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Children learn about textiles from around the world

Library assistant Katie Shiban shows two young weaving students the tools they will use to weave at
Library assistant Katie Shiban shows two young weaving students the tools they will use to weave at the Casa Verdugo Library on Friday.
(Tim Berger / Glendale News-Press)

The Casa Verdugo Library kicked off its series titled “Traveling Through Textiles” last Friday with a program about fabrics from Peru, where the young participants, ages 5 to 12 years old, learned how to use hand looms.

Alron Snyder, 7, of Glendale works on works on his Peruvian weaving project at the Casa Verdugo Libr
Alron Snyder, 7, works on his Peruvian weaving project at the Casa Verdugo Library.
(Tim Berger / Glendale News-Press)

Future textile programs, which will be presented on the next three Fridays from 2:30 to 4 p.m., will be “Ghana Kente Cloth Paper Weaving” this Friday, “Navajo” on April 19 and “Japan Design a Kimono” on April 26.

The library is located at 1151 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale.

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For more information, call (818) 548-2047.

mark.kellam@latimes.com

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