Teen

Comic Jam: Collaborative Comics

Computers and Tech
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ideaLAB - Level 4

(age 12-19) ComicCon is coming! Let's use Comic Life to collaborate on a comic book. Each participant will create a small portion of the story before handing it over to the next person. Let's see what direction the plot goes!

Family Workshop: Comic Artist Show and Tell

Computers and Tech
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
ideaLAB - Level 4

(all ages) Are you a comic artist? Come meet some local, professional comic artists - learn how they make their art and show them yours. Sit down and draw with them! It will be fun for the whole family, but no unaccompanied adults or kids, please!

Your Art + Photoshop = Rad

Computers and Tech
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ideaLAB - Level 4

(age 12-19) Learn how to clean up, color, and shade your drawings in Photoshop! Bring in your own artwork to scan or use some of ours.

Sew You Want to Cosplay?

Computers and Tech
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ideaLAB - Level 4

(age 12-19) Do you have the best Cosplay idea for ComicCon, but need some help pulling it together? We'll have the sewing machines at the ready, some simple etextiles to sample, and expert advice. Bring your imagination and you won't leave empty handed!

Author Talk with Gary Karton

Books Authors and Writing
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
B2 Conference Center

Meet and visit with the author of The Last Akaway as he shares his personal experience with dyslexia and his inspiration for this fantasy adventure. An Akaway is a rare and magical creature that connects you to your spirit animal. Once you've connected, you have all the special powers that your spirit animal possesses. But those powers are in serious jeopardy!

Also learn about Denver Public Library's Summer of Reading program. Read or listen to books and earn prizes.

On Being Blue: Community Art Show and Reception

Exhibit
Cousins Gallery - Level 3

“On Being Blue” will feature over 15 artists from the local community showcasing work that explores both the color and sentiment of BLUE. We use the word to describe our emotional state being ‘out of sorts’ or even moving into the realm of actual depression. Artists will express their choice, ranging from any shade of blue, or expressing the emotion.

TO SERVE AND PROTECT: THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN POLICE OFFICERS IN DENVER Reception

Social Events
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Large Conference Room - Level 1

Join the Denver Police Museum as we celebrate the historic contribution of male and female African American police officers in Denver. The program will include brief remarks by Executive Director of Safety, Stephanie O'Malley and Denver Police Department District 6 Commander Antonio Lopez.

Exhibit: May 4 - May 30
The exhibit will also feature oral histories from retired officers, as well as uniforms, badges and other artifacts.

Please RSVP by May 4th, 720-865-2411 or email askblaircaldwell@denverlibrary.org.

Muddy Fingers Garden Club

Life Skills
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Muddy Fingers Garden Club is back in session, just in time to tackle the harvest. We will share recipes for those veggies we have in abundance and we will discuss several strategies for putting the harvest up. This session will have a special focus on making garden fresh pesto and salsa. Ages 8 and up welcome with an adult!

Muddy Fingers Garden Club

Life Skills
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Muddy Fingers is back, come get your gardening fix! The compost needs turning, and the weeds need thinning: it must be July! This session we will focus on creating decorative garden fairies for your green spaces at home. Ages 8 and up welcome with an adult!

Muddy Fingers Garden Club

Life Skills
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Muddy Fingers Garden Club is back! We have all the pro tips, know-how and the sheer pleasure of digging in the earth that you have come to expect, but this session we'll get mad crafty. Join us and make your own custom, decorative garden stepping stone! Ages 8 and up welcome with an adult.

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