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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Adult art class registration may be completed online or by paper form. Paper registration forms are available near the front entrance of the library.

How do I pay for my class?
You may pay:

Online with a credit card

With cash (please include student name and chosen class with payment)

With 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 your 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 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.

Why are classes canceled sometimes?
In the event that a class does not meet the minimum required registrant number, the class may be canceled. If you’ve registered for a class that has to be canceled, your credit card will be refunded or your check/cash will be returned to you. Information regarding any canceled classes will be sent to the email address you provide at the time of registration. Class cancellations will also be posted in the library and online.

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

What if registration has ended, and a class will be held but is not full? Can I still register?
Yes!


Winter Art Class Schedule
Registration ends December 28.  An email confirming classes will be sent December 29.

Children’s Art Classes
$36 session fee includes one class each week for eight weeks.

“Mixed media” for preschoolers ages 3-5
Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31 & February 7, 14, 21, 28 from 11 to 11:45 a.m.
Play and experiment with colors, shapes and forms using paints, collages, clay and other mixed media.  Come join us!  Instructor:  Kathy Cancelliere
* This preschool class is 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.

“Creative Spaces & Places” for children in grades K-2
Tuesdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30 and February 6, 13, 20, 27 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Paint a snowy landscape, construct a cardboard castle with dragons, put clay penguins on ice, make giant valentines and a hot-air balloon.  Instructor:  Marjorie Lutes

“Fur, Fins & Feathers” for children in grades 3-5
Tuesdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30 and February 6, 13, 20, 27 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Learn to draw and paint furry mammals.  Make real or imaginary deep sea creatures with clay.  Create a collage with jungle animal prints and make flying birds with real feathers.  Instructor:  Marjorie Lutes

Canceled – “Working with Space”  for students in grades 6-8
Mondays, January 8, 15, 22, 29 and February 5, 12, 26 and March 5 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Adult Classes
$45 session fee includes one class each week for eight weeks.

Canceled – “Mixed Media and Collage”
Mondays, January 8, 15, 22, 29 and February 5, 12, 26 and March 5 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

“Intrigued by Watercolor”
Saturdays, January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24 and March 3 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Let’s explore the mystery of watercolor together.  We will concentrate on underpaintings that will make your colors glow, with emphasis on pushing the boundaries of the medium.  Some experience with watercolor is helpful.  This class has a requested supply list available online and in the library’s information center.  Instructor:  Nancy Stewart Matin

NEW:  free art class for families
space is limited and registration is required.

Family Winter Workshop for children ages 5-8 with an adult
Saturdays, January 13, 20, 27, February 3 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Join your children and use paint, paper, clay, and scrap materials to create a new project each week.  We will make animals, weave yarn and paper, and make a family flag or coat-of-arms with fabric.  Materials are provided by the library.  Instructor:  Marjorie Lutes


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