The Mid-Continent Public Library is offering an entire day of virtual art instruction and art appreciation programs this Saturday, April 18.


To participate in these live events, go to facebook.com/mcpl360/ where the classes and events will stream live on Saturday. If you visit facebook.com/mcpl360/ before the events begin and like or follow the page, you will receive notices on your own Facebook page reminding you of these events.


The events on Saturday will include:


• 9 a.m., Young Rembrandts: Draw a Patterned Cat. In this class you will learn to draw a patterned cat and will add your own unique style to the funky feline. Supplies you will need include: paper, pencil, eraser, and markers or crayons. This class is for ages 6 and up.


• 10:30a.m., Kansas City Art Institute: Adult Beginning Drawing. Enjoy a drawing class for adults. Supplies you will need include: paper, pencils, and erasers. This class is for adults.


• Noon, Kansas City Art Institute: Teen Ready-Made Jewelry. This class is designed for teens. A supply list will be posted soon.


• 1:30 p.m., Charlie Mylie: Something for You Book Reading: Join author/illustrator, Charlie Mylie, as he reads his debut picture book. This is for all ages.


• 3 p.m., An Afternoon with Amando Espinoza: Discover musician and instrument-maker, Amando Espinoza, and his unique fusion of Bolivian folk traditions and his personal musical wanderlust. This program is for all ages.


– Nancy Melton