Tag: Painting

Alone Together: Curated Content for Staying at Home

Home quarantining and social distancing are the right things to do at this time. However, that does not mean they’re easy. Attached is a curated list of high quality tools, tours, classes, and connections to artists and teachers that can be accessed for free over the web. Explore the list to keep yourself and your family entertained, and maybe even learn something new! Click the link: Alone Together Ideas to… Read more

Craft, Paint and Color (Adults) ~ Fridays, 10:30 – 12:30

Come unwind, de-stress and create every Friday at 10:30. In this fun Friday meet-up, folks dabble in painting, coloring or creative crafting using oil, acrylic, watercolor, pen and pencil. They work on canvas, wood and sketchpads and coloring books. Research shows that creative activities help you relax. This is an open time so feel free to stay the entire time, leave early or come late. Remember this is a no… Read more

February Staycation Events! Register Now!

Join us during the last week of February for a fun staycation! Come to the Kimball Library for crafts, games, snacks and lots of fun for all ages! Bring a friend with you! *Each program requires separate registration. Non-residents welcome! Click the name of the event to sign up!*   Monday 2/24/2020 Dog Man K-9 Comic Workshop @ 3-4:30 PM (Grades 1-5) Anime Club @ 6:30-7:30 (Grades 6-12) Tuesday 2/25/2020… Read more

Chill Out and Paint (Grades 5-12) Friday Feb 28 @ 2:30 PM

Give yourself some time to unwind, kick back,  and see where your paintbrush takes you. We’ll be watching a few classic tutorials while we work, so everyone can follow along or go their own way. Come for the full two hours or drop in for a minute to paint some happy clouds; it’s all up to you. Paints, brushes, and canvas will be provided. To attend this event, please register… 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

‘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

April Staycation Events 4/22-4/29

staycation   Please open the entire post to access each registration link that is highlighted in RED.  Sign up early to avoid disappointment!   Items that have the strikeout font are already full to capacity.     Mon. April 24th  10:30 -11:00am: Travel Musically Around the World. Kids ages 0-6 will be exposed to different languages through music. Mon. April 24th 2:30-4:30pm: Kids Knit-a-Bit. Pre-registered youth ages 9-19 are learning to knit!… Read more

KIDZ Coloring & Painting: 4/28/16 10:30-12:30 (Register Age 4 & Up)

Are you curious about the new trend in adult coloring?  Bring your child to the children’s room for some coloring and painting that is child-friendly — meanwhile, you can sneak over and try out some coloring with adults in the meeting room.  We don’t expect to supervise your child for 2 hours of coloring and/or painting, but they are welcome to stay in the children’s room as long as they… Read more