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Sketching for Adults by btiblog
Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 9:45 am
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Register now to learn the basics of sketching with artist Bhavna Misra on Saturday, October 22 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Sign up at the Information Desk, call (510) 284-0677 when the library is open or email Barbara at btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org.

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Fixit Clinic Popular by btiblog
Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 2:53 pm
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Thanks to the Fixit folks for their nice post about our fixit clinic http://fixitclinic.blogspot.com/2016/09/fixit-clinic-clxxviii-178-newark-library.html



Reminder: FIXIT CLINIC FOR ALL AGES by btiblog
Thursday, September 8, 2016, 3:51 pm
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Fixit Event Photo

Saturday, September 10, 1 – 4 p.m.
Bring your broken small stuff (appliances, electronics, clothing and other textiles, etc.) and work with fixit coaches to take them apart and see whether they can be repaired. This is a wonderful chance for the whole family to learn the ins and outs of stuff. If the first event is successful, there will be fixit clinics at the same time on October 8 and November 5.



Fixit Clinic by btiblog
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 1:46 pm
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Fixit Clinic Logo-Portrait Fixit Event Photo

Saturdays, 1 – 4 p.m., September 10, October 8, November 5 @ Newark Library
Bring and fix your broken small electronics, appliances, and toys (or at least learn more about them) with the help of fixit coaches. A textile/clothing coach will also be available. We provide the workspace, tools, and coaches. This is an all-age do-it-together (D.I.T) repair event.

Registration is required. Sign up at the Information Desk, call (510) 284-0677 during library open hours, or email Barbara at btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org. Please mention what item(s) you hope to fix or let us know you want to be a coach and what your skills are.



Fall & Winter Gardening by btiblog
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 11:29 am
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SaturdaFall Vegetablesy, September 10

1 – 3 p.m.

Fall and winter are great times to garden in our climate. Learn techniques to make the transition to your fall garden: cool-weather edible crops, starting seeds, crop rotation, sheet mulching and planting natives.

Registration is required. Sign up at the Information Desk, call (510) 284-0677 during library open hours or email Barbara at btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org.



Cross Stitch Mason Jar Lid by btiblog

Cross Stitch Mason Jar Lid

Learn how to do counted cross stitch by making a mason jar lid on Saturday, August 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. (Pattern will be different than shown.) All materials will be provided (including the rest of the jar). Anyone who does not finish can return on Saturday, August 20 at the same time. An instructor will be available to help.

Registration is required. Sign up at the Information Desk, call (510) 284-0677 when the library is open, or email Barbara at btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org.

This class is for adults, age 18 and older. Other interested teens may ask to be placed on the waiting list; if there is space, they will be allowed in.



Acrylic Paint Nite, Saturday, August 6, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. by btiblog
Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 12:23 pm
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Edwards Sunflowers

Learn the basics of acrylic painting with artist Brian Edwards. All materials will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required. Sign up at the Information Desk, call (510) 284-0677 when the library is open or email btelford-ishida@aclibrary.org. Refreshments will be served. Paint Nite is possible owing to the generosity of Cargill and the Newark Library League.




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