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Artist-in-Residence Leesa Haapapuro

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Vandalia
Artist-in-Residence Leesa Haapapuro will be in the Opportunity Space creating a mosaic for the Quiet Reading Room.  Check the calendar for studio times to watch her work, or class times to help her create!


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Mosaic Class with Artist-in-Residence

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
Work with artist-in-residence Leesa Haapapuro to help create a mosaic for the Quiet Reading Room.  Patrons can create designs for both a permanent installation and temporary display.  Participants may pick up their piece after the temporary installation is taken down. For everyone, ages 5 and up. 
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Warm Comforts - Quilt Group

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kettering Moraine
Community Room
Working with donated materials, we create quilts, wheelchair and walker bags, pet beds, etc. for donation to those in need.
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Mosaic Class with Artist-in-Residence

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
Work with artist-in-residence Leesa Haapapuro to help create a mosaic for the Quiet Reading Room. Patrons can create designs for both a permanent installation and temporary display. Participants may pick up their piece after the temporary installation is taken down. For everyone, ages 5 and up.
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Make It Yourself Monday

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
West Carrollton
Meeting Room
Are you a maker?  Do you like to build things?  Do you like technology?  Do you like arts and crafts?  Stop by the library for a variety of projects you can make yourself!  All supplies are provided by the library.  No registration is required.
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Teen Art and Making

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Community Room A
Come enjoy an activity that is some part art, and some part making.  Examples include 3D printing, making stress balls, and painting and drawing. Grades 7th-12th. Limited to 15 people, first come first serve.
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Watercolor Landscape Class

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Vandalia
Community Room
Join artist Jaime Ferguson for a beginner watercolor class where you will create a beautiful, colorful landscape using the three primary colors. No experience necessary, and all supplies will be provided. Come for a fun and relaxing evening creating something unique and lovely!
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Get Crafty with Perler Beads

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Belmont
Meeting Room
Make your favorite character! Bring your own pattern or we can find it for you; all tools and materials supplied. 
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Mosaic Class with Artist-in-Residence

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
Work with artist-in-residence Leesa Haapapuro to help create a mosaic for the Quiet Reading Room.  Patrons can create designs for both a permanent installation and temporary display.  Participants may pick up their piece after the temporary installation is taken down. For everyone, ages 5 and up. 
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Basics of Machine Sewing - Sew an Ear Warmer

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest
Opportunity Space A
Learn how to use a sewing machine to make an ear warmer to take home with you when finished.  Then use your newly learned knowledge and skill throughout the rest of the month to drop in to use the sewing machines for your projects.   Class taught by The Ohio State University Extension program.
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Doodle & Craft

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Miami Township
Teen Edge Area
A no-talent-required art hour to doodle or craft something different each month using our supplies and prompts to get started.


Jan 25th: Agenda/Planner/Notebook Making
Feb 22nd: Altered Images
March 22nd: Morse Code Crafting
April 19th: Sharpie Art
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Random Fandom

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room
Celebrate your favorite fandoms with other superfans! Whether you like Supernatural, Doctor Who, YouTubers, or something else entirely, this is the place for you! 
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No-Sew Fleece Pillow for Adults

4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Northmont
Meeting Room
This is a no-sew beginner craft for adults.  Materials will be provided. Advanced registration is required. We will start promptly at 4:45pm as the library closes at 6:00pm.
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Geek Craft

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Join us for a geeky crafting time!
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Coloring, Puzzles and Games, What Fun!

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Westwood
Stop by Thursday afternoons for some relaxing fun.  Play a board game, work a puzzle or get those crayons moving.  All supplies provided.  
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Nerdfighter Night

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Belmont
Meeting Room
Place for teens to have fun while developing into people who will make the world a better place.

Relax over intricate coloring pages and thought provoking conversation with friends.

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Teen Cafe

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Burkhardt
Meeting Room
Enjoy some down time playing games, doing crafts, and hanging out with friends.
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Knitting Knots

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Trotwood
Meeting Room
Join us for an hour of knitting and weaving. All skill levels are welcome to attend, whether you want to learn something new or keep working on a project you've started.
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A Snowy Day

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Madden Hills
Meeting Room
A snow day at the Library.  Enjoy winter stories, crafts and treats.  Ages 5 -12.  
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Artist-In-Residence Studio Hours

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Vandalia
Opportunity Space

Watch artist-in-residence Leesa Haapapuro prepare glass for creating mosaics and finalize the artworks for the permanent and temporary installations in the Quiet Reading Room.

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New Lebanon Branch Stitchers

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
New Lebanon
Community Room
Can't find the time to work on your favorite craft project?  Join the New Lebanon Branch Stitchers for an hour on the fourth Saturday of every month.  Work on your project and socialize with other crafters. 
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Mosaic Class with Artist-in-Residence

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
Work with artist-in-residence Leesa Haapapuro to help create a mosaic for the Quiet Reading Room.  Patrons can create designs for both a permanent installation and temporary display.  Participants may pick up their piece after the temporary installation is taken down. For everyone, ages 5 and up. 
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Storytime at the Rosewood Arts Centre

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wilmington-Stroop
Foster an early love of art with storytime at Rosewood Gallery!  A librarian from Dayton Metro Libraries will share books and then a Rosewood instructor will lead a hands on craft.  Appropriate for children ages 3-6 years old.  Free and open to the public.   
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Mosaic Class with Artist-in-Residence

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Vandalia
Opportunity Space
Work with artist-in-residence Leesa Haapapuro to help create a mosaic for the Quiet Reading Room. Patrons can create designs for both a permanent installation and temporary display. Participants may pick up their piece after the temporary installation is taken down. For everyone, ages 5 and up.
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Cock-a-doodle-dooo! Celebrate the Chinese New Year at Westwood

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Westwood
It's the Year of the Rooster.  Taste and experience the Chinese New Year.  Find your sign in the Chinese zodiac.  Enjoy a story, make a craft and sample a delicious Asian delicacy.  
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