Free Art Fridays – Folded Book Page Flowers

Waste Not, Make Art! Twice a month in the Friendship Free Library Community Room. Join us Friday, March 9th from 7:15-9:00 p.m. for Folded Book Page Flowers. Students will use pages from old books to create beautiful flowers using paper folding techniques. There is no cost for the class, and participants need not bring any materials with them.

Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration Required. Please call (585)973-7724 or stop in to sign up.

Classes are taught by Ali McCarthy.

Funded in part by the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Regrant Program with support from the New York Legistlature and Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council.

 

Free Art Fridays – Black & White Florals on Upcycled Canvases Pt. 2

Waste Not, Make Art! Twice a month in the Friendship Free Library Community Room. Join us Friday, February 23rd from 7:15-9:00 p.m. for Black and white floral paintings on upcycled canvases. This is a two part class, and you must attend both to finish the project. In this second class, we will learn to paint beautiful white florals on a black background using q-tips and toilet paper rolls as brushes to create flowers. There is no cost for the class, and participants need not bring any materials with them.

Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration Required. Please call (585)973-7724 or stop in to sign up.

Classes are taught by Ali McCarthy.

Funded in part by the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Regrant Program with support from the New York Legistlature and Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council.

 

Free Art Fridays – Black & White Florals on Upcycled Canvases Pt. 1 new time!

Waste Not, Make Art! Twice a month in the Friendship Free Library Community Room. This class has moved to Friday, February 16th from 7:15-9:00 p.m. for Black and white floral paintings on upcycled canvases. This is a two part class, and you must attend both to finish the project. In this first class, students will learn to make canvases from upcycled cereal boxes. There is no cost for the class, and participants need not bring any materials with them.

Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration Required. Please call (585)973-7724 or stop in to sign up.

Classes are taught by Ali McCarthy.

Funded in part by the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Regrant Program with support from the New York Legistlature and Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council.

Dried Flower Wine & Design

Join us for Dried Flower Wine and Design on Thursday, February 8th @ 7 p.m. Design and take home a dried floral arrangement. Sample wines to pair with your favorite meals. Enjoy an evening of talk with a group of friendly people. $20 per ticket. Limited spots available. Tickets may be purchased at the Friendship Free Library, or call (585) 973-7724. You must purchase your ticket in advance. Class will be taught by Ashlie Dearmitt of the Scarlet Lily. Adults only.

Reminder – Upcycled Soda Bottle Bird Feeders This Friday!

Don’t forget, FREE art class this Friday, January 26th from 7:15-9:00 p.m. to feed your feathered friends from these adorable upcycled soda bottle bird feeders. Learn color theory, color blending, elements of design, and some basic wire wrapping. There is no cost for the class, and participants need not bring any materials with them.

Registration required. Please call (585)973-7724 or stop in to sign up.

Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Classes are taught by Ali McCarthy.

Funded in part by the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Regrant Program with support from the New York Legistlature and Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council.

Pokemon Club

Interested in battling, trading cards, or just hanging out and talking about Pokémon? Then come to the Friendship Free Library on Thursday evenings from 5:30-7 p.m. for the Pokémon Club.

 

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Tales to Tails

Is your child a reluctant or struggling reader? Consider bringing them to the Friendship Library on Wednesday evenings beginning at 6:30 p.m. for Tales to Tails, where your child can practice their reading skills by reading to our canine friend Jackson. Call the library at (585)973-7724 with any questions, and please be sure to call the library to make sure that the program is “on” for the evening, because there are occasional cancellations.

Judo

Did you know that there are Judo classes for kids at the Friendship Library on Tuesday evenings? Pre-K to 3rd grade class runs from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. and class for 4th grade and up meets from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. The cost is $6 per session, plus $1 if you rent a gi. There are some forms that must be signed before the child may participate. If you are interested in signing your child up for the classes, please contact the library at (585)973-7724 for further information.