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Olivet College’s Burrage Library to host winter and spring programs
Nov 10, 2008

Olivet Colleges Burrage Library is hosting the following programs throughout the remainder of the academic year. All events are free and open to the public.

For more information, call (269) 749-7387.

  • Happy Hobby 4:30 p.m. in the Library Lecture Room; supplies and refreshments provided:

  •           o Wednesday, Nov. 12 Decorate tote bags with paint and other media.
              o Thursday, Dec. 4 Create a window cling to take home.

  • Lunch, Learn & Laugh Noon to 1 p.m. in the Library Lecture Room; participants should bring a brown bag lunch:

  •           o Wednesday, Nov. 12 Arthur Williams, Ph.D., associate professor of theatre, will give a presentation titled The Comic Book as Frozen Theatre, which examines the rise of the comic book as a major influence in novels and motion pictures.
              o Friday, Dec. 5 Learn how to make snowflake ornaments out of wire and beads. Supplies provided.
              o Wednesday, Jan. 28 Rev. Jack Brown, Olivet Congregational Church minister and adjunct instructor of religion, will discuss his service work with Mission Mazahua, an organization that serves the indigenous people of Central Mexico.

  • Meals On Wheels project Monday, Dec. 1 through Friday, Dec. 12 in the main lobby. Participants will decorate lunch bags for Meals On Wheels of Eaton County. Supplies provided.

  • Toddler Time 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 13 through April 14 (no session March 10) in the Childrens Room. Includes stories and simple crafts for toddlers.

  • Craft Time Saturdays 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Jan. 17 through April 4, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 2. Supplies provided; children under 9-years-old must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-teens and teens are also welcome.

  •           o Jan. 17 Create picture frames and coasters with recycled compact discs. Bring pictures you would like to frame.
              o Jan. 31 Make your own cards and bookmarks using rubber stamps.
              o Feb. 14 Decorate candles with sequins and create picture frames for Valentines Day.
              o March 21 Create a painting with yarn
              o March 28 Create a hand-painted flower pot for springtime.
              o April 4 Special guest instructor, Marian Reiter, will teach the basics of Chinese brush painting.
              o May 2 Make a small felt purse and banner for Mothers Day.


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