Thursday, November 30, 2017

Bristol Emergency Food Pantry


Although our Food Bank Collection Drive was originally scheduled to end today, we've decided to change plans and continue our collection drive until December 9.  During the first full week of December, we'll also be hosting our Food for Fines!  Make sure to stay tuned to learn more about our upcoming events.

Classic Movie Corner: The Wizard of Oz

Our patrons have voted and we have listened!  For our Classic Movie Corner in November, we'll be offering a free presentation of The Wizard of Oz (1939):


Starring Judy Garland, The Wizard of Oz is a classic story of adventure and magic.  Dorothy (Garland) has always longed for an adventure; instead, she finds herself stuck in Kansas.  But when a tornado hits her aunt's homestead and whisks her away to the magical Land of Oz, Dorothy just might get more of an adventure than she ever bargained for!

Our movie starts tonight at 5:30 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room.  We'll have popcorn and water available for movie attendees.  Make sure to drop in for this exciting classic!

Rated G.  102 minutes.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Nanowrimo Write-in

It's our final Nanowrimo write-in of the season!

Make sure to join us tonight at 6:00 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room for some quiet writing, group games, brainstorming, and more from your local Nanowrimos.

For more information, contact the Bristol Public Library at 276-645-8780 or visit www.nanowrimo.org to find more activities in your region.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Creative and Crafty: Paper Quilling Ornaments

We can't wait for Christmas!

During December, we're offering lots of family-friendly holiday events, including a Paper Quilling Ornament Class for our Creative and Crafty folks. Starting at 2:00 p.m on December 9, we'll meet in the Jones Creativity Center to learn more about paper quilling and how to get started on our very own ornaments.

Registered participants will have the opportunity to create a snowman, a poinsettia, a snowflake, a Christmas tree (with or without googly eyes), or a holiday wreath. We'll provide all the paper, glue, and tools you'll need. Our class is currently filled, but we will have individual paper quilling kits for you to take home!

To learn more about our class and how to pick up a paper quilling kit, please contact the Bristol Public Library at 276-645-8780.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Avoca Branch Friends of the Library

Are you interested in helping out your local library?  Want to get involved with a community of book lovers?

Then look no further than the Avoca Branch Friends of the Library!

The Avoca Branch Friends of the Library meet on the first Monday of the month, unless otherwise noted, at 12:00 noon at the Avoca Branch.  This month, they'll meet on December 4.  No registration is necessary, just drop in to learn more about the awesome opportunities available to help the library and enjoy an afternoon with library friends.

Bring your lunch and join the conversation!

BPL Anime Theater: Escaflowne: The Movie

The Bristol Public Library is offering a free showing of Escaflowne:  The Movie (2000) on Thursday, December 7 at 5:00 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room.  As part of our BPL Anime Theater, we’re offering Japanese snacks, drinks, and popcorn for all of our visitors.



High school student Hitomi Kanzaki lives a boring, ordinary life on earth.  She wishes for something to change; she wishes to disappear--and then, one day, everything changes.  Hitomi finds herself magically transported to the world of Gaea and thrown into the midst of a terrible war.  Believed to be the prophesied "wing goddess," Hitomi must stand with Van and the rebels of Gaea if they wish to stop the relentless conquest of the Black Dragon Clan.


Rated PG-13.  98 minutes.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Creative and Crafty: Create Your Own Christmas Ornament

Christmas is drawing nearer, which means it's time for another free Creative and Crafty project!

On December 2 at 2:00 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room, we're going to paint Christmas ornaments.  Registered participants will have the opportunity to choose one of three projects:  a snowman, Santa Claus, or a reindeer.

Only one ornament per person is available; registration is required.  To register for our Creative and Crafty event, please contact the Bristol Public Library at 276-645-8780.

For more information about our upcoming Creative and Crafty events, visit our Facebook page or contact Ambrea at 276-821-6147 or reference@bristol-library.org.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Nanowrimo Write-in

It's time for our Nanowrimo write-in!

