Goff-Nelson Memorial Library offers free creative workshop

TUPPER LAKE – The Goff-Nelson Memorial Library will offer a free workshop, “Print, Prose and Recycle,” as part of a grant for Creative Aging in libraries across the state.

The eight-week workshop will take place on Thursday mornings from May 16 to July 11. Each session will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Community Room of the library at 41 Lake St. in Tupper Lake.

This workshop is open to anyone 55 or older and encourages participants to combine social interaction, art, prose, recycled materials and life experiences. Participants will make an art book from handprints they create from recycled and found materials using an Eastern, non-toxic, abstract printmaking technique paired with short descriptive prose vignettes based on their everyday lives. The emphasis is on being creative, social interaction and having fun.

The teaching artist is Nadia Korths (nadiakorths.com). Nadia’s previous workshops have been well received, and she is highly regarded by other artists in the area.

The workshop will have a culminating reception on July 11. Participants can invite family and friends to share their works.

The workshop is free to participants because of a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Contact Librarian Peg Mauer to register at 518-359-9421 or pmauer2004@yahoo.com.