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December 2017 Art-related Events at the Plano Public Library

Plano Public Library Events
http://www.planolibrary.org
December 2017

Davis – 7501-B Independence Pkwy, Plano, TX 75025 – 972-208-8000
Haggard – 2501 Coit Road, Plano, TX 75075 – 972-769-4250
Harrington – 1501 18th Street, Plano, TX 75074 – 972-941-7175
Parr – 6200 Windhaven Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093 – 972-769-4300
Schimelpfenig – 5024 Custer Road, Plano, TX 75023 – 972-769-4200

calendar: Plano Public Library info for arts-related events December 2017 (doc)


Hand Drawn Animation – Learn how to create your own cartoons! We’ll supply the pencils and paper, you’ll supply the imagination. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. All ages
Davis Sat Dec 2 3pm

18st AIRSpace Workshop: Woven Christmas Tree Ornaments – Create a unique tree-shaped ornament by weaving pipe cleaners or sticks as weft through a yarn warp. All ages
Harrington Sat Dec 9 2pm

Makey Makey Poetry – Combine art, words, and technology! Create artwork inspired by a poem we supply. Then, use Makey Makey to connect your artwork to a computer and “play” the poem! Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. All ages
Haggard Sat Dec 16 3pm

18st AIRSpace Workshop: Handwoven Note Cards – Make decorative greeting cards for a special someone by needle weaving. All ages
Harrington Sun Dec 17 2pm

Calligraphy for Beginners – Improve your writing skills and get an introduction to calligraphy, which can be used for signage, lettering, invitations or just for fun! Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Adults
Schimelpfenig Tue Dec 19 7pm

Virtual Reality Painting Demo – Explore painting in 3D with the HTC Vive and Tiltbrush in a hands-on demo. All classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required, space is first come, first-served. Ages 13 & up
Parr Wed Dec 20 4pm

Winter Wonderland – Cold got you feeling frozen? Warm up with winter-themed crafts and activities! Ages 2-6
Davis Thu Dec 21 10:30am

Metalsmithing – Learn how to saw your own design in metal and create a one-of-a-kind pendant or key chain. Registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to session. A Plano Library Card is required to register. Grades 9-12
Harrington Wed Dec 27 2-5pm

Stop Motion Animation – Learn how to create stop motion animation using Legos, action figures and other small toys. Recreate a scene from your favorite book or movie or write your own original script. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Grades 6-12
Davis Thu Dec 28 3pm

Painting with Light – Use our iPads, LED lights, and other random objects to create beautiful long-exposure photographs. We’ll also have our Tilt Brush available for you to create art in a virtual environment. Grades 4-8
Schimelpfenig Fri Dec 29 3pm

Multiple Dates:

Art Start – Stories to inspire your little artist followed by a different hands on art activity each week.
Things get messy! Smocks and materials provided. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Ages 3-6
Parr Wednesdays Aug 30-Dec 6 11am
Haggard Fridays Sep 1-Dec 8 11am

Animate Basics – Love cartoons and anime? Learn how to create your own digital animation. All classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required, space is first come, first-served. Ages 13 & up
Parr Tue Oct 10 4pm
Parr Sat Dec 2 10am

Novel Knitters – Bring a project and meet other crafters. Share knit/crochet tips, or learn to knit. Adults
Haggard Mondays 7-8:30pm
Sep 11&25, Oct 9&23, Nov 6&20, Dec 4&18

Cool Crafts – Learn new skills, meet new friends, and share your love of crafts. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Adults
Schimelpfenig Tuesdays 7pm
Sep 5 Fall Embossed Leaves
Oct 3 Tinkering Tuesday Tech Craft (Part of Power Up at Your Library Week)
Nov 7 Hoop Art
Dec 5 Hygge Night – Cozy Crafts

3-D Printing Class – Learn the basics of 3D printing and get an introduction to 3D design. Students under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class. Please bring a flash drive to save your design work. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Ages 8 & up
Davis Saturdays 10am-12pm
Sep 16, Oct 21, Nov 4, & Dec 9

