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The Wayfaring Painter presents: Women Author/Illustrators

Adult Summer Camp

2019-07-11 12:00:00 2019-07-11 13:00:00 America/New_York The Wayfaring Painter presents: Women Author/Illustrators Headquarters Branch

Thursday, July 11
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-07-11 12:00:00 2019-07-11 13:00:00 America/New_York The Wayfaring Painter presents: Women Author/Illustrators Join Kristyn, the Wayfaring Painter, for fun art classes featuring woman author/illustrators every Thursday* in July from 12 noon - 1pm in Meeting Room B. *The library will be closed on July 4th. Headquarters Branch

Headquarters Branch

Meeting Room B

Join Kristyn, the Wayfaring Painter, for fun art classes featuring woman author/illustrators every Thursday* in July from 12 noon - 1pm in Meeting Room B. *The library will be closed on July 4th.

Three women author/illustrators will be featured across Wayfaring Painter's Summer at the Library Adult Summer Camp classes. Each session, participants will be re-introduced to childhood favorites that are sure to evoke long summer days spent reading and will inspire an art project to make and take.

Harriet the Spy: Bind and decorate your own notebook with a hand-marbled cover and embark on a practice of thought-provoking art journaling inspired by Louise Fitzhugh. Thursday, July 11 at noon 

Sam, Bangs & Moonshine: Cats, mermaids and 1960's cool - explore figurative and fashion illustration through block print techniques and the work of Evaline Ness. Thursday, July 18 at noon 

The Little House: Draw inspiration from local historic homes and your own neighborhood in this fun and simple introduction to architectural illustration and the work of Virginia Lee Burton. Thursday, July 25 at noon

All classes will be held in Meeting Room B on the third floor.

Harriet the Spy Book CoverThe Little House

This series is made possible thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Library.

Headquarters Branch

Phone: 352-334-3900

Hours
Mon, Jul 15 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jul 16 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jul 17 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jul 18 9:30AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 19 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 20 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 21 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Headquarters Branch Library provides access to resources and services in the City of Gainesville and surrounding areas.  It also serves as the headquarters of Alachua County Library District.

Upcoming events

Canceled
Tue, Jul 16, 10:30am - 11:30am
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Stories, music, and lots of fun for toddler-aged children and their caregivers.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Open Enrollment for ESOL classes (English learning) at the library - Tuesdays 11 am - 2 pm. Meetings will take place in the Literacy... more
Open Enrollment for ESOL classes (English learning) at the library - Tuesdays 11 am - 2 pm. Meetings will take place in the Literacy office. Last intake is at 1:45 pm.

Tue, Jul 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room B
Learn how to identify the fungus among us in this 5-part hands-on workshop. Hosted by Sarah Prentice.

Tue, Jul 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Foundation Room
Learn how to create your own bullet journal, work on new spreads, or share those you've already created. Supplies will be provided,... more
Learn how to create your own bullet journal, work on new spreads, or share those you've already created. Supplies will be provided, some are limited.

Tue, Jul 16, 1:45pm - 4:15pm
Meeting Room B
New World Training

Tue, Jul 16, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Youth Services Area
Read a story to a friendly therapy dog at the Read with a Dog Program, every first and third Tuesday afternoon of each month!

Tue, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Teen Space
Teens join us the 3rd Tuesday of every month to learn and try a simple craft! We'll try things like crochet, knitting, loom weaving,... more
Teens join us the 3rd Tuesday of every month to learn and try a simple craft! We'll try things like crochet, knitting, loom weaving, cross stitch, and more! Beginners welcome! Materials provided!

Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Foundation Room
July's book is Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal. Copies will be available at the Headquarters Reference desk on June 19. A book club... more
July's book is Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal. Copies will be available at the Headquarters Reference desk on June 19. A book club featuring romance titles or fiction with a strong romantic element.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Advanced English conversation class. Must first meet with Literacy Program staff. Open Enrollment is on Tuesdays from 11-2 at... more
Advanced English conversation class. Must first meet with Literacy Program staff. Open Enrollment is on Tuesdays from 11-2 at Headquarters. For more info: 352-334-3920 or jmerritt@aclib.us

Wed, Jul 17, 9:30am - 4:00pm
Plaza Area
Free primary health care consultations and treatment in a mobile clinic sponsored by the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Join us for a program of songs, music, and movement.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Wed, Jul 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room B
Join us at Headquarters Library for Adult Summer Camp: Handicrafts with the MAKERspace Team. On Wednesdays in July, we will make... more
Join us at Headquarters Library for Adult Summer Camp: Handicrafts with the MAKERspace Team. On Wednesdays in July, we will make different handicrafts.

Wed, Jul 17, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Storywoods Room
Join us in the Storywoods Room every Wednesday for afternoon fun.

Canceled
Wed, Jul 17, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Wed, Jul 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storywoods Room
Come play Wii games in the Storywoods Room every Wednesday afternoon.

Wed, Jul 17, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Foundation Room
BOT Meeting

Thu, Jul 18, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room A
Governing Board

Thu, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays for babies and infants. Caregivers should supply one lap per baby for this highly interactive... more
Stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays for babies and infants. Caregivers should supply one lap per baby for this highly interactive program.

