CREATIVE LITERACY is offered and embraced at the Hamlin Memorial Library (HML) in Smethport, PA. Through classes and workshops made possible by past PPA Grant funding the library has built up a reputation for offering children, teens and adults opportunities to express themselves through a variety of mediums. The library hopes to continue this tradition of building Creative Literacy in our rural region by once again presenting to our patron base and the general public a series of art workshops and classes including: Hamlin Memorial Library announces upcoming events for summer. June 3-7, 2019-ART CAMPS: Circle Art Kids Camp- 8:30-11 Mon., Wed., Thursday & Friday Express Yourself@Art Camp-Noon-2:30 Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri. June 5, 2019- Trip to Quick Center for the Arts (for art camp participants)-St. Bonaventure University June 12-Aug.-July 31 “A Universe of Stories” Summer Reading Program June 13, 2019- Sciencetellers June 21, 2019- Footstompin’ Friday 6:00 pm June 24, 2019- Big Messy Art Camp 9:30-11 July 1, 2019- Big Messy Art Camp 9:30-11 July 1, 2019- Jeffini the Magician 6:30 pm July 19, 2019- Footstompin’ Friday 6:00 pm July 20, 2019- Mobile Planetarium (at the Fire Hall) 11:00 am July 29, 30, 31 and August 5, 6, 7- OrJames Labs: A series of fun and educational events for families. Please call the library for fees and registration. 814-887-9262
**Our goal with offering the extensive series of Creative Literacy at Hamlin Library is to encourage art appreciation, teach new skills and provide an opportunity for residents of our rural location to take art classes without the need to travel a great distance.
Hamlin Memorial Library receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.