If you’re tired of calling in a professional for minor jobs, but worry about doing more harm than good to your house, then why not learn to repair your home like a pro? Join professional carpenter Ryan Harris for hands-on demos that will teach you to give your home the love and care it deserves. Part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Like a Pro series.
Join Holden Boyles in a four-week series as he breaks down how you can take your drawings and artwork and turn them into game assets using Adobe Photoshop. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.
Join us for this five-week series as we explore different media and styles. Each artist will create several pieces of finished artwork to make a mini portfolio. At the end of the series, created artwork will be displayed at the library for all to admire. All skill levels welcome. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.
Art from Ashes is an opportunity to foster expression, connection and transformation through poetry. During this eight-week program students will develop poems and present them during live paid performances, including the Brighton Youth Commission’s SPEAK event. Please plan to attend all eight Monday sessions, April 4-May 23, which are necessary for participation. Appropriate for teens in grades 9-12. Space is limited; registration required.
Did you grow up with Harry Potter and cry when you read the last page of the last book? I certainly shed some tears, more because it was the last book than because the ending was sad. Ever since I have been on the hunt for books that could help fill the void left by Harry and his friends. Admittedly most of these series do not involve midnight release parties and have yet to make it to Hollywood, but they do have fast friends, intriguing school-time shenanigans, and elements out of the ordinary. Do you have other books to add to this list?
I look forward to each summer like I'm a kid waiting for school to be out. Not because I actually get a kids-length summer vacation, but because many authors release new books in some of my favorite series. These series are at the top of the list because their lead characters have become my imaginary friends. I have quite a few imaginary friends and, like my real friends, they are diverse, complex, intuitive, flawed, brave, intelligent and funny. Each summer affords me the opportunity to visit them again and see where their next adventures will take them.