How can you paint the rhythm of a drum or the sound of a piano? Join us at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17 for a live zoom tour and workshop where we will explore the ways in which modern artists such as Pollock, Matisse, Bearden, and others were inspired by the Jazz age. Following a presentation and tour of the barn studio, we’ll work alongside an educator from the Jackson Pollock estate as she demonstrates techniques for creating abstract art inspired by music. Have paint, drawing , or collage supplies on hand. Please register.
Virtual Author Visit
Teens who participated in this summer’s Read It Forward program have the opportunity to join other Capital Region readers for this Upper Hudson Library System Zoom event. Join us at 6pm,
Wednesday, Aug. 10, to meet Lauren Wolk, author of “Beyond the Bright Sea”. This program is open to grades 6 and up. Please register to receive the Zoom link.
Summer Reading BINGO
From July 1 thru Aug. 26, patrons of all ages can play summer reading BINGO. Pick up a new game card at the library, or print one out from the website, every two weeks. Complete two lines in any direction to win a bookmark, pin or magnet. Complete the entire card to pick a prize from the prize box. No registration needed.
Grab & Go
Sign up online to pick up a kit and enjoy some creative time. These are easy projects that will relax and inspire the artist in you. Kits can be picked up during regular library hours, Monday, Aug. 15.
Registering: You can register in person, by phone (518-765-2791) or using our online calendar at http://voorheesvillelibrary.org/calendar.asp.
— Lynn Kohler