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Icon of the event Asian Heritage Month: Henna Art
Sat May 28, 2016 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Port Union

Get a free simple henna design on your hand, in celebration of Asian Heritage Month. For all ages. Children under 12 must have a parent/guardian present to receive a henna application. This drop-in program will be held in t...

Icon of the event Poetry Saved Our Lives: Poetry Slam
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join the amazing, award-winning spoken word artist, Patrick de Belen, as he leads this workshop for youth. The workshop will provide youth with mentorship and artistic development opportunities, while allowing them to showcas...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Hands-On Calligraphy and Kimono Demonstration
Sat May 14, 2016 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

Presented by AJC Association for Japanese Culture, this hands-on workshop provides participants with an opportunity to write Japanese characters on Japanese paper with SUMI ink, as well as a chance to try out the kimono, a Ja...

Icon of the event Hamlet...A Puppet Epic! By Shakey Shake
Wed May 04, 2016 | 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Location: Jones

Plots! Schemes! Puppets! There's something awesome in the state of Denmark! Comic hijinks abound as Shakey-Shake and Friends tell the tale of Shakespeare's most famous tragedy in the lighthearted tradition of the Muppets. Cal...

Icon of the event Through the Lens
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

This unique and interactive art workshop will be both fun and educational for children and youth. Participants will create their own paintings, as they learn various techniques from emerging local artists. The program will ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Icon of the event Creativity Workshop for Adults
Tue May 24, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Eatonville

This workshop is for all adults who have an interest in the creative process. Through creativity exercises and activities such as memoir, creative writing, storytelling and visualization, they will learn practical techniques...

Icon of the event MAP Family Saturdays: Bata Shoe Museum visits Jones
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Now is your chance! Come to the library to touch and examine Bata Shoe Museum objects up close while learning the fascinating stories behind the s...

Icon of the event Youth Cartooning & Animation
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Animator and character designer, Enzo Avolio, leads this exciting workshop for youth. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V. He has designed characters on shows such as G...

Icon of the event Monday Night at the Movies
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Join us for a great movie. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch for a list of movie titles.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Icon of the event History of Asian Art
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join our club and learn the history of Asian Art, as well as how to create your own amazing pieces of artwork. From Chinese paper cutting to...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06