Join us this afternoon at 3:00 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room for some quiet writing, group games, brainstorming, and more from your local Nanowrimos.

For more information, contact the Bristol Public Library at 276-645-8780 or visit www.nanowrimo.org to find more activities in your region.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Library Closing: Thanksgiving


The Bristol Public Library will be closing at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22, and will remain closed through Friday, November 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We will reopen on Saturday, November 25 at 9:00 a.m. and resume our regular schedule.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Holiday Mail for Heroes

Close-up of Christmas Ornaments on TableThis year, the Bristol Public Library is working with the American Red Cross to provide Christmas cards to local veterans, emergency responders, firefighters and police officers as part of the Holiday Mail for Heroes program.

To participate, simply drop off signed Christmas and holiday cards at the Bristol Public Library for pick up by the Mountain Empire Chapter of the American Red Cross.  Collection containers will be available at the Reference and Circulation Desks.  Interested participants can also deliver their cards to the Mountain Empire Chapter at 14298 Lee Highway in Bristol, Virginia, or the Washington County Library in Abingdon, Virginia.

The deadline to donate cards is Wednesday, November 29.

Every card received for this program will be reviewed by Red Cross volunteers.  Please ensure all cards are signed and, if possible, please provide short, appreciative statements.  Letters are not allowed.

Additionally, the Red Cross asks that participants do not include their email or home addresses on cards, as this program is not meant to foster pen pal relationships.  Please do not include inserts of any kind, including photos, as these items will be removed during the reviewing process.

Last, please do not seal the envelopes.  Envelopes that are sealed will take much longer to process and may not reach their destinations in time.

For more information, please contact Alice at the Mountain Empire Chapter of the American Red Cross at 276-645-6650 or Alice.Neece@redcross.org.

Monday, November 20, 2017

CCC Boys of Bristol

We're all set for our visit from Bill Jamerson!

Mr. Jamerson will be visiting the library for a music and storytelling program on the Civilian Conservation Corps of Bristol.  He will share stories about the CC, read excerpts from his book, show a short video from his PBS film, and even sing original songs with his guitar.

It starts at 6:00 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room.  Patrons and visitors are encouraged to bring CCC photos and memorabilia to this free presentation.  For more information, please call the Bristol Public Library at 276-645-8780 or visit Jamerson's website at billjamerson.com.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

We "reel"-y want to know what you think!

If you've had the chance to see one of our movies, let us know what you think!  We're always striving to improve our events and offer more variety with our films.  If you have a suggestion for a movie or if you'd like to see the library do something different, tell us on our survey.

It only takes 3 minutes.  Just click the link below, answer a few questions, and submit.  It's that simple!


And we promise there are no further bad puns involved.

Food for Fines: Bristol Emergency Food Pantry

The Bristol Public Library will be hosting Food for Fines to cap off our Food Bank Collection Drive!


Starting December 3, we'll forgive 20 cents in fines for each nonperishable food item or canned good donated to the library.  Please note, this does not apply to lost or damaged items or items turned over to collections.  To learn more, visit the Bristol Public Library or give us a call at 276-645-8780.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Nanowrimo Write-in

It's time for our Nanowrimo write-in!

Join us this afternoon at 3:00 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room for some quiet writing, group games, brainstorming, and more provided by your local Nanowrimos.

For more information, contact the Bristol Public Library at 276-645-8780 or visit www.nanowrimo.org to find more activities in your region.

Friday, November 17, 2017

1st Annual Christmas Candy Contest


The Bristol Public Library is hosting our First Annual Christmas Candy Contest on Tuesday, December 12, at 4:00 p.m.

We're looking for the sweetest treats in the Tri-Cities, and we want to know your recipe!  For our contest, we're accepting entries under the categories of Hard Candies, Soft Candies, Hand-Dipped Chocolate, Molded Chocolate, and Fudge.  There will be prizes for each age group in each category, as well as a People's Choice Award.

