Final summer events scheduled at Elizabeth Taber Library
MARION – The Elizabeth Taber Library is rounding out the summer with a schedule of events for kids and adults.
Join artist Jeanine Cappuccino for twice monthly adult art workshop classes.
Cappuccino is an art teacher who lives on Cape Cod and works in a variety of mediums from painting to sketching to ceramics.
The first class is Thursday, Aug. 11, 6-7:30 p.m. and will teach attendees to create a sketch journal.
The elements of creating realistic qualities in sketching will be the focus of the class.
The second class will be on Aug. 27 from 10-11:30 a.m. and will be about perspective.
Learn about one and two point perspectives, then apply those techniques to landscape sketching of Marion landmarks.
The class will include a walk around Marion.
Sign up at the library for one or both classes.
For kids who want to craft, join author Alec Carvlin for an interactive reading of his picture book, “How to Bake a Universe” on Friday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.m.
Alec Carvlin is an author and designer who graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in classical studies. “How to Bake a Universe” is his debut picture book.
Visitors will do cosmic crafts inspired by the story.
Celebrate the end of summer reading with an ice cream social and splash party on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be lawn games, ice cream, sidewalk chalk, and a splash pad. The event is sponsored by Kool Kone.
Check out the new miniature bookstore at the library, Reading Room Books. Books, DVDs, and gifts are available to all for purchase in the front reading room. All purchases will benefit the Elizabeth Taber Library.
These programs are brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
For more information on the Elizabeth Taber Library visit www.ElizabethTaberLibrary.org or call at 508-748-1252.