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The McLean County Arts Center is pleased to present the Spring 2019 Normal Public Library Workshops. Funded by a grant from the Normal Public Library Foundation and the McLean County Arts Center, this workshop series is organized by the McLean County Arts Center and hosted by the Normal Public Library. 

Workshops are free and open to the public. Online pre-registration is required through McLean County Arts Center's website. This class is for children ages 5 to 12. Children must be accompanied by a parent. 

For more information or to register please click here.

In this class, Instructor Nicole Learned will help you create a historic barn sign out of paper and decorate it using various materials. Nineteenth Century Pennsylvania Germans were very interested in decoration and would create beautiful, often round-shaped signs to adorn their barns. The signs not only looked nice, they were also believed to bring good luck to homes and families while warding off evil vibes.