May 25 017 Join us for an exceptional exploratory class: Sensory Story Time! Some story times are too long! Some classes are too easy. Sensory Story Time is just right for your two or three year old who is almost ready for full story time but may still be challenged by so much structure. Join us for one story, followed by an opportunity to play with sensory and art activities that reinforce what… Read more

Art in Nature Exhibit ~ Eva McDermott ~ Photography on display until January 17, 2020

Eva McDermott Photography2019The photography exhibit “Art in Nature” consists of about 40 color and B&W images created by water, wind, fire, and geothermal energy. The exhibit is a combination of intimate landscapes as well as natural abstract scenes. Hope you enjoy my photographic vision. About Eva McDermott: Photography has been my hobby, my passion for many years. My photographic journey began when I was a teenager when I bought my first camera,… Read more

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace – Sponsored by the Lions Club (Ages 11-13)

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace Youth ages 11-13 are invited to enter the Atkinson Lions Club’s poster contest. This year’s theme is: Journey of Peace. Create a 2D poster representing the theme of peace. Full contest rules and supplies are available at Kimball Library. Visit Kimball Library  to pick up supplies and to find out more information. Everything you need can be found in the children’s room. You can work… Read more

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace – Sponsored by the Lions Club (Ages 11-13)

Poster Contest: Journey of Peace Youth ages 11-13 are invited to enter the Atkinson Lions Club’s poster contest. This year’s theme is: Journey of Peace. Create a 2D poster representing the theme of peace. Full contest rules and supplies are available at Kimball Library. Visit Kimball Library  to pick up supplies and to find out more information. Everything you need can be found in the children’s room. You can work… Read more

Sensory Story Time (Ages 2 and 3) Thursdays @ 10:30 AM

Creative Words May 25 017 Join us for an exceptional exploratory class: Sensory Story Time! Some story times are too long! Some classes are too easy. Sensory Story Time is just right for your two or three year old who is almost ready for full story time but may still be challenged by so much structure. Join us for one story, followed by an opportunity to play with sensory and art activities that reinforce what… Read more

Painting Planet Earth (Register Grades K-5) Mon, July 29th @ 6:30 PM

Isn’t it beautiful? The above photo was taken by the Apollo 11 spacecraft 50 years ago. It was taken from 158,000 km (98,000 miles) away during the translunar injection on July 16, 1969. This summer we’ve learned all about the universe around us, and now it is time to join us for a special look at our own planet Earth. We’ll research and record some interesting facts about our home,… Read more

Art Contest Exhibit and Award Ceremony (All Ages) April 29th @ 6PM

  Join us in celebration of our wonderful artists and artwork submitted for the Create a Character Art Contest! Contestants will receive recognition certificates and prizes will be given to contest winners. Come one, come all to view the artwork and meet the artists. Light snacks will be provided. Please register for this event. REGISTER HERE… Read more

‘Create a Character’ Art Contest (Gr. K-12) SUBMISSION DEADLINE 4/19

Contest: Create a Character! Put your creativity and reading together! Pick out a character that can appears in a book that can be found in our children’s department. Use paper, paints, crayons, clay, markers, or any other type art medium to make your own version of the character. Work on it at home, at school, or anywhere you feel creative! Spend hours or weeks perfecting your art work. Submissions will… Read more

Ink Blot, Creative Dot! (Grades K-5) Monday, Feb 25th @ 6:30 PM

Splat! Dot! Squish! Blot! Start with some paint, some paper, and an active expression of creativity. Learn about how artists use unique art techniques like sponge squishing and splatting to make masterpieces and read about creative artists like you! Then, turn your drying dot, splat or sploshed paint into a character, person, animal, or artistic scene! Wear clothes AND SHOES you can get dirty and join us for a creative… Read more

Crazy for Cars (All Ages) March 1st Anytime between 10:30AM and 1:00 PM

Come and play with toy cars like you never have before! We’ll have painting with car wheels, build your own race course and enjoy a WHEELY fun sensory bin. Please feel free to drive on in anytime between 10:30 am and 1:00 pm. Whether you’re currently crazy about cars or you’re automobile enthusiasm has yet to take off, join us for this fun event.   REGISTER HERE… Read more