Rescheduled
Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
New date Thursday, July 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
A special dog show with 9 funny and very entertaining dogs. These dogs know how to climb stairs, perform somersaults, and other uniquely... more
A special dog show with 9 funny and very entertaining dogs. These dogs know how to climb stairs, perform somersaults, and other uniquely designed family tricks.

Thu, Jul 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room B
Join Kristyn, the Wayfaring Painter, for fun art classes featuring woman author/illustrators every Thursday* in July from 12 noon - 1pm... more
Join Kristyn, the Wayfaring Painter, for fun art classes featuring woman author/illustrators every Thursday* in July from 12 noon - 1pm in Meeting Room B. *The library will be closed on July 4th.

Thu, Jul 18, 1:45pm - 4:15pm
Meeting Room B
New World Training

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room A
A special dog show with 9 funny and very entertaining dogs. These dogs know how to climb stairs, perform somersaults, and other uniquely... more
A special dog show with 9 funny and very entertaining dogs. These dogs know how to climb stairs, perform somersaults, and other uniquely designed family tricks.

Thu, Jul 18, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Thu, Jul 18, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Teen Space
Come and join your friends in the Teen Space for Retro Video Gaming.

Thu, Jul 18, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B
Basic/Beginning ESOL class. Must first meet with Literacy Program staff. Open Enrollment is on Tuesdays from 11-2 at Headquarters. For... more
Basic/Beginning ESOL class. Must first meet with Literacy Program staff. Open Enrollment is on Tuesdays from 11-2 at Headquarters. For more info: 352-334-3920 or jmerritt@aclib.us

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room A
Open to all ages and experience. Comfortable clothing, yoga mat, light blanket recommended. Instructor is Veda Lewis.

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Youth Services Area
Relax and enjoy fun for the whole family! Coloring sheets for kids and adults as well as crayons and colored pencils will be provided.

Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B
A guided tour to making art pieces using oil pastels. All supplies are provided and no experience necessary.

Fri, Jul 19, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Meeting Room A
Take a break with yoga! Class is 45-minutes long. A yoga mat, towel, and comfortable clothing are recommended.

Fri, Jul 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storywoods Room
Create new LEGO masterpieces every week at the Headquarters Library

Fri, Jul 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Teen Space
In Middle or High School? You're invited to join Teen Book Club!

Sat, Jul 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storywoods Room
Join us for a special storytime created in cooperation with the Center for Autism Related Disorders (CARD).

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Storywoods Room
Join us for a family-friendly movie every Saturday in the Headquarter's children's department.

Rescheduled
Sat, Jul 20, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
New date Saturday, August 24, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Sanford will describe the 60 month successful medical recovery process of an individual with severe closed head trauma resulting in a... more
Sanford will describe the 60 month successful medical recovery process of an individual with severe closed head trauma resulting in a completely different individual.

Sun, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room B
50 years ago on July 20, Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon. This glimpse of the Discovery mini-series features a look at the start... more
50 years ago on July 20, Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon. This glimpse of the Discovery mini-series features a look at the start of the Space Program through Apollo 11's historic landing.

Sun, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Space
Drop in to hang out and chat while you work on your sewing project. Sewing machines, embroidery machine and other hand sewing or... more
Drop in to hang out and chat while you work on your sewing project. Sewing machines, embroidery machine and other hand sewing or crafting materials will be available. All skill levels welcome.

Sun, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us to visit with a couple of UF scientists and swap stories. Learn about their latest work, or just talk about kids or football ...... more
Join us to visit with a couple of UF scientists and swap stories. Learn about their latest work, or just talk about kids or football ... anything is fair game at these casual conversations.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Mon, Jul 22, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Foundation Room
This program is designed to help job seekers help themselves in seeking employment.

Mon, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room B
Join us at Headquarters Library for Adult Summer Camp: Meet the MAKERspace Team. On Mondays in July, we will showcase 3D printing every... more
Join us at Headquarters Library for Adult Summer Camp: Meet the MAKERspace Team. On Mondays in July, we will showcase 3D printing every week along with a few different high tech and low tech items.

Canceled
Mon, Jul 22, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Mon, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Teen Space
Join us every Monday in the Teen Space for Teen Movie Mondays. We'll watch movies and make crafts!

Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storywoods Room
Stories, music, and lots of fun for toddler-aged children and their caregivers.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A
Wild Wonders presents Whaaba! Whaaba! - a musical journey of discovery using animals from around the world.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Open Enrollment for ESOL classes (English learning) at the library - Tuesdays 11 am - 2 pm. Meetings will take place in the Literacy... more
Open Enrollment for ESOL classes (English learning) at the library - Tuesdays 11 am - 2 pm. Meetings will take place in the Literacy office. Last intake is at 1:45 pm.

Tue, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room B
Learn how to identify the fungus among us in this 5-part hands-on workshop. Hosted by Sarah Prentice.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
You have the opportunity to spend up to one (1) hour with a library staff member who will assist you with all of your computer questions.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Advanced English conversation class. Must first meet with Literacy Program staff. Open Enrollment is on Tuesdays from 11-2 at... more
Advanced English conversation class. Must first meet with Literacy Program staff. Open Enrollment is on Tuesdays from 11-2 at Headquarters. For more info: 352-334-3920 or jmerritt@aclib.us