2006-10-12 / About Town

Cartooning workshop offered

The Jamestown library is offering a 5-week cartooning workshop for children in the 4th through 7th grades.

Newport Art Museum instructor Judy Hambleton will conduct the workshop, which will be held on Tuesday afternoons from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Oct. 17, Oct. 24, Nov. 14, Nov. 21, and Nov.28.

Students will create their own comic strips and books and a clay figure of their favorite character.

Registration is required and attendance is limited for this workshop. Children who sign up should attend all five sessions.To ensure commitment to the program, the library is requesting a $5 registration fee, which will be refunded at the completion of the 5-part program.

E-mail Rowena Burke, children's and young adult librarian, at rowenabe@lori.ri.gov or call 423-7283 to register.

This program is funded by the Friends of Jamestown Philomenian Library.

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