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Art in the Community Room
Jan.-Feb. Photographs by Ian Hammel and paintings by Jesse Connor.
March Read it Leverett Forgeries
April Trails Committee Map and Poetry exhibit
Read it Leverett! is underway with this year’s selection
The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro. The book covers topics including art forgery, art theft, the professional art world and the creative process, and we are offering a range of fun events based around these themes.
Schedule of events:
Fri. Feb. 27 at 7pm screening of the documentary Stolen about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist.
Sun. March 1 from 1-4:30: is Forgery Day at the library. Release your inner creativity and paint like a famous artist. No talent required. Pick your favorite painting and try to capture its spirit. You can use whatever medium you desire...markers, crayons, water colors, pen and ink, or acrylics. Art supplies will be made available along with pictures and books from which to choose your forgery. All entries created at this time (or on your own time) should be submitted to the library Saturday, March 7th. Art work will be displayed in the community room for the month.
Thur. March 19 at 6:30 pm Talk on art forgery by Julia Courtney, curator of art at the Springfield Museums.
Sunday March 29 at 2pm Finale - reception and forgery critique by guest artist.
Events are open and free to all. Books are available now for check out or purchase. Get reading!
S.T.E.A.M. Science Technology Engineering Art Math
The Leverett, Shutesbury, Wendell and Erving Libraries will offer 36 S.T.E.A.M. programs to children ages 3-6 during this school year. The programs are free.
S.T.E.A.M. Schedule in Leverett through March:
Thursday March 5, 3:15-4:15 Machines and Mechanisms with Duplo and the Lego Lady
Hear a book about some BIG machines, explore a few simple machines we use every day, talk about the machines in our homes, and then build our own fantastic machines.
Thursday April 2, 3:15-4:15 Wonderful Water.
Unless otherwise noted Leverett programs are run by Helen Ann Sephton of the Hitchcock Center for the Environment in Amherst.
Lego Club will meet February 26 from 3:15-4:30 for brand new building fun! All elementary school aged children are welcome to join us.
March 15th from 3-4:30 Take-Apart with Bethany and Seth Seeger.
How does a toaster work? A radio? We will take apart non-functioning household items to explore what makes them operate. Ages 4- adult welcome If you have any items to donate (ie. vcr typewriter), please contact Bethany Seeger at email@example.com.
Ukulele play along with Julie Stepanek, Sunday March 22 at 3pm.
All ability levels welcome, learn some chords, and play some songs.
We will have ukes to borrow, but please bring your own if you have one.
Spanish conversation group
Join us for Songs and Stories every Wednesday with Julie Stepanak at 10:30
For preschoolers and their caregivers