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For Adults & Educators

Whole Book Approach


Friday, December 6, 2019

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

(3 PDPs) Learn about The Whole Book Approach and discover the difference between reading with children and reading to children. Registration includes a copy of Reading Picture Books with Children by Megan Dowd Lambert.

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Gouache with Illustrator Audrey Helen Weber

Monday, December 9, 2019

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Program is full. To be added to the waitlist, please contact

Join illustrator Audrey Helen Weber and explore gouache as a painting medium. This is a great introduction course for people interested in working with gouache using drawing as a foundation. The galleries will open during the midday break so participants can explore, The Pursuit of Everything: Maira Kalman's Books for Children.

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Leap Before You Look: Writing Games Involving Chance, Collaboration, and Surprise

Friday, February 7, 2020

10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for this generative workshop exploring a range of Surrealist writing games involving chance, collaboration, and surprise! Approaching writing with a sense of play and wonder, we will attempt to say the unexpected, unlock the door to the unconscious, and release our collective creativity. Adults of all ages and writing experiences are welcome! (Ages 16 and up)

Maira Kalman, Illustration for Chicken Soup, Boots (Viking Penguin). Courtesy ofJulie Saul Gallery, New York. © 1993 Maira Kalman.

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Make a Mobile Workshop

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ages 16 and up. Create your own mobile using a variety of textured papers, found materials, and adhesives in this evening workshop led by The Carle's Art Educators. We'll construct mobiles that move and play with light, perfect for hanging in your home, workplace, or giving as a gift.

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Once Upon a Memory: Writing from Personal and Family History

Friday, March 6, 2020

1:30 pm - 3:00 on

President of Modern Memoirs, Inc., Megan St. Marie, will provide a brief overview of her company's services aimed at documenting, researching, preserving, and publishing personal and family histories. She will then offer promts to invite participants to draw on their own memories and family histories in order to engage in writing and life-review work as a means of deepening familial connections and fostering self-discovery.

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Exploring Diversity in Picture Books

Friday, March 27, 2020

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

 (3 PDPs) In this workshop we will examine how to use picture books to provide "mirrors and windows" that reflect readers' identities and open their eyes to the world beyond their lived experiences.

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