During Black History Month, and in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., artist Ival Kovner shares works inspired by her own commitment to nonviolence. Visit ctnonviolence.org for more information about how CTCN uses education and the arts to empower communities to reconcile conflict.
Take a close look at the lovely and unique custom greeting cards created by Karyn Hazel, one of the Library’s Circulation Staff.
Appreciate the outstanding craftsmanship of woodworker Terrence Tougas. On display are his custom home decor items like bud vases, wine bottle stoppers, and footstools; fun toys and games for children; as well as bookends and desksets. You can see more of Terry’s work at local craft fairs and through his MineHill Woodworks website.
Take a look at the old bottles and glassware collected by our own Tom Borysiewicz, Head of the Adult Services Department. Then visit Tom at the Reference Desk and he will gladly tell you more about them.
Take a close look at Carol Reilly’s “Art of Collage” to learn what inspires her and to see how she creates captivating works of art.
Spend a little time looking back in time…view the collection of unique items found by Greg Van Antwerp, Urban Archeologist. It’s sure to bring a smile to your face!
In commemoration of Black History Month, staff member Catherine is sharing some of the Civil Rights-Era memorabilia saved by her Uncle Ernest. At left is just the description of the exhibit. Visit the second floor and read the literature for yourself–it is inspiring and chilling at the same time.
Enjoy the colorful papier mache sculptures and a portrait created by Joseph Freeman III, inspired by the artist’s interest in the Tibetan Buddhist Center for Universal Peace.
Look closely at the assortment of old bottles and glass transformers collected by Tom Borysiewicz, our Adult Services Librarian. Then visit Tom at the Reference Desk and he will tell you more about them!
The handiwork of staff members Priscilla and Barbara is on display. Handmade pieces include crocheted and knitted blankets, sweaters, and stuffed toys. All are invited to join Barbara and Priscilla every Tuesday at 11 am for a drop-in knit and crochet session–all levels of experience welcome!