Library Receives Grant
The Henry S. Olcott Memorial Library was recently awarded a “Back to Books” grant in the amount of $4,250.00 for a project entitled “Creativity as a Spiritual Path.” These funds may be used for purchases including fiction and/or non-fiction books in a variety of formats, languages and reading levels. Acceptable materials include:
*Books --*Large-print books --*Audio books --*Graphic Novels --*Educational CDs or DVDs
These collection development grants are funded with a combination of state dollars and federal Library Services and Technology funds awarded to the Illinois State Library by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
As part of the grant agreement and to bring attention to the new materials, the library will host seven Saturday programs on the theme of “Creativity as a Spiritual Path.” In addition, the library will host a seven-class webinar based on The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron.
Creativity as a Spiritual Path Saturday Programs Schedule
All programs begin at 2 pm and take place in the library
December 28:Spirituality and Poetry: An Experiential Workshop- Caroline Johnson
January 25: Spirituality and Creativity in Parenting - Elisabeth &Brian Hornich
February 22: Mandala Workshop - Pam Lowrie - Create and Interpret your own Mandala.
March 29: Theosophy and the Arts – Danelys Valcarcel
Very Brief Video Recording of Introductory Program: Build a Group Mandala!
The Henry S. Olcott Memorial Library launched its Back to Books Creativity as a Spiritual Path Programs with a “Build a Group Mandala” event at TheosoFest on September 7!