Around the World with Gourds

It all started in Africa. At this upcoming program learn about gourds and their uses in many countries. See amazing gourd art influenced by different cultures.

Thursday, July 28, 7:00–8:30 pm

Around the World with Gourds

Learn about the hard-shelled gourd and how it has traveled the globe for centuries. Be inspired by the many different cultures that have used gourds as you embellish and decorate your own.

Registration required. Call 785-580-4540.

Marvin Auditorium 101C

We have the most amazing gourd art book collection here at your library. Pick up a book list or check some out at the program.  One of the newest is Gourds + Fiber. In this program that’s just what you’ll be doing. Incorporating some raffia fiber into a woven design around the top of a gourd as in the picture below. Call to reserve your spot. See you there!