Children’s Programs

2022-23 Season

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Teen Workshop: Introduction to Origami

No Charge Reservations required, call (561) 655-2766 or email kinglibrary@fourarts.org Appropriate for ages: 12-18 Make unique pieces of art with paper! Learn how to make origami by using various techniques and simple folds with origami instructor Akiko Soejima. Following the workshop, teens and families will be invited for complimentary admission to the exhibit Hard Bodies: Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Sculpture. Presenter: …

Teen Program: Introduction to Calligraphy

No Charge Reservations required, call (561) 655-2766 or email kinglibrary@fourarts.org Appropriate for ages: 12-18 Using ink and brush, two traditional calligraphy writing implements, learn to write Japanese characters in this hands-on workshop. Presenter: Akiko Soejima Biography: Akiko Soejima is a native Japanese shodo “calligraphy” and origami instructor.  She studied calligraphy for many years while living in Japan consistently improving her …

Teen Program: Cyanotypes in the Sun: An Alternative Process Photo Class

No Charge Reservations required, call (561) 655-2766 or email kinglibrary@fourarts.org Appropriate for ages: 12-18 In this class we will use natural plants and found objects to make cyanotypes, otherwise known as sun prints. Students will watch as their classic bright blue photograph becomes exposed with the sun. We will experiment with different exposures and objects as well as …

Teen Workshop: Outside the Lines: Mixed Media Botanicals

No Charge Reservations required, call (561) 655-2766 or email kinglibrary@fourarts.org Appropriate for ages: 12-18 In this class we will explore different media and layered approaches to botanical drawings. We will use the gardens to observe nature through watercolor, collage and layered drawings. Students will learn how to compose a simple illustration and play with a variety of media …

Preschool Story Times
Story time at the library is a wonderful way to capture the imagination and introduce your child to a love of reading. The Children’s Library offers free story time programs, specially designed for children. Preschool Story Time is for children 4 years of age and younger and is available most Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. from October through April. All Children’s Library story times are thematic with stories, shared songs, and arts and crafts projects addressing the program’s educational theme.
Family Story Times
Family Story Time is for children 8 years of age and younger and is available at 10:30 a.m. two Saturdays a month, November through April. An arts and crafts activity will follow each story time.
School-Age Programs
The Children’s Library offers a monthly cooking, art and floral design classes on select weekdays for school-age children in Kindergarten and up. There is no charge to attend weekly school-age programs, but reservations are required, and space is limited.