Do It Yourself in artistic presentations

PaintsNorman Public Library West invites would-be artists, experienced creators and anyone in between to take part in the program “Create Some DIY Art,” part of the library’s Summer Learning Program.

Arts and crafts experts from Coffee N Crafts of Shawnee will lead the activity, as participants will create their own piece of art to take home as a decoration or a gift.

Sessions of the activity are planned separately both for teens or adults. Dates, times and themes are:

For teens 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15: Participants will paint their own acrylic work on canvas. The theme for the project is “Universe.”

For ages 18 and up2 p.m. Sunday, June 30: Also painting with acrylics on canvas, adults will make a creation with the theme “Fireflies.”

All supplies will be provided but space is limited, so advance registration is required for each program.

Sponsors for this year’s Summer Learning Program are the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Friends of the Library groups, Hitachi Computer Products of America (Inc.), Institute of Museums and Library Services, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, Sonic, Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.