Interested participants can pick up a contestant entry form at the Reference Desk at the Bristol Public Library or receive a copy by emailing Ambrea at reference@bristol-library.org.  Entry forms should be returned on or before December 12, 2017, at 3:30 p.m.  Submissions returned after 3:30 p.m. will not be accepted.  Contestants who submit their entry forms early must arrive by 3:45 p.m. in order to turn in their candy for judging.

Rules:
  1. Each contestant should fill out an entry form in its entirety.  Incomplete applications or candy contest submissions without an application will not be accepted.
  2. Entry forms should be returned on or before December 12, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.  Submissions turned in after 3:30 p.m. will not be accepted.
  3. Contestants who submit their entry forms early must arrive by 3:45 p.m. to turn in their candy for judging.
  4. Each contestant should submit approximately 30 individual pieces of candy (depending on size) to be split between 3 judges and distributed to other contestants and guests to sample.
  5. Samples should be submitted on two non-returnable dishes.  One dish should contain 5 pieces for judging; the second dish should contain the remaining pieces of candy for other contestants and guests to taste for the People’s Choice Award.
  6. Recipes must be printed on back of the contestant’s entry form or attached on an additional sheet of white paper.
  7. Recipes are subject to be printed in library publications or on library website.  If a contestant does not wish their recipe to be published in any form, please notify the library on your entry form.
  8. Library staff and relatives of judges may not participate in the candy contest.

Other rules and restrictions may apply.  For more information, please contact Ambrea at the Bristol Public Library at 276-821-6147.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

BPL Book Club: November


Don't forget, the BPL Book Club will be meeting tonight at 6:00 p.m. in the Frances Kegley Conference Room!  We're going to finish reading and discussing The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, and then we'll pick up our next book club pick:  Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier.

We're looking forward to books and Blackbird Bakery treats!

If you would like to learn more about BPL Book Club, please contact Ambrea at the Bristol Public Library at 276-821-6147 or ajohnson@bristol-library.org.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Bristol Emergency Food Pantry


We're two weeks in to our collection drive for the Bristol Emergency Food Pantry.  If you have nonperishable food items or canned goods that you would like to donate, bring them to the Bristol Public Library and help us feed hungry families this holiday season.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Genealogy Workshop: Preserving Family History for the Next Generation


Join us on tonight for our free workshop on "Preserving Family History for the Next Generation" and learn how you can make family genealogy fun, fast, and easy.  Starting at 5:00 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room, Kristin will provide participants with organizational strategies, fun ideas, and jumping off points for families who want to learn more about their history and grow a little closer this holiday season.

Registration is not required.  To learn more about our genealogy workshop, contact the Bristol Public Library at 276-645-8781 or reference@bristol-library.org.

Monday, November 13, 2017

CCC Boys of Bristol



Michigan based author/songwriter Bill Jamerson will present a music and storytelling program about the Civilian Conservation Corps on November 20 at 6:00 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room.  Dressed in uniform, Jamerson will share stories about the CCC, read excerpts from his book, show a short video from his PBS film, and sing original songs with his guitar.

The CCC was a federal work program created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the midst the Great Depression.  During its nine-year run, more than 76,000 men served in the CCC throughout cities in Tennessee and Virginia, including Bristol.  Jamerson will explore the history of the CCC and its impact on every day living, especially in rural areas where the corps helped plant trees, built bridges and dams, and constructed roadways.

Jamerson will also talk about many of the interesting CCC enrollees he's met over the years, and discuss his research into the CCC.  Patrons and visitors are encouraged to bring CCC photos and memorabilia to this free presentation.  For more information, please call the Bristol Public Library at 276-645-8780 or visit Jamerson's website at billjamerson.com.

For more information on the Civilian Conservation Corps, visit ccclegacy.org.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Library Closing: Thanksgiving

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The Bristol Public Library will be closing at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22, and will remain closed through Friday, November 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We will reopen on Saturday, November 25 at 9:00 a.m. and resume our regular schedule.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our upcoming closure, please contact the Bristol Public Library at 276-645-8780.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Library Closing: Veterans' Day


The Bristol Public Library will be closed in honor of Veteran's Day on Friday, November 10, and Saturday, November 11.  We will reopen on Sunday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m. and resume our regular hours of operation.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Did you enjoy our event?

