It’s time for another Story Time Art Lesson with Miss Jena!

Listen as our friend, Miss Jena, reads the story There’s a Dragon in Your Book, written by Tom Fletcher and Illustrated by Greg Abbott.

For the Dragon Design project, you will need:

Materials:
-Watercolor paper, heavy cardstock or tag board
-Watercolor paint, food dye and water or other washable paint
-Table salt
-Spray bottle
-Paint brush
-Scissors
-Glue stick
-Paper for the back of the collage (not necessary if making a sculpture)

-Oil pastel or crayons

If you’ve enjoyed this story and art lesson, be sure to share it with friends and visit Miss Jena on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/jrschieb/) and at her website at http://www.jrschieb.com

And stay tuned for the last of Miss Jena’s Story Time Art Lessons!

It’s time for another special Story Time Art Lesson with Jena Schieb!

We are so pleased to share the second of four very special Story Time Art Lessons, facilitated by our friend, Miss Jena!

Listen as Miss Jena reads Colors, by Jenna Kurtzweil, with illustrations by David Rodriguez Lorenzo. Then stick around for an art project making Rainbow Weaves!

For this project, you will need:
Materials:
-Cereal box or similar cardboard
-Paper towels
-Wooden skewer, rod or pencil
-Scissors
-Magic Markers, paint brush, water cup OR food dye and clear containers
-Yarn or string, cut up plastic bags or fabric
-Hole puncher or screwdriver, pen

If you’ve enjoyed Miss Jena’s lesson, be sure to visit her website at https://jrschieb.com/ and connect with her on Facebook at Jena Schieb: Art for more fun art projects and ideas!

Introducing a very special Story Time Art Lesson with Jena Schieb!

We are so excited to invite you to a very special story time with our friend, Miss Jena! Listen as Miss Jena reads Mr. King’s Castle, by Geneviève Côté. This story teaches children about the importance of protecting our environment so that all of our friends can enjoy it! Then, stick around for a fun art project: making your own castle prints. Be sure to visit Miss Jena’s website at https://jrschieb.com/ and connect with her on Facebook at Jena Schieb: Art for more fun art projects and ideas! 

 

Here are the materials you’ll need:

Materials
Collagraphs-
-Corrugated cardboard cut into shapes
-Cardboard sheet
-Glue
-Paint
-Paint brush
-Paper
 
Foam stamping-
-Styrofoam plates
-Scissors
-Magic Markers
-Paper
-Paint brush
-Water cup
 
Block stamping-
-Paint
-Tray, plate or aluminum foil to hold paint
-Blocks
-Paper

A Message (and Story) from Governor Wolf

We appreciate Governor Wolf’s acknowledgement of the amazing work that public libraries perform in communities across Pennsylvania. You can listen to his message about Summer Reading Programs here, and join him for a special story time as he reads I Just Like You, written and illustrated by Suzanne Bloom and published by Boyds Mill Press.