The Arts Center Library

With many thanks to Marti Evanoff, our volunteer "librarian" - and Al Pouch for his beautiful shelving!


The Arts Center has updated our library books from the archives.  The new location is in the former closet next to the Gift Shop. We encourage you to stop in the library and borrow the AC books for your enjoyment.  This is a 'walk in' opportunity to enjoy the following topics.

  • ADK, Local Environs
  • Architecture
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Columbian, Native Indians & North American
  • Inspiration
  • Museum – Artists – Arts of Many Venues
  • Music, Kids, Student Guides
  • Poems, Novels and Such
  • Photograph/Film/Cinema
  • Theater, Plays, Scripts and More

This month we feature the Arts and Crafts and the Poems, Novels and Such, see below.

Arts and Crafts



Craeger, Clara

The Standard Book of Quilting Making

Ickis, Marguerite

Make your own Books & Boxes

Baumgartner, Peter

Print Art

Saunders, Everett

Art Nouveau

Selz & Constantine EDITORS MOMA

Complete Guide to Needlework

Readers Digest

Modern Ceramics

Beard, Geoffrey

An introduction to Arts and Crafts

Greer, Rita

Magnificent Jewels

Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc.

Handweaving: designs and instructions

Becher, Lotte

Ship Models

Bathe, B.W.



Art Nouveau REVISED 1975

Selz & Constantine EDITORS MOMA

The Golden Age of the Poster

Cirker, Hayward & Blache

Studio Potter

Daniel Clark Foundation

The Teaching of Oil Painting

Campana, D.M.

The Technique of Woven Tapestry

Beutlich, Tadek

Paper Folding for Beginners

Murray and Rigney


Zarchy, Harry

Advertising Copy, Layout and Typographys

Wales, Gentry & Wales

Newspaper Typography

Jackson, Hartley E.

Advertising Procedure

Kleppner, Otto

Reverence for Wood

Sloane, Eric

Museum of Early American Tools

Sloane, Eric

Learn to Draw

Gnagy, Jon

Historic Cabinet Woods

Hinckley, F. Lewis

Fine Wood Working

1979 Publication

The Modern Book of Whittling and Woodcarving

Tangerman, E.J.

Ship Models and how to build them

Weiss, Harvey

Leather Things to make

Lane, Books/Sunset Pub.


Johnson and Newirk

America Underfoot Floor Coverings

Smithsonian Travel Exhibit

Silversmithing: A Basic Manual

Humez, Nicholas D.

The Rustic Artistry of Claren O. Nichols

NYS Museum - Furniture

How to Sew Leather, Suede, Fur

Krohn & Schwebke

Weaving Step by Step

Znamierowski, Nell

Macrame Step by Step

Phillips, Mary Walker

Cabinet making for Beginners

Hayward, Charles H.

Wood Preservation

Hunt & Garratt

Porcelain Bisque Dolls Step by Step

Timm, Ruth

Porcelain for the Beginner

Timm, Ruth

The Energy Efficient Potter

Brodie, Regis C.

Making Pottery without a Wheel

Ball & Loovos

Contemporary Swedish Design


Lead Glazes

LI Assoc, Inc.

Porcelain for the Beginner

Timm, Ruth

Pottery and Ceramic Supplies No. 14 – TOOLS, Etc.

Minnesota Clay

Log Building and Workshops

Gott, Peter

Contemporary Canadian Eskimo Art

Pool, Beekman

Ceramics Revised and Enlarged

Nelson, Glenn

The design and creation of jewelry

Von Neumann, Robert

The complete book of Pottery

Kenny, John

Calligraphic Lettering

Douglass, Ralph

Spoon Jewelry

Millard, Bob (Hazel Pearson)

Ceramics From Clay to Kiln

Weiss, Harvey

Ceramic Equipment and Materials

Cole Ceramic Lab

Ceramic Design

John Kenny

Horseshow Nail Wizardry

Morrill, Keith

Stain Glass Primer 1 & 2 (2 volumes)

Mollica, Peter

How to Work with Tools and Wood

Campbell, Robert

How to Draw and Paint

Gasser, Henry

Pressed Flower Pictures

Booke, Ruth Voorhees

Apprenticeship in Craft

Williams, Gerry

Gem Tumblin & Baroque Jewelry Making

Victors, Arthur and Lila Mae

How to Make Something from Nothing

Griffith, Frank and Rubye

Early American Crafts and Hobbies

Yates, Raymond & Marguerite

Celtic Art: the methods of Construction

Bain, George

Letraset: A catalog

Paramus NJ

Making a Miniature House

Williams, Guy

Building Craft Equipment

Jay & Abrams

The Quilt-Block History of Pioneer Days

Cobb & Ellis

The Quilt Engagement Calendar Treasury

Nelson & Houck

Shop Drawings of Shaker Furniture & Woodenware

Handberg, Ejner

The Artist & The Quilt

Robinson, Charlotte

Contemporary Leather

Meilach, Dona Z.


Lewis, Roger

Creative Candle Making

LaCresta Manufacturing

Candles to Burn

Yaley Enterprises


Mihara, Tokinobu & Hideko

Magnificent Precious Stone Jewelry

Parke-Bernet Galleries

Fine Jewels – 4 books May, June, September, Oct

Parke-Bernet Galleries

New Dimensions in Paper Craft

Yamada & Ito

Magnificent Jewelry

Parke-Bernet Galleries

A collection of Jewelry

Parke-Bernet Galleries

Graphic Arts of the19th & 20th Century

NO AUTHOR, catalogue


Poems, Novels and Such


Day One

Lehman, David

Non-Flowering Plants

Golden Nature Guide


Golden Nature Guide


Golden Nature Guide

Rocks and Minerals

Golden Nature Guide

Summer Island

Porter, Eliot

A Light in the Attic

Silverstein, Shel

The Marches: A Book of Poems

Scully, James

Poets & Writers

Davis, Paul

Winter With Crows

Cloud, Peter Blue

The Buffalo in the Syracuse Zoo

Bruchac, Joseph

Towards Polaris

Smith, Mason

Blueline Volume 30

Potsdam SUNY

Short Carries

Folwell, Betsy

Adirondack Attics

Flynn, Andy

The Full Cupboard of Life

Smith, Alexander McCall

The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

Smith, Alexander McCall

The Kalahari Typing School for Men

Smith, Alexander McCall

Morality for Beautiful Girls

Smith, Alexander McCall

Tears of the Giraffe

Smith, Alexander McCall

A Guide for the Professional

Lord, James Gregory

Give to Live: How Giving Can Change Your Life

Lawson, Douglas

White Ravens

Frare & Bartow

The Writer’s Journey: Mythic structure for Writers

Vogler, Christopher

The Art of Walking

Trent, George

A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants