Mary and Edwin Meader Fine Art Library
KIA Library Collections
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
The Meader Library's every-month children's event offered September through May. Click here for more information
The library hosts book discussions at 2 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month from September through May.
Using the Library
The library is open to the public for research and enjoyment. If you're a KIA member, you may borrow materials - just bring in your KIA membership/library card to get started.
Contact the Library
Phone: 269-349-7775, ext. 3166
Upcoming library events
Art Detectives - 11:00AM
Apr 14 - Pictures at an Exhibition
Book Discussion - 2:00PM
Apr 18 - The Lady and the Unicorn: A Novel by Tracy Chevalier
To sign up, call 269-349-7775, ext. 3166, or email the library.
"Ideal for artists of all skill levels, this exhaustive reference covers a multitude of areas concerning watercolor."-Amazon.com
"From pinch pots to coiled boxes to soft slab tableware, mastering hand building is a lifelong pursuit. In this book, Sunshine Cobb covers all the foundational skills, with lessons for constructing both simple and complex forms from clay."- Amazon.com
Pura Belpre Illustrator Honor 2018
ALA Notable Children's Book 2018
New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2017
Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2017
Smithsonian Top Ten Best Children's Book of 2017
"Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, is based on the life of one of the world's most influential painters, Frida Kahlo, and the animals that inspired her art and life.
Brown's story recounts Frida's beloved pets "two monkeys, a parrot, three dogs, two turkeys, an eagle, a black cat, and a fawn "and playfully considers how Frida embodied many wonderful characteristics of each animal." -Amazon.com
Be sure to check out our growing DVD collection, our circulating magazine collection, and our children's literature collection!