Gallery of Gifts

Join the Inktober® Drawing Challenge at the Library Arts Center!

Inktober® 2023 is a national challenge, which the Library Arts Center is taking on at the local level.  The challenge is designed to encourage everyone (artists, non-artists, and children alike) to get more creative!  Create 31 drawings in 31 days, or go at a pace that works well for you.  Want to join in with our local group participating in Inktober®?  Sign up at the link below.  Those who sign up will be able to follow along with the posts of others from our local community who are participating.  

Gallery of Gifts

Pick up a Pen and Draw! Join the creative challenge.

Really, all you need to get started with the Inktober challenge is a simple pen and paper!  For those who would like to dive a little deeper in the world of ink drawing, the Library Arts Center is helping to get people started with this creative challenge a free ink drawing kit that includes several drawing pens, and a sketchbook.  *A limited number of kits are available--so sign up to reserve one at the link below.  

Studio Scholarships

A number of full and partial scholarships are made available for children each season through the Kipperman Memorial Studio Scholarship Fund.  It’s our mission to ensure that art classes for children are made accessible to our community.


Foundations in Art for Teens

Fridays October 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 3:30-6:00pm

*Pre-registration is required.

Tuition:  $50:  Includes all materials and instruction for the full five week series

**Scholarships are available.  Please email us at to inquire.

This class is designed to engage teen artists in developing their creative skills with professional artist, Heidi Lorenz.  This class presents an opportunity for artists to widen, broaden & deepen their artistic skills in a friendly environment that is warm & welcoming.  Questions are applauded, exploration is encouraged, and personal artistic development is certain.  This series will grow & expand throughout the year allowing students to dive even deeper into their creations and learning while building and strengthening their skills and art portfolio.  Students will be introduced to a wide variety of artist -grade materials, view examples from the masters throughout history–juxtaposed with contemporary greats, witness artist demonstrations, and create their own masterpieces.  This first five-week session focuses on foundational drawing skills, highlighting techniques to improve accurate drawing skills using sight sizing and negative shapes.  Materials used will include artist pencils, charcoals, and inks.  

Music with Friends!

for infants, toddlers & preschoolers  |  Instructor: Julie Love

Wednesday Mornings, 9:30am in the Gallery

  *Pre-registration is required.   

$12 per family, per week   .

Experience  making music together in this class designed for babies through five year olds and their caregivers.  Music will come to life as everyone sings, dances, drums and claps, experimenting with voices, instruments and movement.   *Pre – registration is required, sign up online  for specific weeks, or the whole series.