We're always striving to improve our events and programs, and we want to know what you think.  If you have recently attended one of our events, feel free to tell us what we got right and let us know how we can make it even better next time.

To take our survey, simply click the link below and answer a few questions.  It only takes 3 minutes to let us know about your experience and, if you have some suggestions for future programs, let us know!

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Nanowrimo Write-in

We're hosting our first Nanowrimo Write-in of the month!

Join us tonight at 6:00 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room for some quiet writing, group games, brainstorming, and more offered by your local Nanowrimos.

For more information, contact the Bristol Public Library at 276-645-8780 or visit www.nanowrimo.org to find more activities in your region.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Genealogy Workshop: Preserving Family History for the Next Generation

With the holiday drawing families together, it's the perfect opportunity for genealogists--amateurs and experts alike--to record precious family memories and preserve family history.  But how do you make genealogy fun and interesting for everyone?

It's easy!

Join us on November 14 for our free workshop on "Preserving Family History for the Next Generation" and learn how you can make family genealogy fun, fast, and easy.  Starting at 5:00 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room, Kristin will provide participants with organizational strategies, fun ideas, and jumping off points for families who want to learn more about their history and grow a little closer this holiday season.

Registration is not required.  To learn more about our genealogy workshop, contact the Bristol Public Library at 276-645-8781 or reference@bristol-library.org.

Library Movie Presentation: Hook

Tonight, we're offering a special showing of Hook (1991)!


Starring Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, and Julia Roberts, Hook tells the story of Peter Banning (Williams), a lawyer and father who is dangling at the end of his robe as he attempts to reconcile his job, his family, and his past.  When Captain Hook (Hoffman) breaks into his home during the Christmas holiday and kidnaps his children, Peter knows it's time to return to Neverland for one last showdown with his oldest and most formidable nemesis.

Our movie starts at 5:30 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room.  Popcorn and water will be provided for movie attendees, so don't be late!

Rated PG.  114 minutes.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Library Closing: Veterans' Day


The Bristol Public Library will be closed in honor of Veteran's Day on Friday, November 10, and Saturday, November 11.  We will reopen on Sunday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m. and resume our regular hours of operation.

If you have an questions or concerns about our upcoming closure, please contact the Bristol Public Library at 276-645-8780.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Holiday Mail for Heroes

This year, the Bristol Public Library is working with the American Red Cross to provide Christmas cards to local veterans, emergency responders, firefighters and police officers as part of the Holiday Mail for Heroes program.

blur, bokeh, cardTo participate, simply drop off signed Christmas and holiday cards at the Bristol Public Library for pick up by the Mountain Empire Chapter of the American Red Cross.  Collection containers will be available at the Reference and Circulation Desks.  Interested participants can also deliver their cards to the Mountain Empire Chapter at 14298 Lee Highway in Bristol, Virginia, or the Washington County Library in Abingdon, Virginia.

The deadline for donating cards is Wednesday, November 29.

Every card received for this program will be reviewed by Red Cross volunteers.  Please ensure all cards are signed and, if possible, please provide short, appreciative statements.  Letters are not allowed.

Additionally, the Red Cross asks that participants do not include their email or home addresses on cards, as this program is not meant to foster pen pal relationships.  Please do not include inserts of any kind, including photos, as these items will be removed during the reviewing process.

Last, please do not seal the envelopes.  Envelopes that are sealed will take much longer to process and may not reach their destinations in time.

For more information, please contact Alice at the Mountain Empire Chapter of the American Red Cross at 276-645-6650 or Alice.Neece@redcross.org.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

3D Printing Workshop

The Jones Creativity Center is hosting a free 3D Printing Workshop today!  Starting at 3:00 p.m., the JCC will offer ongoing demonstrations to highlight all the amazing things 3D printers can create.  From making small, plastic toy frogs to constructing a prosthetic hand, 3D printers are truly incredible for what they can do!

