In honor of the Art IS Education month, all the Alameda County Library branches are offering more than 100 free art events for youths of all ages and their family to explore their creativity and to learn how art can bring positive changes to ourselves, our community and our world. At Centerville Library, we have planned a busy month full of fun activities and here is the listing of them:
|Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, during open Hours
Thursday, March 7, 16, 23, during open hours
Seasons Kirigami Art Project
Kids and teens of all ages are invited to participate in making scenes of the seasons with kirigami paper cutting art. From flowers and butterflies to pine trees and snowflakes, there are countless patterns you can create. All materials are provided, so just bring your creativity and imagination and stop by anytime during library open hours. The project will be put on display in the Children’s Area after completion.
|Thursday, March 7, 3:30-5:30 P.M.
Mandala Paper Quilt Workshop
This fun workshop for families will be led by Teaching Artist Lilli Lanier. This project uses basic traditional kirigami paper cutting techniques to create colorful, layered, mandala paper quilt squares. All ages welcome, and all materials will be provided.
|Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, 2:00-2:30 P.M.
Join instructor Sunita Raj in this fun Bollywood dance learning program for children 18 to 48 months old and their parent. Space is limited, so a ticket is required to attend. Free tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to the program.
|Thursday, March 28, 4:00-4:30 P.M.
Read-To-Me Storytime Special Session
In this special story time session, children aged 2 to 6 years old will enjoy art-themed stories and receive a coloring or activity sheet. No registration is required..
For a complete listing of all the events at Alameda County Libraries, please click HERE