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Walnut Public Library plans classes

Published: Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

WALNUT – Adult enrichment classes will take place this winter at the Walnut Public Library, 101 Heaton St.

The following classes are at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays and cost $10:

■ Jan. 12: Calligraphy class, covering the basics of calligraphy. All materials are provided.

■ Jan. 26: Loom knitting; instruction includes how to cast on the loom, stocking stitch, and pearl stitch. Participants must provide their own looms and yarn. The class will make a scarf and matching hat.

■ Feb. 9: Woodcarving covers basic techniques, which will involve making a wood spirit. All materials are provided.

■ Feb. 23: Paper beads consists of working with a variety of beads, sizes, and shapes, as well as techniques for stringing the beads to make jewelry. All materials will be provided.

A CPR class will be at 9:30 a.m. March 9 at the Walnut Community Building, 129 Main St. The cost is $30 per individual or $40 for couples. The class is suitable for those seeking certification or re-certification.

Payment for classes must be made at the time of registration.

Reservations and payments may be made at the library, or sent to Walnut Public Library, P.O. Box 728, Walnut, IL 61376-0728.

Anyone wanting to learn computer basics, Internet, email, and ebay can receive instruction from library staff. For information, call 815-379-2159.

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