Premiere: Intro to Video Editing – Learn the basics of video editing using Adobe Premiere. All classes are held in the Haggard Teen Digital Creation Space. No registration required. Space is first come-first served. Classes beyond “level 101” require experience with the software. Grades 6-12
Haggard Sun Dec 10 2-3:30pm
Haggard Thu Dec 28 3-4:30pm

Photoshop: Professional Headshots – Learn about headshot photography and editing using Photoshop. All classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required, space is first come, first-served. Come 30 minutes early to receive a brief overview of the Adobe program before class. Ages 13 & up
Parr Mon Sep 11 7pm
Parr Mon Dec 11 7pm

Sand Painting – Learn basic techniques and create your own masterpiece using colored sand! Be prepared to get messy. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. All ages
Davis Wed Nov 22 3pm
Harrington Fri Dec 22 3pm

Make It – Take It Movies: LEGO Batman Movie – (PG, 104 min) Watch a family friendly movie and make a related craft! All ages
Schimelpfenig Sat Sep 16 2pm
Davis Wed Dec 27 2pm

Noon Year’s Eve Party – Celebrate the New Year early with crafts, activities, and a countdown to 12:00 NOON! All ages
Davis Sat Dec 30 11am
Parr Sat Dec 30 11am

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November 2017 Art-related Events at the Plano Public Library

Plano Public Library Events
http://www.planolibrary.org
November 2017

Davis – 7501-B Independence Pkwy, Plano, TX 75025 – 972-208-8000
Haggard – 2501 Coit Road, Plano, TX 75075 – 972-769-4250
Harrington – 1501 18th Street, Plano, TX 75074 – 972-941-7175
Parr – 6200 Windhaven Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093 – 972-769-4300
Schimelpfenig – 5024 Custer Road, Plano, TX 75023 – 972-769-4200

 

Sheila Cunningham will be concluding her time as the Artist in Residence at the 18st AIRSpace at Harrington Library in November.  Sheila will conduct all-ages workshops on Monoprinting (November 11) and Collograph Printmaking (November 19).

Anne Cameron begins as the Artist in Residence at the 18st AIRSpace in December. In time for holiday crafting, Anne will conduct all-ages workshops on Woven Christmas Tree Ornaments (December 9) and Handwoven Note Cards (December 19).

 

Single Dates:

Photoshop: Restore Old Photos – Learn how to fix scratches, add color to black and white, and more ways to bring old photos to life. All classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required, space is first come, first-served. Come 30 minutes early to receive a brief overview of the Adobe program before class. Ages 13 & up
Parr Wed Nov 8 7pm

 

18st AIRSpace Workshop: Monoprinting – Create unique, one of a kind prints by drawing directly onto an inked plate then pulling a print from the plate. All ages
Harrington Sat Nov 11 2pm

 

18st AIRSpace Workshop: Collograph Printmaking – Assemble assorted materials, textures and/or shapes to create a collage relief plate that will be inked and then prints pulled. All ages
Harrington Sun Nov 19 2pm

 

Make It – Take It Movies: Beauty and the Beast (2017) – (PG, 129 min) Watch a family friendly movie and make a related craft! All ages
Davis Mon Nov 20 3pm

 

Fall Festival – The leaves are turning and there’s a chill in the air! Celebrate the fall season and make some fun crafts. Come and go. All ages
Parr Tue Nov 21 3-4pm

 

Photo Editing with GIMP – Learn how to edit photos using GIMP and our MacBooks. We’ll guide you through the use of layers, filters, and other basic tools. Bring your own JPG photo to work on, or we’ll provide one! Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Grades 3 & up
Haggard Tue Nov 21 3pm

 

Create Comics with Illustrator – Learn how Illustrator can be used to create your own comics. All classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required, space is first come, first-served. Come 30 minutes early to receive a brief overview of the Adobe program before class. Ages 13 & up
Parr Tue Nov 21 4pm

 

