Local Pianist, Clay "Professor B" Boland will perform a selection of old time favorites on the library's concert grand piano. This free concert will be held at the Carbondale Branch Library on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. Holiday treats will also be provided. More information about this free community event at the Carbondale Branch Library, call 963-2889.
Got a new Tech Toy for Christmas and not quite sure what to do with it? Stop by the Glenwood Springs Branch Library to receive assistance with setting up and using your device, downloading eBooks or magazines, and any other questions you would like to have answered by our TechXperts. Sessions are for 30 minutes and are first-come/first-served. More information about this free community event at Glenwood Springs Branch Library, call 945-5958.
The first installment of the Annual Winter Lecture Series features a reprise of "Glenwood Springs in 1887", presented by Cindy Hines, the director of the Frontier Historical Society. Come learn more about what life was like in Glenwood Springs during the legendary last days of Doc Holliday. The program will be held at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 815 Cooper Ave, at 7 pm on Thursday January 16th. It is free and open to the public. The Annual Winter Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Frontier Historical Society and the Glenwood Springs Branch Library.
Join us for Billy Wilder's 1944 classic murder mystery Double Indemnity. Popcorn & refreshments will be provided (bringing your fedora and detective notepad is optional!) More information about this free community event at the Parachute Branch Library, call 285-9870.
This free introductory class will offer hands-on training for adults who have basic computer skills and are new to the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system. You will gain a solid foundation in the basic functions and terminology of Windows 7, distinguish between files & folders and how they work together in Windows Explorer, utilize the ‘Start’ menu to launch apps & find files, and have the opportunity to have your computer questions answered by our tech experts. More information about this free community event at the Parachute Branch Library, call 285-9870.
January is National Soup Month! And what better meal is there to warm yourself on a cold winter’s night? The Rifle Branch Library will be hosting Soup and a Show on Friday Jan 24 at 6 pm! Library staff will make their favorite soups as well as other goodies, and we will watch the film adaptation of Rudolfo Anaya’s controversial novel, Bless me Ultima. More information about this free community event at the Rifle Branch Library, call 625-3471.
Melissa Colasinski will lead this class for beginners and answer questions about cross-stitch. Materials will be provided, and there is no charge to attend. Space is limited, so registration is required. More information about this free community event at the Silt Branch Library, call 876-5500.
Local author, Larry Meredith, will give a presentation on his book "This Cursed Valley" at the Carbondale Branch Library on Monday, Jan. 27 at 6 p.m. The novel deals with the history of the Crystal River Valley from 1879 to the beginning of the Great Depression. The author will have books available for sale at the event. Open to the public. More information about this free community event at the Carbondale Branch Library, call 963-2889.
Got a lyric, melody, or something you want to test out on a responsive audience? Share what you are working on in a supportive, helpful atmosphere, and jump into the creative process with other songwriters of all levels. Bring your own instrument, or use the library’s piano. This month will be facilitated by songwriter/performing artist Ellen Stapenhorst. More information about this free community event at the Carbondale Branch Library, call 963-2889.
Lunch Bunch Book Club is back after a holiday hiatus. We will meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month at noon. You are invited to bring a sack lunch or food to share.
We will start of the new year with a discussion of Conor Grennan's Little Princes at 12 pm on January 21st. Limited copies will be available at the library. There will also be a list of potential book club selections for the coming year.
More information about this free community event at the Parachute Branch Library, call 285-9870.