2017-06-08 / Front Page

Painting A Brighter World

Local artist Rebecca Killian paints a mural on a window at Newport Public Library of superheros spreading peace throughout the world in preparation for the “Build a Better World” summer reading program kicking off Monday, July 3 and running until Friday, Aug. 18. She was chosen by the state’s Office of Library and Information Services to host step-by-step painting parties for children at libraries across the state. During each of the events, Killian will walk participants through the process of painting their own masterpiece. Sometimes, the children will paint the Newport Bridge with a sunset behind it or another landscape scene that the children’s librarian at each library has picked in conjunction with the theme of the reading program. See full story on page 3. (Photo by Jen Carter)

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