Awesome Adventures in Accordion Books - 2011
Local printmaker and book artist Phyllis Joos instructed adults and teens on the making of decorative accordion books. Participants left with four handcrafted books and the skills to create more of their own.
Event Dates, Locations and Attendance at each individual event:
- March 19 – May 14, 2011 Public libraries in: Morris, Perham, Douglas County, New York Mills, Elbow Lake, Browns Valley and Fergus Falls.
Program Outputs: 67 total participants in 7 workshops
Measurable Outcomes may be collected by survey, anecdotal responses, pre-test/post-test, observations; Describe proposed end user change in Behavior, Attitude, Skills, Knowledge, Condition and/or Status.
- To share the skills of making books to the extent that participants could continue the process on their own.
- To demonstrate how books and papers can be recycled.
Survey indicated that many of the participants were most fascinated by the fact that they could use ordinary things that they would throw away to create beautiful books.