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Felting for Adults: Autumn Garland


Felting for Adults: Autumn Garland
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
7:00 – 8:30 PM

Join us for a fun evening of needle felting lead by Zwitsa of Meraki Handwoven.  Participants will learn how to manipulate wool and create definition and texture through needle felting.  By the end of the class everyone will have created beautiful autumn leaves to take home that can be connected with yarn to make a garland or used individually as seasonal decor in a bowl or on a tabletop.  Once the technique of needle felting is learned, the possibilities for creativity are limitless!

Please be aware, participants will be handling sharp needles and wool.  Due to the nature of the materials, this program is open to adults only.

This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Melrose Public Library.

Calling All Artists!

Midwinter Dream Art Show

“The color of springtime is in the flowers, the color of winter is in the imagination” — Terri Guillemets

The library is seeking Winter-themed 2D artwork for display in our upcoming winter exhibit, Midwinter Dream. The exhibit will run from December to mid-March.  Open to artists 18 years and older.  Preference will be given first to Melrose residents and then to artists with a Melrose connection.

Stop by the library for an application or download and print:

Artist Application

Applications are due Wednesday, October 30, 2019.

Any questions, please contact the Reference department at 781-665-2313.


MORE Community Read

MORE Community Read: Immigration
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
7:00 PM – Meeting Room

Image shows the cover of the book, Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas; the cover is yellow with a fingerprint.The library is partnering with Melrose Organizes For Real Equality (MORE) for a community read!
A book discussion of Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas will follow the speaker.
Seating is limited; please sign up online or call the library to reserve your seat (781-665-2313).