Art in Bloom 2017
Preview Party and Art Show
Gather with the Friends of Kemmerer Library at this popular biennial event where 35 artists display their paintings, jewelry, sculpture and more. Enjoy wine and hearty hors d’oeuvres by Ladida Catering while browsing through the gallery. Chat with the artists, and purchase unique artwork.
For a preview of the featured artists and artisans, please take a moment to visit our brand new event website, (the Paypal link is under construction and will be up and running soon!)
Pre-paid ticket price for Friday’s Preview Party is $50, and $60 at the door. On Saturday morning, the show is free to the public.
Support your Library. Contribute to your community. Come to Art in Bloom.
College Prep Workshops
For High School Students and Their Parents
Are you daunted by the prospect of searching for and applying to college and don’t know where to begin? Is so, don’t miss this great new series of 4 workshops, led by Katie Boyer, local resident and independent college consultant with many years of experience in the field. Each session will feature expert panelists. Please note: New Dates!
Refreshments will be served. Registration required, please.
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: Application Anxiety – Applying to colleges can feel stressful. What standardized test should I take? How and when do I send my scores? How do I send a transcript? What about recommendations? How many schools should I apply to? What should I write my essay about? Do I need to interview at my schools? Should I use the Common App, the Coalition App, or a school application? Should I apply Early Action, Early Decision, or Regular Decision? The application process can feel overwhelming. We will help make sense of choices available to students.
: They’ve picked me. Now I have to pick one of them. How do I pick which college to attend? – During this session, we will discuss all of the things to consider when making your final selection. We will discuss financial aid, scholarships, and overall cost of college. Other considerations might be majors, activities, distance from home, Greek life, and Job/Grad School placement. Helping a student pick the best fit requires looking at a variety of factors.
Making the transition to college. “Toto, we’re not in high school anymore…” For many students, college is the first time they will live independently. In this session we will discuss navigating new friendships, the realities of college parties, how to manage time, taking care of one’s physical and mental health, and learning how to manage personal finances.
Garden Art
Spring Flower Postcards
Children (age 5 and up) are invited to design a set of beautiful spring flower postcards, with expert instruction from Mrs Newlin. The postcards could be a wonderful way to thank teachers on Teacher Appreciation Day (May 2)!
Registration requested, please.
Mother’s Day Sweet Treat
Kids, Make Something Special for Someone Special!
Children (age 6 and up) are invited to join us to make a ‘Sweet Treat’ for a special lady in their life. Participants will learn about the process of making chocolate, create their own treats, and make and decorate a gift box to bring home.
Space limited! Registration requested, by May 8, please.
6th Grade Book Club
Chat & Chew
The 6th grade Book Club is underway. If you are in 6th grade, enjoy reading and chatting about books, this club is for you. Please come and join us!
The next book to be discussed will be ‘The Outsiders’ by S.E. Hinton. Snacks will be served!
Newcomers registration required, please.
Art4All — Acrylics for Beginners
There will be no class Thursday, April 13. If you would like to sign up for the class on April 20, please register below by Tuesday, April 18.
All levels are welcome. Just bring a canvas and paintbrushes. The Library supplies easels, paint, and palettes.
$20 per session.
Registration required, please, by Tuesday of the week of the Thursday session.
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