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Mac Computer Tech Meetup: iMovie – Friday December 2, 12:00 PM

Posted by Michael Gorzka on November 26th, 2016

iMovie iconIn this Mac Computer Tech Meetup, we’ll cover how to use to use iMovie to create, edit and share videos.

Day & Time: Friday December 2, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Location: Second Floor Seminar Room

Contact: Michael Gorzka mgorzka@curtislibrary.com 725-5242 ext. 218

Words Into Pictures Contest

Posted by Michael Gorzka on November 26th, 2016

In conjunction with our December Collaboratory exhibit on children’s picture book illustration, Curtis
is sponsoring a contest for creative reuse of salvaged library cards, turning them into works of art. Books are not the only way to turn words into pictures!

Simply choose a card or two from the drawer of discarded cards available in the Collaboratory, explore the text on the card, and imagine how you might illustrate some piece of the text on that card. It could be the title of the book, a single word, or something the book is about. You can use any medium on your card, though there will be colored pencils available in the Collaboratory.

Return the completed card to the Reference Desk for display in the Collaboratory . Cards returned by January 10 will be considered for the contest. Local illustrator Charlotte Agell will proclaim our winner, who will receive a $25 gift certificate from the Gulf of Maine bookstore.

Here are few examples pulled from past Fresno City College Library cARTalog contests:

Library cARTalog contest

fox-stephanie-markley

shakespeare-emmanuel-pantoja

Scrap Crafts: “Snowflakes” – Wednesday December 7, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Posted by Michael Gorzka on November 26th, 2016

snow flake realisticJoin staff at Curtis Memorial Library to learn how to make realistic paper snowflakes (with six points) from your scrap paper.

More than three different types of snowflakes will be taught, allowing participants to make a variety of beautiful decorations which can be used on their own or strung together to form garlands.

Appropriate for ages teen – adult.

Day & Time: Wednesday December 7, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Contact: Hazel Onsrud honsrud@curtislibrary.com

Location: The Curtis Underground