Jacksonville Public Library Junior Artists (ages 5-8) - Online Event

  • When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021,  3:30 pm -  4:30 pm
  • Location: Online Event
  • Cost: Free

Does your child learn best with paint, paper, popsicle sticks and glue? Add in a book and some games and you’ve got the perfect program for your little artist.
Registration is required for this event, and must be completed two hours prior to the start time. A library card is required for registration. If you do not have a card, click here to obtain a card.

Attendance is limited to 40 participants. Your Zoom name must match your registration name for you to be admitted to the program. A link to the Zoom meeting room will be sent 1 hour prior to the event.

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow 1–2 business days to process. Last-minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fulfill. Please ask for Learning Services at 255-2665 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Get ready to get creative! Junior Artists (ages 5-8) is a live art program on Zoom. Each week we read an exciting book and then create artwork based on our theme.
In January we are exploring our senses.

January 6

Theme: Touch

Featured Book: Six Dots by Jennifer Bryant


Supplies with a variety of textures (e.g. Sandpaper, Corrugated cardboard, tissue paper, cotton balls, foil, pipe cleaner, yarn, etc.)
January 13

Theme: Hearing

Featured Book: Libba by Laura Veirs


Marker or pen
Cotton ball
Tape (masking, washi, or scotch tape)
January 20

Theme: Sense of Smell

Featured Book: Should I Share My Ice Cream? by Mo Willems


Paint or food coloring
Shaving cream
White school glue
Markers or crayons
Small bowl
Construction paper (optional)
Scissors (optional)
Scented ingredients: vanilla extract, peppermint oil, and/or cocoa powder
January 27

Theme: Sense of Sight

Featured Book: They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel


White paper
Crayons, markers, or colored pencils


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