The first of three sessions for the creation of a Community Mural Project took place on Saturday at the Weyburn Public Library. 

President of the Weyburn Artist Workshop, Shelley Herberholz, said they are celebrating the library's Centennial, plus two.

"Our group is helping the library board of the Weyburn Public Library celebrate its 100th anniversary by creating a Centennial Mural," she shared.

She said anyone eight years and older can participate, but children should be accompanied by an adult.

"We are there to have fun and commemorate what the library has meant to the citizens of Weyburn over the past 100 years. So come and join us, and leave your mark on an historic part of our library community."

The next two sessions will be held on Saturday May 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and on the 21st from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.  They're working on the lower level of the library.

Turnout for the first session wasn't as great as they'd hoped to see.

"We only had four people other than our actual group members, so it was kind of disappointing," commented Herberholz. "We were hoping to have more, because we have a lot of panels to be painted."

She said no artistic talent is needed to participate.

"Everything is drawn out for a person, and the members of the group are there to help with the painting," she noted. 

She said they have about 72 panels left to paint, so they hope to see more people come out this and next Saturday.