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ANTIOCH– Through the Looking Glass Art Workshop

October 24, 2017 @ 11:30 am1:00 pm


ANTIOCH– Local artist Beverly Turner will guide kids as they create a picture designed to replicate stained glass in a workshop at the Oakley Library on Wednesday, October 18 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. and at the Antioch Library on Tuesday, October 24 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Children will be asked to draw a scene depicting anything in their life, to create an image that looks like stained glass. All supplies will be provided by the library. There is no fee, but registration is required. To register online visit You can also register at the Antioch or Oakley Libraries, or by phone by calling the Antioch Library at (925) 757-9224 or the Oakley Library at (925) 625-2400. East County Reads: An Immigrant’s Journey is presented by the Antioch, Brentwood, and Oakley Libraries in an effort to share a common story, and provide an opportunity for everyone in the community to read and discuss the book The Distance Between Us.  Several programs around the theme of immigration, sharing stories and creating a dialogue are being held during October and November, 2017. For more information, go to, and check the calendar listings for the Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley and Prewett libraries. You can also contact Liz Fuller, Senior Community Library Manager, Antioch and Brentwood Libraries, 925-427-8543, This program is supported by California Humanities’ Library Innovation Lab Grant Program. To find out more about Library Innovation Lab, visit our webpage here. “Library Innovation Lab: Exploring New Ways of Engaging California’s Immigrant Communities”– The Library Innovation Lab pilot project will provide training, support, and resources to a cohort of programming librarians, enabling them to design and implement new public humanities projects that will reach and engage underserved immigrant groups in their communities during the program period. Through an open call application, ten libraries were selected to receive $5,000 each to participate in our first round of the Library Innovation Lab grant program. This grants program will help build capacity within California libraries to develop creative and innovative programs that will respond to the needs and circumstances of today’s immigrants and immigrant communities and foster more inclusive communities within our state.  


October 24, 2017
11:30 am – 1:00 pm


Antioch Public Library
501 W. 18th St
Antioch, CA 94509 United States
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