August Adult Programs at the Avondale Library

All adults are welcome! Programs are free but space is limited, so call 226-4000 or drop by the circulation desk to reserve your spot.

Wednesday, August 1st @ 2 p.m. -- Club Create: Come together to create something new! We'll tackle a new craft project each month, with instruction and materials provided. This month we’re decorating “Beautiful Music” rhythm boards and maracas.

Thursday, August 2nd -- Celebrate National Coloring Book Day at Avondale Library: Drop into Avondale Library anytime Aug. 2nd to pick up a free National Coloring Book Day 2018 coloring sheet and enter a drawing for a deluxe “Art of Mindfulness” coloring book prize pack! Drop-in coloring stations for adults are provided all day every day.

Wednesday, August 8th @ 2 p.m. -- Art Party: A different art project is offered each month with materials and instruction provided, and each participant can create a unique work of art. This month we’re creating edible art sandwiches.

Wednesday, August 15th @ 2 p.m. -- Books & Beads: Join us for our monthly jewelry-making adventure. Materials, tools, and instructions are provided, and each participant will complete a jewelry project to take home. Adults of all skill levels are welcome. This month we’re crafting “Libraries Rock” rock chip earrings.

Monday, August 20th @ 6 p.m. – Avondale Library Book Club: Join us to discuss Pachinko by Min Jin Lee. "Beginning in 1910 during the time of Japanese colonialization and ending many decades later in 1989, Pachinko is the epic saga of a Korean family told over four generations. The family's story starts with Hoonie, a young Korean man born with physical deformities, but whose destiny comes from his inner strength and kindness. Hoonie's daughter, rather than bring shame on her family, leaves their homeland for Japan, where her children and grandchildren will be born and raised; yet prejudice against their Korean heritage
will prevent them from ever feeling at home...Lee's exceptional story of one family is the story of many of the world's people. They ask only for the chance to belong somewhere—and to be judged by their hearts and actions rather than by ideas of blood traits and bad seeds."--Seira Wilson

Wednesday, August 22nd @ 2 p.m. -- Fiber Arts on Fifth Avenue: Knitters, crocheters, and other "fiber artists" of all skill levels can bring their supplies to this informal group to share tips and ideas! The library will have a limited supply of needles and yarn available on a first come, first served basis.

Monday, August 27th @ 6 p.m. – Avondale Book Club Freestyle: Read any book you want and join fellow book-lovers to discuss what everyone is reading. Light refreshments provided. Call 226-4000 for more information and to reserve your spot.

Wednesday, August 29th @ 2 p.m. – Wildcard Wednesday: Crafts rock! Bring your own colored t-shirt and learn to create a bleached t-shirt design. Class size is limited. Call 226-4000 to reserve your spot.