Are classes open to everyone?
Yes! But you must have a North Canton Public Library card to register.

How do I register for a class?
Children’s art class registration is accepted online only at ncantonlibrary.org.
Adult art class registration may be completed online or by paper form. Forms are available near the front entrance of the library.

How do I pay for my class?
You may choose from the following payment options:

    • Online with a credit card
    • Cash (please include student name and chosen class with payment)
    • A check made out to “North Canton Public Library”
      (please include student name and chosen class with payment)

An art class payment drop box is located on the main floor across from the library’s front desk.

PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not confirmed until payment is received.

Do you offer any free art classes?
Yes! The majority of our classes have a small fee, but we do offer a few one-day classes at no charge. Like all of our classes, these are filled on a first come, first served basis.

Do I need to bring my own supplies?
Supplies are provided by the library for all classes unless otherwise specified in the class description.

What if I registered for a class, but need to cancel?
If the registration deadline has not yet passed, please email the gallery curator at gallery@northcantonlibrary.org. We cannot accept registration cancelations after the registration deadline.

Registration open December 9 through January 1.

Children’s Art Classes
$35 session fee includes one class each week for eight weeks.

Children’s Art Class “Little Artists; Big Ideas” for preschoolers ages 3-5

Wednesdays, January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26 and March 4 from 11 to 11:45 a.m.
Develop creativity and skill with exciting activities. You will use paper, paint, and clay to make colorful animals, people, houses, flowers, cars, and hot air balloons. Take home a new art project each week. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

(Preschool classes are for children ages 3-5, who are able to participate in a classroom setting independently, and are potty-trained.  A parent/caretaker is required to stay on North Canton Public Library property for the duration of preschool classes.)

Children’s Art Class “Glitter and Shine” for students in grades K-2

Tuesdays, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25 and March 3 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Winter art projects with ice and snow need to sparkle. You will use shiny papers, clear plastic, beads, tiny mirrors and glitter to create beautiful works of art. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

Children’s Art Class “Real and Imaginary Subjects ” for students in grades 3-6

Tuesdays, January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25 and March 3 from 6 to 7 p.m.
A few of our subjects we will explore are outer space, three dimensional home or car design and fantasy creatures. You will try out colorful pastels, watercolors, and acrylics and also learn how to use a compass and ruler while creating a map collage. Instructor Marjorie Lutes

Adult Art Classes – High School students welcome to join
$45 session fee includes one class each week for eight weeks.

Adult Art Class “Watercolor Landscapes”
Mondays, January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 2 and 9 from 3 to 5 p.m.
*Please note this class skips Presidents Day Monday February 17.
A watercolor class for everyone on all levels wanting to learn new techniques and paint the buildings and landscapes. Students will create a landscape while the instructor leads you through the basics of material layout and design as well as watercolor painting techniques. Instructor Jack Fetzer from North Canton, Ohio has been painting watercolor landscapes for 35 years. He has traveled almost all of the United States, but prefers to paint scenes he knows best. This class has a requested  supply list available online and in the library’s information center. Instructor: Jack Fetzer

Adult Art Class “Beginning Drawing”
Thursdays, January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
For the person that wants to learn how to draw. We will cover all the elements of drawing; line, shape, value, texture and space. Including perspective, gesture and contour drawing. You will also experiment with different materials needed for produce great drawing. Supplies are provided. Instructor: Jerry Zelinskas

Adult Art Class “Intrigued by Watercolor” 
Saturdays, January 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and March 7 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Let’s explore the mystery of watercolor together. Take your watercolors to the next level. I can teach you the secrets to the glow of watercolor and keys to unleashing your imagination. Class geared to intermediate and advanced artists; we’ll discuss supplies at the first class. Instructor: Nancy Stewart Matin