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Spring Painting Program

Create a spring painting

2021-05-04 13:00:00 2021-05-04 14:00:00 America/Chicago Spring Painting Program Be guided to create a colorful spring scene by our instructor from Kaleidoscope School of Fine Art. Those who've not previously received a watercolor kit will be eligible to pick-up 1 prior to event. Your home via Zoom

Tuesday, May 04
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-05-04 13:00:00 2021-05-04 14:00:00 America/Chicago Spring Painting Program Be guided to create a colorful spring scene by our instructor from Kaleidoscope School of Fine Art. Those who've not previously received a watercolor kit will be eligible to pick-up 1 prior to event. Your home via Zoom

Be guided to create a colorful spring scene by our instructor from Kaleidoscope School of Fine Art. Those who've not previously received a watercolor kit will be eligible to pick-up 1 prior to event.

Our instructor from Kaleidoscope School of Fine Art will guide us in our creative painting of a colorful spring scene.  For patrons who've not already received a water color kit, kits will be available to pick-up prior to the program.  Registration is limited and kit pick-up details will be provided following registration confirmation.  You must include your e-mail address on your registration to receive the Zoom invitation.  

TAGS: | Craft Programs |

Ela Area Public Library

Phone: 847-438-3433
Fax: 847-438-9290

Hours
Mon, Apr 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 16 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 17 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 18 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Tue, Apr 13, All day
Register for your kit, which includes a book and the supplies to make a related craft at home.
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Tue, Apr 13, All day
Do you love to cook? Then you will want a kitchen kit! Register beginning April 1 at 10am. Limited to Ela cardholders ages 7 and up.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Apr 13, All day
Your kit will contain crafts, activities and other surprises related to the "Captain Underpants" books by Dav Pilkey.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Apr 13, All day
Get crafty at home! Sign up online then pick up supplies and instructions at the children's department to create your own work of art at home.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Apr 13, All day
Using the materials and instructions provided along with a few items you already have at home, you will be able to create fun science projects and perform experiments! Limited to Ela cardholders.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Apr 13, All day
Using the materials and instructions provided along with a few items you already have at home, you will be able to create fun science projects and perform experiments! Limited to Ela cardholders.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Apr 13, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Members of the public can listen by phone or view/listen online to the meeting using Zoom (zoom.us). https://www.eapl.org/sites/default/files/Nominating%20Committee%20April%2013%2C%202021%20Agenda.pdf

Tue, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Members of the public can listen by phone or view/listen online to the meeting using Zoom (zoom.us). https://www.eapl.org/sites/default/files/EDR%20April%2013%2C%202021%20Agenda.pdf

Tue, Apr 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Online Zoom Class
Learn to create different types of charts, work with formulas, edit cells, sort and filter data.

Tue, Apr 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for digital Books & Brews. A valid email address is required. The Zoom link will be sent by 2pm on the date of discussion.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Apr 14, All day
Each session of this five part series will explore 4-6 letters through videos and supplemental take home kits. Participation in previous series required. For children ages 3-5.

Wed, Apr 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
What do you want college to look like?

Wed, Apr 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The New York Times best-selling author will visit to discuss his latest in the Virgil Flowers series - Ocean Prey.

Wed, Apr 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
This seminar goes beyond just the basics and takes a deeper dive into retirement planning, awareness, analytics and strategies.
This event is full

Thu, Apr 15, 10:00am - 9:00pm
We’ll practice drawing several furry friends step by step in different poses, showing markings and breeds.

Thu, Apr 15, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us in our monthly Zoom meeting to discuss and learn about fabrics and quilt making. Quilters from beginning to advance skill levels are welcome, "show and tell" is always a fun feature! (R)

Canceled
Thu, Apr 15, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us as we talk about all things video games! Register for an invitation.

Thu, Apr 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Mike Gershbein helps you understand the underlying technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as well as online currency exchanges, and the challenges and opportunities ahead.
This event is full

Sat, Apr 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
This exclusive tour will include a visit to Horticulture Hall, the beehives, and a behind-the-scenes peak at the propagation greenhouses.Register

Sun, Apr 18, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Are you a girl interested in computer science? Learn about programming skills and work towards developing a project that solves a real world problem in your community. For grades 6-12
Registration is now closed

Mon, Apr 19, All day
Every great reader needs a great book bag! This book bag will come with a personalized iron-on message that says, #bookworm.
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Mon, Apr 19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Meet Rebecca Hopman, the new genealogy librarian at Ela Area Public Library. Newcomers welcome. Registration and email is required for Zoom link.

