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?

 Children’s Art Classes – Fall Session TWO

$18 session fee includes one class each week for our weeks.

HELD – “Pumpkin Patch Paints and More!” for preschoolers ages 3-5
Wednesday, October. 11, 18, 25, and November 1 from 11 to 11:45 a.m.

In this preschool class the children will make pumpkin themed projects along with other festive fall projects. Using tempura paint, pasta collages, glitter, glue, markers and more fun media, we will create! Be prepared for a morning of fun and learning about colors. 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.

CANCELED – “Quality Creative Time” for preschoolers ages 3-5 with an adult

HELD – “Colorful October Art” for children in grades K-2
*This class skips the week of Halloween
Tuesdays, October 10, 17, 24 and November 7 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
It’s harvest time! Paper fruit, vegetables and pumpkins look great decorated in a collage.  We’ll use pastels to create autumn trees and make a spooky house for cats and bats under a giant moon. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

HELD – “Mixed Media Mania” for children in grades K-2
Thursdays, October 12, 19, 26 and November 2 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Mixed Media classes provide experience working with a variety of materials and processes including painting, drawing, collage and 3D materials. Instructor: Anna Rather

CANCELED – “Mixed Media for Fall” for children in grades 3-5

CANCELED – “Halloween Art Projects” for children in grades 3-5

CANCELED – “Monster High Madness” for students in grades 3-5

HELD – “Drawing Painting and Humor” for students in grades 6-8
Mondays, October 9, 16, 23, 30 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

We will begin by creating a watercolor and pastel landscape full of autumn trees along with a pumpkin and gourd still life.  We will also make our own unique poster with “caricatures” of faces and figures in ink. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

Registration includes four classes (one each week) beginning the second full week of October.
Registration ends September 27. An email confirming classes will be sent September 28.

NEW: free art classes for families

space is limited and registration is required.

HELD/FULL – Artist Family Workshop
For children ages 7-10 with an adult

Saturdays, October 14, 21, 28 and November 4 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Take on a new project each week.  We will use a variety of mixed media including pastels, watercolors, oil crayons and markers to create a family banner, landscape, mobile and mask. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes
Registration for this class ends September 27.

Adult Combined Fall Session One and Two

Registration ends September 6.
An email confirming classes will be sent September 7.

HELD – “Mixed Media and Collage” Class Fee $45
Mondays, September 11, 18, 25 and October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Create beautiful works of art with a variety of mixed media and materials including watercolor and acrylic paint, oil crayons and pastels, air dry clay, and stunning specialty papers. A new demonstration each week will help guide you through a new artistic process, so you can create a work of art with your own personal likes and style.  Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

HELD/FULL – “Intrigued by Watercolor” Class Fee $45
Saturdays, September 16, 23, 30 and October 7, 14, 21, 28 and November 4, 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 prior experience with watercolor is helpful for this class. This class has a requested supply list available online and in the library’s information center. Instructor: Nancy Stewart Matin
Intrigued by Watercolor – Supply List

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