Local artist Tanya Schwartz-Roeper shares the fascinating process of making paper, including several creative techniques, resulting in one-of-a-kind sheets of paper, or 3-D projects. Through these entirely hands-on workshops, all participants produce at least one (usually many more!) paper creation to be treasured or gifted.
Two drop-in guided writing sessions: Wednesday, July 5 at 2:00 P.M. | Thursday, July 6 at 10:00 A.M.
From moreloveletters.com “...is a global organization using the power of social media to write and mail letters to strangers all over the world. Not-for-profit, and completely mission driven, we let anyone nominate someone in need of a love letter bundle. We pick the stories that resonate, you get the chance to write a letter and mail it in. The task is small, but the impact is greater than you can imagine.” Drop in & write a letter to someone who needs a pick-me-up via these guided writing sessions.
Green Lake Festival of Music’s String Orchestra
High school students, of the Festival’s nationally acclaimed strings camp, perform a concert in-the-round. Simply gorgeous! A question and answer session following the performance connects attendees with both music and performers.
07.28.2017 | Friday 7:30 P.M. | Campfire & S’mores @ Riggs County Park Hwy 23 Entrance
Enjoy tasty s’mores and outdoor games as the sun sets, followed by Informed Stargazing with Paul Kinzer, Star Lab Director. High powered star gazing equipment, food, fire and games are all provided. You may want to bring a chair or blanket.
Embrace your inner child during a night of after-hours fun on Friday, August 18th at 6 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library. Outfit yourself with a NERF™ gun and then release your stress with a game of zombies vs. humans & more during this adults-only event. Perfect for busy parents who are in need of some adult time or college students who need a study break! NERF™ guns, “Elite” dart-style ammo, glow sticks, and snacks provided. B.Y.O.B. (bring your own unmodified blaster) too! (A small number of NERF™ blasters will be available to borrow.) “Elite” dart-style NERF™ guns only, please. Attendees will need to sign a waiver in order to participate.
06.14.2017 | Wednesday 3-5 P.M. | Makerspace Tech Feature
Drop-in for guided exploration of “maker” items from the library’s circulating collection. Enjoy robotic challenges, coding and games.