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Mythical Creatures Drawing Workshop

April 21st at 3pm Learn to use basic shape construction and simple line techniques to create imaginative Mythical Creatures! No prior drawing experience needed in this follow-along program. Supplies needed are simple pencil, paper and eraser! This class is taught by artist Corinne Roberts. This class will be held on Zoom, registration required. Ages 11-18

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The ‘3 Cs’ of Storytelling Writing Workshop

In this interactive writing workshop, attendees will learn to: Identify the 3 Cs (Character, Conflict and Context) in the stories around them Apply the 3 Cs in planning their own story Develop an original scene based on the 3 Cs This class is for ages 11-18 and will be held over Zoom. About Chris: Chris […]

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Haverhill Reads Author Talk – Kyle Lukoff

Saturday, April 24 at 10:00am Kyle Lukoff writes books for kids and other people. He spent eight years as an elementary school librarian, but now he writes full time, assists in sensitivity readings and consultations, and presents on children’s and youth literature all across the country. He got hired at a bookstore when he was […]

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Haverhill Reads Author Talk – Saadia Faruqi

Saturday, April 3 at 10:00am Saadia Faruqi is a Pakistani American author, essayist and interfaith activist. She writes the children’s early reader series Yasmin published by Capstone and other books for children, including middle grade novels “A Place At The Table” (HMH/Clarion 2020) co-written with Laura Shovan, and “A Thousand Questions” (Harper Collins 2020). She […]

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Virtual Beginner’s Chess

This online class teaches the fundamentals of chess as a strategy game that is the most popular game in the world. In one hour you will learn the basics of playing chess including: Setting up the chess men Using the pawns Chess pieces and how they move to win Special moves Ten tips for playing […]

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Zoom Doodle with Cara Bean

February 17 at 3:00pm This playful workshop invites participants to draw and sketch in an open and relaxed environment. We begin with a few simple sketching games meant to inspire our imagination. As the session progresses, we generate interesting characters and settings. We then explore how words and pictures can come together to build a […]

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Roots of Black Music in America

Saturday, February 13th at 10 a.m. Karlus Trapp’s delightful, educational, and entertaining presentation ”The Roots of Black Music in America” is a 100 year journey back through time to hear, experience anew, and learn about the music of America’s black musical giants. Bring the whole family! It is a joyful show that encourages and comes […]

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Mindfulness and Meditation

Tues 2/2, Thurs 2/11, Tues 2/16, Tues 2/23 @ 3:45 Join Certified Meditation Instructor Amy Rutledge to learn different meditation techniques such as mindfulness, loving-kindness, creative visualizations, and affirmations to cultivate self love, self worth, confidence, compassion, focus, concentration, stress, anxiety relief, and help with navigating difficult emotions and change. Each week has a different […]