Digital Creation Space Open House – Curious about the Digital Creation Space? Explore and learn what
you can create using the software and equipment. Come and go. Ages 13 & up
Parr Sat Nov 25 3-5pm

 

Multiple Dates:

Art Start – Stories to inspire your little artist followed by a different hands on art activity each week.
Things get messy! Smocks and materials provided. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Ages 3-6
Parr Wednesdays Aug 30-Dec 6 11am
Haggard Fridays Sep 1-Dec 8 11am

 

Mini Maestros – Join us for a musical storytime experience! Learn basic musical concepts like pitch and rhythm with books, songs, and interactive activities enhanced with live music. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Ages 3-6
Davis Wednesdays Nov 1-15 10am

 

3-D Printing Class – Learn the basics of 3D printing and get an introduction to 3D design. Students under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class. Please bring a flash drive to save your design work. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Ages 8 & up
Davis Saturdays 10am-12pm
Sep 16, Oct 21, Nov 4, & Dec 9

 

Photoshop Basics – Learn about the Photoshop interface, navigation and layers. All classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required, space is first come, first-served. Ages 13 & up
Parr Sat Sep 9 10am
Parr Sat Nov 4 3pm

 

Novel Knitters – Bring a project and meet other crafters. Share knit/crochet tips, or learn to knit. Adults
Haggard Mondays 7-8:30pm
Sep 11&25, Oct 9&23, Nov 6&20, Dec 4&18

 

Cool Crafts – Learn new skills, meet new friends, and share your love of crafts. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Adults
Schimelpfenig Tuesdays 7pm
Sep 5 Fall Embossed Leaves
Oct 3 Tinkering Tuesday Tech Craft (Part of Power Up at Your Library Week)
Nov 7 Hoop Art
Dec 5 Hygge Night – Cozy Crafts

 

The Write Stuff – Join others interested in creative writing to share critiques, exchange ideas, and support each other’s creative endeavors. Adults
Parr Thursdays 7pm
Sep 14, Oct 12, Nov 9

 

Ableton Basics – Learn about making digital music, from symphonies to modern day beats. All classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required, space is first come, first-served. Ages 13 & up
Parr Mon Sep 25 7pm
Parr Mon Nov 13 7pm

 

Scrappy Hour – Join us for a new project each session crafted using our Cricut machine! We will be using a variety of materials for one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Adults
Schimelpfenig Tuesdays 7pm
Sep 19, Oct 17, Nov 21

 

Sand Painting – Learn basic techniques and create your own masterpiece using colored sand! Be prepared to get messy. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. All ages
Davis Wed Nov 22 3pm
Harrington Fri Dec 22 3pm

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Plano Public Library arts-related events for September

Plano Public Library Events

www.planolibrary.org

September 2017

Locations:

Davis – 7501-B Independence Pkwy, Plano, TX 75025 – 972-208-8000

Haggard – 2501 Coit Road, Plano, TX 75075 – 972-769-4250

Harrington – 1501 18th Street, Plano, TX 75074 – 972-941-7175

Parr – 6200 Windhaven Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093 – 972-769-4300

Schimelpfenig – 5024 Custer Road, Plano, TX 75023 – 972-769-4200


Single Dates:

Robotic Spin Art – Use Lego WeDo, littleBits, and your engineering skills to create spin art masterpieces! Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program.  All ages

Harrington Sat Sep 2 3pm

18st AIRSpace Workshop: Ebru – Basic – Learn the basics of Ebru art, tools, paints and techniques. Use these techniques to create your own marbleized Ebru painting. Ages 10 & up

Harrington Sat Sep 9 2pm

18st AIRSpace Workshop: Ebru – Advanced – Explore advanced Ebru techniques and learn how to make simple flowers like carnations and daisies in your marbleized design. Ages 10 & up

Harrington Sun Sep 17 2pm

Camera Equipment Basics – Lights, camera, action! Get comfortable using cameras in the Digital Creation Space. All classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required, space is first come, first-served. Ages 13 & up