Mon, Apr 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Don't know a rook from a bishop or how pieces move? No problem! We'll get down to basics in this introduction to chess. Learn everything you need to know to play a game and get your first checkmate.

Mon, Apr 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn to make delicious scones and endless options based on your favorite flavors.
This event is full

Tue, Apr 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
People experiencing memory loss due to Alzheimer's disease or another cognitive issue are invited to attend with care partners to enjoy conversation and connection. Each month features a new theme.

Tue, Apr 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Great Decisions is a discussion program on world affairs that meets eight times throughout the year.

Wed, Apr 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
10 to Try meet up is a place to talk about books you’ve read recently. Each meeting focuses on a topic from the annual reading challenge and provides recommendations for your reading enjoyment.

Wed, Apr 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn to improve habitat in your yard.

Thu, Apr 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Zoom Class
What happens to your digital assets once you're gone?

Thu, Apr 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn to make delicious scones and endless options based on your favorite flavors.
This event is full

Fri, Apr 23, All day
Ms. Anna & Ms. Jillian present Storytime @ Home videos with all your favorite songs, rhymes & books! A link to view this video will be emailed and available for two weeks.

Mon, Apr 26, 10:00am - 11:30am
This group meets monthly to discuss and share reactions together. Each title selected is available in large print, audio and regular print. You must register to receive a copy of the book.
This event is full

Tue, Apr 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Online Zoom Class
Take your Excel skills to the next step; this class will focus on simple to complex formulas including VLOOKUP, Arrays, Financial Analysis and much more.

Wed, Apr 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Get an overview of car maintenance from Chaya Milchtein of Mechanic Shop Femme.Register

Thu, Apr 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Participate in this scavenger hunt and flower pressing event to celebrate Spring! Explore the outside and take a walk to see if you can find everything on the list and earn a prize.
This event is full

Thu, Apr 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bring on the fiesta!

Sat, May 01, All day
Pick up a craft to make at home! While supplies last.

Mon, May 03, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Create a plant landscape using cut, torn, and painted textured construction paper. A great Mother's Day activity for the family!

Mon, May 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
What's blooming in your neighborhood?

Tue, May 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Be guided to create a colorful spring scene by our instructor from Kaleidoscope School of Fine Art. Those who've not previously received a watercolor kit will be eligible to pick-up 1 prior to event.
This event is full

Tue, May 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Online Zoom Class
Looks at more complex tables and charts including using pivot tables and charts.

Tue, May 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
This monthly drop-in event provides information and support to those in a caregiving role. Register to receive a Zoom invitation through Ela Township 55+ at 847 438-9160.

Sat, May 08, 8:00am - 11:00am
Free, secure document shredding and small electronics recycling provided.

Tue, May 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for digital YA for Adults Book Discussion. A valid email address is required. The Zoom link will be sent by 2pm on the date of discussion.

Tue, May 11, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Online Zoom Class
Take your Excel skills to the next level! This workshop will review macros, data validation, stocks, forecast sheets, and advanced financial formulas.

Wed, May 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Explore art museums virtually from the comfort of your own home. We'll look at and discuss a wide range of art styles. Be inspired and create your own piece of art. All skill levels welcomed.

Thu, May 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us for our monthly Zoom meetings, have fun & socialize as we knit & crochet & discuss everything yarn. Donations of crafted items are accepted for local charities. All levels welcome. (R)

Thu, May 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Online Zoom Class
Learn how to find, examine, organize, and create your own content and channel on YouTube, a free video sharing website.

Thu, May 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn more about this type of sculpture known as Collegiate Gothic which was popular in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Sat, May 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Explore ways to connect with the Art Institute of Chicago and discover little known stories that make ours one of the most renowned art museums in the world.Register

Mon, May 17, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn to search for family history records including the U.S. federal census, military records, passenger lists, and more! Newcomers welcome. Registration and email is required for Zoom link.

Tue, May 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
People experiencing memory loss due to Alzheimer's disease or another cognitive issue are invited to attend with care partners to enjoy conversation and connection. Each month features a new theme.

Tue, May 18, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Great Decisions is a discussion program on world affairs that meets eight times throughout the year.

Tue, May 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
This program is designed to offer peace of mind for yourself and your loved ones as you review documents such as Power of Attorney, trusts & wills. An attorney will present key issues to consider.

Tue, May 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Let’s dabble in the art of mixed drinks!

Thu, May 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us in our monthly Zoom meeting to discuss and learn about fabrics and quilt making. Quilters from beginning to advance skill levels are welcome, "show and tell" is always a fun feature! (R)

Thu, May 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Online Zoom Class
This workshop will review popular coupon and rebate sites including Ratuken, Decluttr, and Coupons.com.

