Do It Yourself in artistic presentation

PaintsThe Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library 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 teens2 p.m. Monday, June 3: Participants will paint their own acrylic work on canvas. The theme for the project is “Universe.”

For ages 18 and up6 p.m. Wednesday, June 26: Attendees will create a custom, hand-painted wood sign with a quirky quote or saying using the theme “Home Sweet Home.”

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