Summer 2018 Offerings for Adults


1) DROP IN OR CALL – Call the Library Arts Center office at 603-863-3040 or stop by during gallery hours (Tues-Fri. 11am-4pm, Sat. 10am-2pm) Your registration is complete when we have received your competed registration form, as well as payment for the class.
2) PRINT & MAIL a registration form with your check. Download the ADULT REGISTRATION FORM.
3) REGISTER ONLINE NOW by clicking the link below.


PLEASE NOTE: If the class of your choice is full or canceled due to lack of enrollment, you will be notified and entitled to a full refund. Class tuition is due in full on or before the first day of the class session. Make-up classes will only be offered when the instructor is unable to teach his/her class.

Members of the Library Arts Center may subtract 10% from tuition prices of all classes. Scholarships for children’s classes are available; please inquire.

SUMMER Classes for ADULTS 2018

Engaging & affordable classes and workshops for both beginning and seasoned artists.
(See a full list of class descriptions below table.)
Class NameInstructorDatesDays & TimesTuition
Library Arts Center
Members receive
a 10% discount on
studio classes.
Click HERE to find out
more about becoming a MEMBER.
Create Your Life Vision Board WorkshopJennifer StarkJune 23Saturday
Making Stamps for PrintingChris ScottJuly 12Thursday
Accordion Folded BooksChris ScottJuly 19Thursday
FULL! Batik with Crayons & DyeChris ScottAugust 9Thursday
FULL! Batik Wax PrintingChris ScottAugust 16Thursday
Paper Clay SculptureChris ScottAugust 23Thursday
Basket WeavingRay LagasseUpcoming sessions:
June 9
Price varies depending on basket choice. See options below.
Master Class with Peter Granucci
Monhegan Island, Maine
Peter GranucciJune 15-18, 2018
(Returning to NH on the 19th in the evening)
(returning on Tues. evening)
Please inquire for more info.
Drop-in Open Studio Art GroupFacilitator: Heidi LorenzOngoing Wednesdays
9:00am-12:00 noon
$8 members/$12 non-members per session


Join us at the Library Arts Center for evenings of arts and crafts, and some relaxing summer art fun! 

Instructor: Chris Scott
Dates:  Select Thursday evenings throughout the summer: July 12, 19,  August 9,16, and 23
Times: 5pm to 7pm
Tuition: $15

July 12 – Making stamps for printing – Draw and carve a printing block from soft “eraser” material and use your print block to                  print your design

July 19 –  Accordion folded book – Use a variety of drawing materials and papers to make your own accordion folded book

FULL! August 9 – Batik with crayons and dye – Make a batiked cloth using a simple and safe method of batiking.

FULL! August 16 – Batik – Wax printing – Use wax and stamps to create printed design on cloth. The wax acts as a dye repellent when dying the cloth. The result is a beautiful colorful dyed cloth design.

August 23 – Paper clay sculpture – Make simple smooth paper clay and use it to sculpt small objects.


Plein Air PaintingSUMMER PLEIN AIR Painting Dates | Adult Open Studio Art Group 

Facilitator:  Heidi Lorenz
DROP-IN FEE per session: $8 members / $12 non-members 
 Plein Air Painting Dates in August  |  ONGOING, WEDNESDAYS, 9am-12noon

During the summer, this group will meet for PLEIN AIR PAINTING DATES:
(please contact the facilitator at or text/call 603.573.5847 for addresses & directions to painting locations.)

Wed. Aug.15th – The Song Garden and Tea House, Cornish, NH
          (for info and directions, visit
Wed. Aug. 22nd – Highland Farm (The Niboli Residence), Newport, NH
(for info and directions, call the Library Arts Center office at 863-3040)
* More Plein Air Painting Dates for August soon to be announced.  Participants should bring their own easel, supplies, etc. as well as snacks/water.

Looking for a time to work on current projects? Be inspired to work in a studio environment alongside other area artists in this drop-in group that meets on a weekly basis. The class facilitator, Heidi Lorenz, is available for light guidance. All mediums are welcome. No prior experience is necessary. Please bring all supplies you will need for your projects. Call the Arts Center at 603.863.3040 for more information.


Watercolor Class for Differently Abled Adults

Instructor: Becky Bense
ONGOING,  Friday mornings 9 am-12 noon
ON RECESS for the remainder of the summer.
Classes will resume weekly again on Fri. Sept. 28th
Tuition: $6 a session, includes materials
This inclusive group meets in the studio for inspired watercolor art projects with artist and instructor Becky Bense.  This class is designed to engage differently-abled adults as well as their caregivers in fun, creative art projects!  Please contact the Library Arts Center if you know of a student who would be interested in joining this group.