Final summer events planned at Elizabeth Taber Library


MARION – The Elizabeth Taber Library rounds off the summer with a program of events for children and adults.

Join artist Jeanine Cappuccino for adult art workshops twice a month.

Cappuccino is an art teacher based on Cape Cod who works in a variety of mediums from painting to sketching to ceramics.

The first class is Thursday, August 11th, 6-7:30pm and teaches participants to create a sketchbook.

The elements of creating realistic qualities in sketching will be the focus of the course.

The second course will take place on August 27th from 10-11:30 am and will be about perspective.

Learn one and two-point perspective, then apply these techniques to landscape sketches of Marion landmarks.

The class will include a walk around Marion.

Sign up for one or both courses at the library.

For kids who want to craft, join author Alec Carvlin for an interactive reading of his picture book How to Bake a Universe on Friday, August 12 at 11am.

Alec Carvlin is an author and designer who graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in Classics. How to Bake a Universe is his first picture book.

Visitors will perform story-inspired cosmic crafts.

Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with an Ice Cream Social and Splash Party on Saturday, August 20th from 11am to 2pm. The event is sponsored by Kool Kone.

Visit the library’s new miniature bookshop, Reading Room Books. Books, DVDs and gifts can be purchased in the front reading room. All purchases benefit the Elizabeth Taber Library.

These programs are brought to you with federal funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

For more information on the Elizabeth Taber Library, see or call 508-748-1252.


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