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Upcoming Programs

May
18
Sat
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.

 

 

Jul
20
Sat
Creative Exploration @ Westbank
Jul 20 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Create art with a variety of mediums (markers, crayons, colored pencils, daubers, watercolors). Turn on your imagination and meet friends at this fun program!

Tech Help @ Westbank
Jul 20 @ 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.

Jul
21
Sun
Minecraft Play @ Laura’s
Jul 21 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Come play Minecraft with friends at the library! Practice creating with redstone dust, building portals, and outsmarting mobs. Feel free to bring your own device. No prior experience needed. All ages welcome.

Jul
22
Mon
Infant Storytime @Westbank
Jul 22 @ 10:30 AM

YMondays, Infant Storytime, Westbank, 10:30am, for 0-12 monthsou’re never too young for storytime! Our littlest book lovers stroll in to Infant Storytime to hear fun songs, stories, and fingerplays, followed by open free play with other wee ones. Designed for children from 0 to 12 months old.   

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