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Library Program

Main Library
Feb 8 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Queens & Seams

Featured artist Jovita Harper takes us on a textile adventure in the Jax Makerspace, sharing the origins, prints and symbolism of her favorite African fabrics. She will also demonstrate how she creates her award-winning clothing. (Kesha1)

Main Library
Feb 15 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm

Treat Yourself: Makeup Demo

Not sure of what are the latest trends for the month of L-O-V-E? Let local artist Ingrid Mathurin show you the way. Join us in the Jax Makerspace as she demonstrates a natural make up look and how to don a head wrap to compliment the look. (Kesha1)

Main Library
Feb 11 2017 -
10:30am to 12:30pm

Pen Your Kesha Story

Join us in the Jax Makerspace as Yvette Hyater-Adams will show us how to craft the stories of our names in a format to pass on to our descendants and the world. Hyater-Adams is a 2016 Community Foundation Art Ventures grant recipient and regional envoy for the United States Department of Arts and Culture. (Kesha1)

Main Library
Jan 28 2017 -
10:30am to 12:30pm

Writing Circle: creating your own State of the Union address

Please join us in the Jax Makerspace as Yvette Hyater-Adams will show us how to craft a personal State of the Union address. Ms. Hyater-Adams is a 2016 Community Foundation Art Ventures grant recipient and regional envoy for the United States Department of Arts and Culture.

Murray Hill Branch Library
Feb 1 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Celebrate Jimi Hendrix

In celebration of Black History Month please join us for a movie showing of Jimi Hendrix. The film combines live footage of Hendrix in concert with interviews with Hendrix's friends and contemporaries. Rated R(great for adults 18+) #AAHistory1#jpl50

Main Library
Feb 14 2017 - 4:00pm

Geronimo Stilton Valentine's Day Celebration

Come celebrate Valentine's Day the Geronimo Stilton way! Ages 6-12.

Argyle Branch Library
Feb 9 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

NEA Big Read/JaxReads Book Discussion: The Namesake

Join us for a lively discussion of the book by Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri that “deftly demonstrates how the familiar struggles between new and old, assimilation and cultural preservation, striving toward the future and longing for the past, play out in one particular set of foreign-born parents and their American-born children.” (from NEA Big Read) This program is free and open to the public. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Read1

Main Library
Jan 25 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Music Production with Audiotool

Make your own beats and tracks using the free web-based software at audiotool.com

Brentwood Branch Library
Jan 19 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Building Your Resume

This program provides teens an in depth look on how to create a good resume and learn to adapt their resume to specific jobs. We also will conduct simulation job interviews to help give these teens on what to expect in the workforce.

Main Library
Jan 19 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Robot Derby

Join us for a robot derby in the Jax Makerspace! Race your way through an obstacle course with Sphero and SPRK+ robots. All ages are welcome.(STEM1)

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