Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Celebrate National Coloring Book Day @ Your Library

 Celebrate National Coloring Book Day @ Your Library
Celebrate your creativity this August by coloring at a library near you

In honor of National Coloring Book Day, August 2, Cumberland County Public Library has compiled a full month of coloring programs for children, families and adults. The coloring craze has captivated creative and colorful hearts across the world, and a library near you is equipped with coloring books, sheets, pencils, markers and crayons. Bring your children to the Youth Services department within any of our eight branches for coloring sheets featuring our very own mascot, C.C. Leopard. The library is also giving a free coloring book to children who sign up for their very own library card.

August’s coloring programs are as follows. All refreshments and coloring supplies are provided by the Friends of the Library.

Color Me Relaxed
August – All Month                             West Regional Branch (7469 Century Circle)
Pick up coloring sheets to take home or enjoy coloring at the library. Use colored pencils borrowed from our service desk or bring your own pencils.

Evening Coloring, Cookies and Coffee
Thursday, August 11        6 p.m.           East Regional Branch (4809 Clinton Road)
Color and relax at the library. Coloring pages, colored pencils and light refreshments are provided.

DIY Coloring Pages
Sunday, August 14           3 p.m.           Headquarters Library (300 Maiden Lane)
Coloring is a great way to reduce stress and have fun. Learn how to turn any picture into your own coloring page and swap your creation with fellow enthusiasts. Familiarity with mouse and keyboard required. Computers for this class are provided by NCWorks Career Center and Workforce Development.

Deaf Chat @ Your Library
Saturday, August 20          12 p.m.           Bordeaux Branch (3711 Village Drive)
We will celebrate with a family coloring event with coloring sheets for all ages. Coloring sheets, pens and markers will be provided. It is a great opportunity for those interested in Deaf culture and sign language to connect with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community, ASL Interpreters and others. For more information, please email jdunn@cumberland.lib.nc.us or call 424-4008.

Coloring for Adults
Saturday, August 20          1 p.m.            East Regional Branch (4809 Clinton Road)
Enjoy coloring and relaxation at the library. Coloring pages and colored pencils are provided.

Inside the Lines – Adult Coloring Book Club
Monday, August 22            6:30 p.m.      Hope Mills Branch (3411 Golfview Road)
Enjoy a mellow hour of coloring and relaxing music. All materials provided.

If you’d like to find more information on these program and other free programs at a library near you please visit www.cumberland.lib.nc.us. For more information, call 483-7727.

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