Creative Aging in America’s Libraries
Beginning in fall 2015, four distinct eight-week Creative Aging in America's Libraries workshops for adults 55+ will launch at multiple Hartford Public Library locations: Camp Field, Dwight and Park branches, and the Downtown Library.
Simply Crazy Quilting Class
Date: Mondays, October 12 – December 7, 2015, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Downtown Library (500 Main Street)
Join local quilter and teaching artist Irma Nelson for a free, 8 week quilting workshop. Designed for both absolute beginners and quilters with some experience, this creative aging program for adults 55+ will provide instruction in the basic aspects of traditional quilting. Participants will complete a 27 ½" square quilt project to display at a reception after the last class. Materials will be provided. Registration is full. Please contact Sarah at 860-695-6377 or email email@example.com for more information. Click here for more information.
Photography & Creativity: A Digital Photography Workshop Series
Date: Tuesdays, September 29 – November 17, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Camp Field Branch (30 Campfield Avenue)
In “Photography & Creativity: A Digital Photography Workshop Series” at the Camp Field Branch, participants will learn the basic operations of a compact digital camera, including settings, how to review photos in camera, how to delete unwanted photos in camera, memory card function, and methods of downloading digital images from the camera. Once comfortable with camera usage, students will then learn how to “see” through the camera lens through a series of exercises and discussions. To register, please call 860-695-7440. Click here for more information.
Creative Aging in America's Libraries is supported by a National Leadership Grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services in collaboration with Lifetime Arts, Inc., AARP Foundation, American Library Association and Westchester Library System.