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Upcoming Programs

John Warner: A Watercolor Experience [Art Exhibit] @ Laura’s @ Laura's Library
May 18 – Aug 8 all-day


Join us at Laura’s Library this summer for an art exhibit featuring the beautiful watercolor landscapes of John Warner.

John Warner holds a PhD in Physics and Astronomy. His career included teaching and research at the University of Minnesota, working at NASA, serving as a scientific representative to a U.S. Senator, and founding two companies that helped to develop laser technologies for treating human eyes and whitening teeth.

His interest in watercolor started when he was 16 and took a class from an artist in his neighborhood. He went on to take more courses in this medium over the next 50 years. Now retired, John teaches watercolor to the residents of Belmont Village. His style is what he calls “loose” watercolor. He enjoys letting the paint show the unique characteristics that only watercolors can create.

All proceeds from the sale of John’s work will be donated to the library. He can be reached by email.


Are you an artist interested in exhibiting your work at the library? Visit our Art at Laura’s page to find out more, see past shows, and submit your samples.



Will Parker Music @ Laura’s
Jun 15 @ 10:30 AM

Will Parker: Music for Kids Ages 1-100!

Join us for a whimsical and interactive musical performance by Will Parker.

Will Parker will play guitar and harmonica and sing original songs for kids of all ages. Come ready to sing along, dance, high-five, and give suggestions for an improvised song! From “The Royal Fancy Pigeon” to the “Fairy Lobsters,” Will’s imaginative musical creations are guaranteed to spark creativity and joy in the hearts of kids and families everywhere.

Will Parker is an award-winning children’s musician from Texas. He regularly tours the country, playing high-energy shows for kids. He sings and accompanies himself on guitar and harmonica, and performs original songs from his albums, Animal Maniac and Imagine Land. Will is also a theatre educator and an improviser. He has a passion for building arts-based communities and helping people of all ages discover the confidence they need to unlock their innately creative selves.

Building Exploration @ Westbank
Jun 15 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

We’ll have building materials for you to stack, create, and construct with. What will you build? Turn on your imagination and meet friends at this fun program!

Tech Help @ Westbank
Jun 15 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Get help with technology from tech-savvy teen volunteers! Bring your devices (phones, tablets, laptops) or questions about social media, apps, and more to Westbank Library. You will get one-on-one help with all your technology questions.

Tech help will be available on Tuesday evenings, 4:30pm to 6:30pm and Saturday afternoons, 2pm to 4pm.

Scratch Coding Play @ Laura’s
Jun 16 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Explore scratch coding with friends. Feel free to bring your own device. No prior experience needed. All ages welcome.

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