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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.

West Branch Library
Jan 20 2017 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Introduction to Android Tablets & Smartphones

Learn the basics in navigating your Android device. In this class, you will learn how to power on/off your tablet/phone, connect to the wifi, adjust settings, and download apps. devices1 download1

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

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)

Main Library
Feb 7 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Join us in the Jax Makerspace for a preview of the documentary airing on PBS Frontline as we celebrate the life and works of Maya Angelou. Learn how to write poetry – it’s easier than you think! – with Hope at Hand. (Kesha1)
(Blackhistory1) (Culturalfusion1) (JPL50)

Main Library
Feb 18 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

African Movement Dance Class

Slip on your comfortable clothes and get ready to move! Join us in the Jax Makerspace each week as instructors will teach different techniques in African dance. Led by Douglas Anderson School of the Arts instructors. (ArtsCrafts1) (Kesha1)

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