Thu, May 20, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us as we talk about all things video games! Register for an invitation.

Fri, May 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
It’s National Pizza Party day! Join us as we celebrate all things pizza during this cheesy event. There’ll be pizza crafts, games, and a pizza-flavored snack taste test. It’s going to be a real slice.

Sat, May 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Get an exclusive tour of the Dinosaur range with mammalian paleontologist William Simpson!Register

Mon, May 24, All day
This small pot is a sweet reminder that warmer weather is just around the corner.
Registration opens Saturday, May 1 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, May 24, 10:00am - 11:30am
This group meets monthly to discuss and share reactions together. Each title selected is available in large print, audio and regular print. You must register to receive a copy of the book.
This event is full

Tue, May 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Online Zoom Class
A virtual journey across Scandinavia through four of its Capital Cities: Reykjavik, Oslo, Copenhagen, and Stockholm. 
This event is full

Wed, May 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Discover the best process for gaining the knowledge you need to find or transition into a more fulfilling career path.

Thu, May 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Calling all teen book lovers! Let's discuss what we've been reading and add some books to our to-read lists. Also, learn about new and upcoming releases. Pick up your free book at the library.

Thu, May 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for an introduction to Great Lakes shipwrecks.

Sat, May 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Just before the first man landed on the moon, Charlie Brown and Snoopy soared through space with NASA’s Apollo 10 mission in May 1969.Register

Mon, May 31, All day
Meeting Room A and B (R117)
The library will be closed all day.

Sat, Jun 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kick off the summer with a demo of an off-road vehicle designed by the BAJA SAE team at the University of Illinois.

Tue, Jun 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for digital Books & Brews. A valid email address is required. The Zoom link will be sent by 2pm on the date of discussion. 
Registration opens Tuesday, June 1 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 14, All day
Create a unique pop-up butterfly card. Design your butterfly and background, then fold and cut the paper to make a unique piece of art. For ages 12 to adult.
Registration opens Tuesday, June 1 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 14, All day
Sign up for a summer-themed kit full of crafts, activities and surprises!
Registration opens Tuesday, June 1 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Get your paper and pencils ready and join Mark on Zoom for these live, interactive cartooning classes. The zoom link will be sent to your email the morning of the program.
Registration opens Tuesday, June 1 2021 at 9:00am

Fri, Jun 18, All day
We will select a variety of books on your chosen theme. Up to five books will be selected. Coordinating supplemental materials and a sticker will be provided.
Registration opens Tuesday, June 1 2021 at 9:00am

Fri, Jun 18, All day
Tell us what chapter books you like to read, and we’ll make some selections for you! You choose the categories, and we’ll select up to 3 books for you to enjoy.
Registration opens Tuesday, June 1 2021 at 9:00am

Canceled
Tue, Jun 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
People experiencing memory loss due to Alzheimer's disease or another cognitive issue are invited to attend with care partners to enjoy conversation and connection. Each month features a new theme.

Thu, Jun 24, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Learn to paint an adorable fox snuggled in a field of flowers.

Mon, Jun 28, All day
Light up your table this 4th of July with this custom patriotic votive. Your Crafty K Kit will include: 8 oz. jar, paint, paintbrush and votive candle.
Registration opens Tuesday, June 1 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
This group meets monthly to discuss and share reactions together. Each title selected is available in large print, audio and regular print. You must register to receive a copy of the book.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Get your paper and pencils ready and join Mark on Zoom for these live, interactive cartooning classes. The zoom link will be sent to your email the morning of the program.
Registration opens Tuesday, June 1 2021 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 01, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Learn to paint beautiful butterflies with easy watercolor techniques.

Sun, Jul 04, All day
Meeting Room A and B (R117)
The library will be closed all day.

Tue, Jul 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for digital YA for Adults Book Discussion. A valid email address is required. The Zoom link will be sent by 2pm on the date of discussion. 
Registration opens Tuesday, June 1 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Jul 12, All day
Sign up for a summer-themed kit full of crafts, activities and surprises!
Registration opens Thursday, July 1 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Jul 12, All day
Make marbleized paper to create a collaged art piece. With household ingredients, dye a variety of papers, then cut and tear them to create a unique picture. For ages 12 to adult.
Registration opens Thursday, July 1 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Jul 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Get your paper and pencils ready and join Mark on Zoom for these live, interactive cartooning classes. The zoom link will be sent to your email the morning of the program.
Registration opens Thursday, July 1 2021 at 9:00am