Parr Sat Sep 30 3pm

Alma y Corazon – Dancers from ages 3 to 24 perform a variety of Hispanic dances. You’ll learn more about the regions they come from and marvel at the beautiful costuming and energetic dances. All ages

Harrington Sat Sep 30 3pm

Multiple Dates:

In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez – Featuring thirty-eight photographs paired with excerpts from his dynamic speeches, interviews, and authoritative writings, this exhibit documents the full course of Chávez’s remarkable career. It examines the life experiences and philosophical influences that drove him to dedicate himself fully to improving the lives of American farm workers. Provided by the Humanities Texas exhibition program. All ages

Haggard August 7-September 15

Art Start – Stories to inspire your little artist followed by a different hands on art activity each week.

Things get messy! Smocks and materials provided. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Ages 3-6

Parr Wednesdays Aug 30-Dec 6 11am

Haggard Fridays Sep 1-Dec 8 11am

Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States – A celebratory survey of works by Latinos in the past thirty years, including images of authors, books, movie stills, public presentations, and illustrations. Based on an original exhibition at the University of Houston Library documenting a quarter century of Hispanic publishing in the United States. Provided by the Humanities Texas exhibition program. All ages

Harrington September 1-30

Cool Crafts – Learn new skills, meet new friends, and share your love of crafts. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Adults

Schimelpfenig Tuesdays 7pm

Sep 5 Fall Embossed Leaves

Oct 3 Tinkering Tuesday Tech Craft (Part of Power Up at Your Library Week)

Nov 7 Hoop Art

Dec 5  Hygge Night – Cozy Crafts

Photoshop Basics – Learn about the Photoshop interface, navigation and layers. All classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required, space is first come, first-served. Ages 13 & up

Parr Sat Sep 9 10am

Parr Sat Nov 4 3pm

Photoshop: Professional Headshots – Learn about headshot photography and editing using Photoshop. All classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required, space is first come, first-served. Come 30 minutes early to receive a brief overview of the Adobe program before class. Ages 13 & up

Parr Mon Sep 11 7pm

Parr Mon Dec 11 7pm

Novel Knitters – Bring a project and meet other crafters. Share knit/crochet tips, or learn to knit. Adults

Haggard Mondays 7-8:30pm

Sep 11&25, Oct 9&23, Nov 6&20, Dec 4&18

Puppet Shows: Little Red Hen – When Little Red Hen finds that none of her friends are willing to help her make bread, but all are willing to eat the bread, will she share? All ages

Haggard Tue Sep 12 10:30am

Haggard Wed Sep 13 10:30am

Art Start Plus – Take art to the next level with Art Start Plus! Work on a different process art project each week and expect to get messy! Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Grades K-5

Davis Tuesdays Sep 12-26 3:30pm

The Write Stuff – Join others interested in creative writing to share critiques, exchange ideas, and support each other’s creative endeavors. Adults

Parr Thursdays 7pm

Sep 14, Oct 12, Nov 9

3-D Printing Class – Learn the basics of 3D printing and get an introduction to 3D design. Students under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class. Please bring a flash drive to save your design work. Limited supplies or space – free tickets required, distributed 30 minutes before the program. Ages 8 & up

Davis Saturdays 10am-12pm

Sep 16, Oct 21, Nov 4, & Dec 9

Scrappy Hour – Join us for a new project each session crafted using our Cricut machine! We will be using a variety of materials for one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Adults

Schimelpfenig Tuesdays 7pm

Sep 19, Oct 17, Nov 21

Photoshop Artwork – Apply filters to your photos to create and enhance your artwork. All classes are held in the Haggard Teen Digital Creation Space. No registration required. Space is first come-first served. Classes beyond “level 101” require experience with the software. Grades 6-12

Haggard Sun Sep 24 2-3:30pm

Haggard Sun Oct 22 2-3:30pm

Ableton Basics – Learn about making digital music, from symphonies to modern day beats. All classes are held in the Parr Digital Creation Space. No registration required, space is first come, first-served. Ages 13 & up

Parr Mon Sep 25 7pm

Parr Mon Nov 13 7pm

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