Expanding creativity for kids

book jacket for Rainbow Fish to the Rescue by Marcus PfisterThe Newcastle Public Library invites local children to a pair of upcoming events that give them a chance to expand their creativity.

Rainbow Fish to the Rescue is the theme of story time at 11 a.m. Monday, July 13, with activities geared around the children’s book by author Marcus Pfister.

The activity shifts to Children’s Art at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 16, as children ages 8 to 11 can learn some basic art skills like color mixing, shading and perspective before painting their own masterpiece with acrylic paints. All supplies are provided by the library and registration is required.