Olivet College’s Burrage Library to host fall programs
Aug 21, 2008
Olivet Colleges Burrage Library is hosting the following programs throughout the fall semester. All events are free and open to the public.
For more information, call (269) 749-7387.
o Tuesday, Sept. 30 Mary Jo Ramsey-Smith, adjunct professor of interdisciplinary studies, will offer discussion on staying healthy and managing stress while living on a college campus.
o Wednesday, Oct. 8 Martha Perkins, Ph.D., associate professor of humanities, will give a presentation titled Why Writing a Book is Like Going on a Diet and offer tips on developing story ideas.
o Thursday, Oct. 16 Diane Kirkham, administrative assistant to the vice president and dean for academic affairs, and professional clown, will discuss how she became a clown, as well as the skills required for such a vocation.
o Sept. 13 Sun Catchers: Create hanging mobiles with compact discs, foil pie plates and more.
o Sept. 27 Book Bags: Use old blue jeans to create new book bags.
o Oct. 11 Fairy Magic: Create wands and crowns from cardboard, glitter and more.
o Oct. 25 Spooky Halloween Crafts: Build spiders from beads and chenille stems and design puzzle cards.
o Nov. 15 Basket Making: Use string and yarn to make colorful baskets for fall.
o Dec. 6 Holiday Decorations: Create tree ornaments, snowmen and more.