Johnsburg The Friends of the Town of Johnsburg Library are hosting a jewelry making workshop with Judy Brown and Judy Monroe Jan. 23 at 3 p.m. Participants will be able to make a sterling silver pendant or earrings. This program is funded in part by the Friends of the Library so we are asking for a suggested $10 donation per person. Please call the library at 251-4343 or you can register on the Town of Johnsburg Library Facebook page.
The library has received a grant from LARAC for the library’s 7th Fiber Arts Series. Anna Poulos will teach a class March 23 from 10-4 on shibori dyeing. Students will create a design on a silk scarf to take home.
Sharon Eberhard will teach a beginning machine quilting class April 6 from 10-4. Participants are required to bring a portable sewing machine. A materials list will be provided in advance.
Linda VanAlstyne will teach a felting class April 13 from 10-4. Students will make a small crossbody bag.
Charlene Leary will teach a class where students will use fiber paints on canvas to make a wall hanging. This class will be held on April 27 from 10-4. These class are made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the NY State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NY State Legislature and administered by Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council.
Eric Gelber will be teaching us how to set-up a Facebook and Skype account Jan. 25 from 12-2. Eric will return Feb. 1 for another class TBA. Does anyone have a Nook or Kindle they no longer use? Library staff is available to show people how to download books and would appreciate donated devises to offer patrons for this purpose. The library would love to know what classes you would like to see held at the library. All programs are free but space is limited so call 251-4343 to register.
Don’t forget our ongoing programs. Preschool storyhour and crafts every Friday from 10-11. We also have a knitting circle Thursdays at 2:30. Beginners are welcome to join.