Build a Better World Through Art Journals

What is an Art Journal?

An art journal is taking an old book and recycling it into a new one. Basically, you’re taking the old book you have and you’re giving it a new cover. An art journal doesn’t just have to be for art, it can be used as a scrap book, a recipe book, a journal, and even a story book. Posted in the picture below is just one example of the covers of Art Journals.

What does this have to do with the Aurora Public Library?

On June 15 and June 29 from 2-5, we are offering a FREE Art Journal program for teens and adults. We will be offering two different types of art journals to choose from.

Is the program just for teens and adults?

The program is strictly for teens and adults, aged 13 and up.

What about materials?

Everything for the program will be provided. All you need to do is bring yourself and any unique items that you wish to place within your art journal.

How do we participate?

In order to create an Art Journal, you’ll need to call or venture into either one of our libraries and register for the program. We only have eight available spaces along with a waiting list.

What do you mean waiting list?

A waiting list is a list of names of people who wish to join the program, but joined after we already had our eight people. If we have a person that doesn’t show then the first person within that list will be called and asked if they are still interested in the program.

How long do we have to register?

Registration will start June 1 and it will end on June 10.

Posted in the picture below is just one of many examples of the inside of an art journal.

For more information, don’t hesitate to call 812-926-0646 and register for a spot today! We can’t wait to see you there!

Below are more examples of art journal covers and pages.

   

Build a Better World through Art with a Fused Glass Pendant!

If you enjoy crafting, jewelry, or learning a new skill, then this program is perfect for you! We’re Building a Better World through Art with this adult program!

On Thursday, June 15 at 1 p.m. at the Dillsboro Public Library, a Fused Glass Pendant program courtesy of the Framery will take place. Adults 18 and older will have the opportunity to create a pendant out of different pieces of glass. The pendants will then be taken back to the Framery and kiln-fired to fuse the glass pieces together to create a unique, one-of-a-kind necklace just for you.

Registration is required for this event, and as there are only fifteen spots, make sure you call or stop in and sign up early! This program comes at no cost to the patron which means that it’s absolutely free for you!

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity! Call the Library today for more information, or check out our newsletter!