On a Wing and a Prayer....

Friday, April 27, 2012

Summer Lectures and Workshops

KCLS Lectures
All KCLS programs are free to the public. Come early for a good seat. For the art workshops, you will need to register with the library as each workshop can accomodate only 12 people. For more info on KCLS programs, please visit www.kcls.org

Quilters and Their Stories
Quilters are not only creative and passionate about their art, but they also are amazingly diversified in their approach to quilting. "Celebrity" quilters such as Maya Angelou, Alice Walker, and Marie Osborne will be presented along with a variety of fabulous quilt artists such as Jane Burch Cochran, Pam RuBert, Jane Sassman, Michael Cummings, Carol Taylor, Noriko Endo and many others. At the end of the program Susan will preview the wide range of "quilt novels", a growing genre in contemporary fiction. (Detail image by Jane Burch Cochran "By Their Hands")

Sun, July 1, 2-3:30pm, KCLS Vashon
Tues, 7/24, 7-8:30pm,  KCLS Covington
Tues, 8/21, 7-8:30pm, KCLS Issaquah

Altered Books
Starting with a used hardback book of your choosing, learn how to create an altered book. Techniques will be shown for removing and adding pages, creating fold-out pages, sewn and glazed pages, tags and more. All other supplies are provided. Please call your library to register. Visit www.kcls.org for libary contact information.(Image by Susan Olds)
Sat, 6/30, 1-3:30pm, KCLS Kenmore

Memories are treasures to preserve. Starting with an accordian-style cardboard base, particpants will create front and back covers and 8 interior pages with their family photos, memorabilia and embellishments.(Please make card stock copies of your photos). For more information and to register, please call your library. Visit www.kcls.org for libary contact information.
Mon, 7/30, 6:30-8:30pm, KCLS Kirkland
Sat, 8/4, 2-4:30pm KCLS, Fairwood

Readers' Journals
Having trouble keeping track of all those books you've read and the ones you plan to read? In this workshop you will create your own reader's journal to include categories such as books read, books to read, vocabulary and quotes. Please bring a hard-back journal. All other supplies are provided. For more information and to register, please call your library. Visit www.kcls.org for libary contact information.
Sat, 8/11, 1-3:30pm, KCLS Bothell

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