No registration is necessary.  All participants will receive a $3 coupon toward their first 3D Print at the Bristol Public Library.  Make sure to drop in and check out our printer--and, of course, don't forget to take a gander at all the programs the JCC has to offer!

Friday, November 3, 2017

National Novel Writing Month


November is National Novel Writing Month!

Fondly known as Nanowrimo, National Novel Writing Month is a writing marathon undertaken by authors across the globe to pen a 50,000 word novel in just 30 days.  If you've ever wanted to jump into Nanowrimo or if you've considered writing a novel of your very own, join us at the Bristol Public Library as we celebrate the written word and chip away at those word count goals!  We'll be offering encouragement and, of course, special write-in events for aspiring authors.

We'll meet on the following dates:
  • November 8:  6-8
  • November 18:  3-5
  • November 25:  3-5
  • November 29:  6-8

All of our write-in events are completely free and no registration is required.  Simply drop-in for our special write-in events or, if you can't make it for our events, feel free to stop by the Reference Desk and request a study room.

To learn more about our Nanowrimo events, contact the Bristol Public Library by phone at 276-645-8780 or by email at reference@bristol-library.org.

1st Annual Christmas Candy Contest


The Bristol Public Library is pleased to announce we are hosting our 1st Annual Christmas Candy Contest!

We're looking for the sweetest treats in the Tri-Cities, so bring your favorite traditional Christmas candies or new candy recipes for the holidays and enter our candy competition.  It's free to enter and prizes will be available for winners in each category.

Starting today, interested participants can pick up a registration form from the Reference Desk downstairs or acquire a copy online by emailing reference@bristol-library.org.  To learn more, visit the Bristol Public Library to pick up an application or contact Ambrea at 276-821-6147.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

November Calendar and Newsletter

It's November, which means it's time for our latest addition of the BPL Bookends newsletter!

This month, we're kicking off two very big projects:  "Holiday Mail for Heroes" in partnership with the American Red Cross and "BPL Food Collection Drive" in partnership with the Bristol Emergency Food Pantry.  Holiday Mail for Heroes is an excellent program that provides holiday cards to local veterans, emergency responders, firefighters and police officers.  It starts on Wednesday, November 1 and continues through Tuesday, November 29.


Our Food Collection Drive begins on November 1 and continues throughout the month.  We'll be accepting canned goods and nonperishable food items to help support our local community during the holidays.  All food items brought to the Bristol Public Library in November will be donated to the Bristol Emergency Food Pantry.  Donations can be delivered to the Circulation or Reference Desks.  For more information, please contact us at 276-645-8780.

We have lots of events planned this month.  To start things off, we're hosting our monthly BPL Anime Club (for Grown-Ups) and a special showing of Steamboy (rated PG-13) on Thursday, November 2, at 5:30 p.m.  We're also offering a free showing of Hook (rated PG), starring Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, and Julia Roberts, on November 7 at 5:30 p.m.  On November 30, we'll show our much anticipated Classic Movie Corner, featuring The Wizard of Oz (rated G) at 5:30 p.m.  And, remember, popcorn and water will provided to all movie attendees.

During November, we're also excited to kick off Nanowrimo, otherwise known as National Novel Writing Month.  We're hosting special write-in events for all of our Nanowrimo participants.  These events are completely free and require no registration.  Writers will meet on the following dates and times in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room:
  • November 8:  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • November 18:  3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • November 25:  3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • November 29:  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

On November 14, Kristin will present a genealogy workshop on "Preserving Family History for the Next Generation."  If you have ever wondered how to make genealogy fun and interesting for everyone in the family, check out our workshop at 5:00 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room.  Kristin will help participants uncover organizational strategies, fun ideas, and jumping off points for families who want to learn more about their history and grow a little closer this holiday season.


