ImagineIF Libraries

Adults

Outdoor Sketchbook Workshop with Sydney Boveng

In this two-hour outdoor workshop led by local artist Sydney Boveng, you will experiment with markmaking, drawing from observation, and conquering the fear of a blank page. Sydney will show you how to find joy in your sketchbook, share techniques on how to get unstuck, create habits, and nurture a state of mindfulness and presence.

Registration required. Limited to 12 participants.
This program is for adults only.
Register at: imagineiflibraries.eventbrite.com

3 workshops to choose from:
Wayfarers State Park in Bigfork: June 21, 6-8pm
Rivers Edge Park in Columbia Falls: July 19, 6-8pm
Lone Pine State Park in Kalispell: August 16, 6-8pm

One Line Portraits

Tap into your inner Picasso! Create a portrait using one continuous line – without picking up your pen or looking at your paper. This surrealist inspired exercise helps to spark curiosity and playfulness.

ImagineIF Kalispell: June 10-15

ImagineIF Columbia Falls: June 17-22

ImagineIF Bigfork: June 25-29

DIY Workshop: Domed Jewelry

DIY Workshop is the place for adults to learn and practice new skills! Activities change each month and range from art techniques to basic home repair. Join us in June to learn how to dap and dome metal to make custom pendants, earrings and more. This program is for adults only.

ImagineIF Kalispell: June 15, 11am-2pm

Stitch Together

Join other fiber artists and crafters for conversation and company. Bring a knitting, crocheting, or stitching project to work on. We will share, inspire, and help each other with our projects. All levels welcome, bring your own supplies.

ImagineIF Bigfork: June 14, 3-5:00pm

B.Y.O Book Club: A Silent Book Club for Introverts

Bring your own book and read silently in a beautiful setting alongside other readers. Then chat with the group about the book you’re reading, make new friends, and find new books! Afterwards, feel free to explore Wayfarers State Park’s trails and shoreline. All welcome, even the extroverts. Cohosted with Flathead Lake State Park Wayfarers Unit. This program is for adults only.

Wayfarers State Park, Harry Horn Picnic Shelter: Tuesdays, 4-5pm

Online Resources for Adults

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Ready to get creative, but don’t know where to start? Try Creativebug!

ImagineIF has teamed up with CreativeBug, an online resource offering free access to over 1,000 classes designed by renowned artists and creative experts. All you need is a library card and a valid email to create an account!

Get started:

  1. 1. Get a library card (or use your existing library card).
  2. 2. Create an account at Creativebug (enter your library card number and a valid email).
  3. 3. Choose any project you want!

Digital Materials

MontanaLibrary2Go – Download audiobooks and ebooks for your computer, e-reader, portable media player or tablet.

Find a Great New Read

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Databases & Resources

Whether you are fixing your lawnmower, finding funding for a nonprofit organization or finishing a research paper, ImagineIF’s databases have the information you need.

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