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All classes begin the week of April 7 and run through the week of May 26. 


Children’s Art Classes  Classes meet ONE day per week for EIGHT weeks. The fee is $30 for one entire eight week session.

Click on the class name to register.

Supplies are provided for children’s classes.  Students develop art skills with challenging new projects.  Classes are designed to meet the needs and abilities of each student as well as foster creativity, social skills and individual growth.  Mixed Media classes provide experience working with a variety of materials and processes –  painting, drawing, collage and 3-D materials.

PRESCHOOL CLASSES ONLY – Parent/Caretaker is required to stay on North Canton Public Library property for the duration of preschool class.  Preschool classes are for children ages three to five years old, who are able to participate in a classroom setting independently, and who are potty trained.

SC – 1. Preschool “Mixed Media”     Tuesday 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.   Inst: Jennifer Jones - Held/Full

SC – 2. Preschool “Mixed Media”     Tuesday 1:45 to 2:30 p.m.  Inst: Jennifer Jones - Cancelled

SC – 3. Preschool “Mixed Media”     Wednesday 1:30 to 2:15 p.m.  Inst: Clare Aitken - Held/Spaces Available as of March 26

SC – 4. K-2nd  “Spring into Art”  Wednesday 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.  Inst: Clare Aitken - Held/Full
Draw, paint, print and cut seasonal subject matter.

SC – 5. K-2nd  “I Spy ART” Thursday 4:15 to 5 p.m.  Inst: Pam Neff - Held/Full
Each session is new.  We will discuss famous artists and follow some of their techniques to create our own masterpieces.

SC – 6. 3rd – 5th “Drawing and Painting” Wednesday  5:45 to 6:45 p.m.  Inst: Clare Aitken - Held/Full
Simple lessons to improve skills, and (of course) have FUN!

SC – 7. 3rd – 5th “Just Paint” Thursday 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Inst: Pam Neff - Held/Spaces Available as of March 26
Experiment with all the paint we have in the art classroom, and make your own paint too. This could get messy!


Home School Art Classes  Classes meet ONE day per week for EIGHT weeks. The fee is $30 for one entire eight week session.  Supplies are provided for home school classes.  Classes are designed to help home school students experience a group art class.   In this series of classes, students will be learning the basic principles and elements of art.  Students will also learn about famous artists and their influence in the art world.

SHS.  Ages 6 through 11    “Home School”     Thursday 1 to 2p.m.  Inst: Pam Neff - Cancelled


Adult Art Classes  Classes meet ONE day per week for EIGHT weeks. The fee is $40 for one entire eight week session.  Adult classes are open to high school students and up. Supply lists for adult classes are available online and at the library’s information center.

SA – 1.  “Watercolor with Rudy”           Monday  3:30 to 5:30 p.m.       Inst: Rudy Amatangelo - Held/Full
Rudy’s presentation, demonstration and critique method of group instruction benefits both beginning and advanced painters. Fundamental design, composition and drawing techniques will be applied to landscape subjects. This class makes use of digital equipment, including PowerPoint projected reference, printer/copier and cameras as tools to enhance learning. Please see supply list for this class.

SA – 2.  “Intrigued by Watercolor”      Tuesday 5 to 6:30 p.m. Inst: Nancy Stewart Matin - Held/Full
Tried watercolor and got stuck on your own?  Let us show you techniques that will teach and expand whatever knowledge you have.  Always wanted to try watercolor?  We can do that, too.  Please see supply list for this class.

SA – 3.  “DIY Home Improvement – Painting”    Wednesday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Inst: Becky Taylor - Cancelled
Freshen up your house with some simple touches using paint and texture.  Different techniques will be demonstrated as you practice them on your own boards to create amazing affects for walls, mantles, furniture.  Learn effects such as metallic looks, stripes, stucco, color blocking, simple murals, faux finishes, old world looks, abstract looks and aged wood, and more.  In addition to taking home a portfolio of your own work, you’ll take home many inspirational design ideas as well as color combination. You’ll be armed and ready to design your own home spaces at little cost.  Optional: Bring in pictures of ideas that you would like to attempt, (idea bucket list) and perhaps a picture of your living space. Supplies are provided for this adult class.


All classes begin the week of April 7 and run through the week of May 26.

Classes meet ONE day per week for EIGHT weeks.
**There will be no Monday classes held on Memorial Day, May 26.  The make up day for this class is Monday, June 2**

Classes are first come first serve and fill quickly. You must have a North Canton Public Library card to register.  Adult art class registration may be done by paper form or online. Paper registration forms are near the front entrance of the library.  All children’s art class registration will be done online only at:

We cannot contact each student individually. Remember to check class confirmation for held classes. Call to hear a message: 330-499-4712, at the prompt press nine, or check online at: Information will also be posted in the library.  Cancellation of a class must be made before the registration deadline.  If you have registered yourself or your child for a class “that person is enrolled” unless we are called with a cancellation.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 25, 2014 —— class confirmation:  March 26, 2014

PAYMENT: Please do not make payment at this time. Payments for confirmed classes will be due no later than the second class.  Please remember to bring your payment to class.  Payment can be made by check or cash.  All checks must be made out to North Canton Public Library.

PLEASE NOTE: Failure to pay will result in the fee being charged against your library account, and may result in your account being blocked from use and being reported to the library’s collection agency.  By registering for a class, you verify that you accept this policy.

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