Campbell County Public Library System, VA

Trash Art Gallery

Keep plastics out of the ocean, save your trash, and turn it into art!

Art pieces should be 3-D, under-the-sea animals made using only recycled or repurposed materials. All reused materials should be cleaned out completely prior to artwork being dropped off at the library. Artwork can be dropped off at any CCPLS location by 7/14 along with your name. Artwork will be displayed as part of an exhibit in the Rustburg Library during the Grand Finale Street Fair on 7/30. All ages are invited to participate!

Examples of marine trash art:

  • Grocery bag jelly fish
  • Cardboard box whale
  • Water bottle fish
  • Bubble wrap sea lion

Need accommodations or have questions? Email campbellevents@co.campbell.va.us or give the Events & Experiences Team a call at 434-313-3104.

“Sea” all of your other possibilities for fun this summer!

  • Main Branch and Timberlake Area

    Rustburg
    rb@co.campbell.va.us
    434-332-9560
    434-332-9697 (fax)
    684 Village Highway Rustburg, VA 24588

    Timbrook
    tbl@co.campbell.va.us
    434-592-9551
    434-237-6784 (fax)
    18891 Leesville Road Lynchburg, VA 24501

  • Altavista and Brookneal

    Staunton River (Altavista)
    srml@co.campbell.va.us
    434-369-5140
    434-369-1723 (fax)
    500 Washington Street Altavista, VA 24517

    Patrick Henry (Brookneal)
    phml@co.campbell.va.us
    434-376-3363
    434-376-1111 (fax)
    204 Lynchburg Avenue Brookneal, VA 24528

  • Hours

    Rustburg
    M, W, TH, F:
    9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    Tues: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Sat: 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Timbrook
    M, W, F:
    9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    T, TH: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Sat: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Staunton River (Altavista)
    M, T, W, F:
    9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    TH: 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Sat: 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Patrick Henry (Brookneal)
    Tues: 10:00 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    TH: 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sat: 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This site is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. It is managed by the The Library of Virginia Library Development and Networking Division.