The Fort Chiswell Chapter of the DAR is also offering a free event on "Bustle, Bloomers, and Naked Elbows:  Fashion Fads in the Nineteenth Century" on Wednesday, November 15, at 6:30 p.m.  Presented by Colleen Callahan, a costume and textile historian with experience in conservation and theatrical costuming, "Bustles, Bloomers, and Naked Elbows" will offer an interesting and eye-opening glimpse into the everyday fashion of the 1800s.  For more information, please contact Nancy Estes at 423-652-7460.

On November 20, Michigan based author/songwriter Bill Jamerson will present a music and storytelling program about the Civilian Conservation Corps on at 6:00 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room.  Dressed in uniform, Jamerson will share stories about the CCC, read excerpts from his book, show a short video from his PBS film, and sing original songs with his guitar.  Patrons and visitors are encouraged to bring CCC photos and memorabilia to this free presentation.

Our Children's Department will continue to offer Storytime on Mondays at 11:30 a.m. and Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.; Storyworks Book Club on November 8 at 5:00 p.m.; American Girl Book Club on Mondays at 5:00 p.m.; 8-12 Year Old Book Club on November 15 at 5:00 p.m. and November 22 at 4:00 p.m.

The Children's Department will also be offering a free storytelling program on November 18, followed by a mini performance of the Bristol Ballet's Nutcracker.  Hannah Tiberi from ETSU will start her storytelling program at 11:00 a.m. and, starting at noon, the Bristol Ballet will provide a free performance for our youngest patrons.

The Avoca Branch Library provides storytelling on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and the Nifty Fifty Adventure on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.  The Kids Classic Book Club will continue on Fridays at 4:00 p.m.  However, since the Avoca Branch Library will be closed for Veterans' Day and Thanksgiving, the Kids Classic Book Club will meet on November 3 to read Pickle-Chiffon Pie by Jolly Roger Bradfield and November 17 to finish Molly's Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen.  To learn more about upcoming Avoca events, please contact the Avoca Branch Library at 423-968-9663.

The Jones Creativity Center is hosting a free 3D Printing Workshop and Demonstration on November 4 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Drop in and check out our printer and view a live demonstration of a 3D printer at work.  No registration is necessary, and all participants will receive a $3 coupon toward their first 3D print.

The JCC also offers PC Classes at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays; Job Club at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesdays; Crochet Class and Club at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesdays (excluding November 22, December 20, and December 27); and Adult Coloring at 2:00 p.m. on Thursdays.  GED and ESL classes are also available through Mount Rogers Regional Adult Education Program.  For more information on JCC events and programs, please contact the Bristol Public Library at 276-645-8790.


BPL Anime Club: Steamboy

For our November meeting of the BPL Anime Club (for Grown-Ups), we're showing Steamboy (2004).  Starring Anna Paquin, Patrick Stewart, and Alfred Molina, Steamboy is a fascinating, steampunk adventure of epic proportions.


Rei (Paquin) is a young inventor living in Manchester.  The son and grandson of inventors, Rei has a very big legacy behind him; not to mention, he's just come into possession of his grandfather's (Stewart) invention:  the "Steam Ball."  Seemingly filled with limitless power, the Steam Ball is an incredible invention in the right hands--and a dangerous weapon in the wrong ones.

We'll meet in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room tonight at 5:30 p.m.  Popcorn, water, and snacks will be provided to all club attendees.

Rated PG-13.  103 minutes.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Creative and Crafty: Christmas Canvas


It's never too early to start thinking about Christmas!

Today at 5:30 p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room, we're offering our Christmas Canvas Class.  Registered participants will have the opportunity to create a fun, holiday-themed canvas.  We'll have 2 different ideas from which to choose, and participants will have the chance to give it their own personal flair.

Supplies will be provided for a nominal fee of $5, but participants are welcome to bring their own canvas and painting supplies to waive the fee.  Registration is currently closed for our event, but keep an eye on upcoming events.  We'll have more Creative and Crafty projects very soon!