All Ages Workshop: Introduction to Hand Lettering

Did you know that April is National Card and Letter Writing Month? Do you want to make your letter or card extra special? Join us on Tuesday, April 27 at 7 pm as Diane Faye Zerr reviews hand lettering, demonstrates techniques, and offers suggestions of basic tools. Bring your favorite pens and markers to follow along with Zerr. A practice lettering sheet will be provided by email or pick up a copy at the reference desk.

Registration Required.

Want to get a head start? Check out these books:

Hand Drawn Lettering: Draw, Print, Paint by Max Marlborough

Modern Mark Making: From Classical Calligraphy to Hip Hand-Lettering by Lisa Engelbrecht

More Creative Lettering: Techniques & Tips from Top Artists

Teen & Adult Program: Medical Illustration

IVPL welcomes Brittany Bennett, a medical illustrator, who creates pictures that help teach people about science and medicine. Learn about this fascinating career that combines art, science, and communication. This event will take place on Wednesday, April 28 at 7 pm on Zoom.

Registration Required.

Interested in checking out some books about women in science. Take a look at these:

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky

Notable Women in the Life Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary by Benjamin F. Shearer

Changing the Equation: 50+US Black Women in STEM by Tanya Bolden

Interested in checking out some books about women in the arts. Take a look at these:

Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World by Rachel Ignotofsky

Women Artists A to Z by Melanie LaBarge

In Real Life: Six Women Photographers