Before the craziness of back-to-school, let's celebrate end-of-summer together. School staff are invited for refreshments and conversation. Let us know how the library can help you in the coming school year.
Relax after a day of Professional Development at the Parachute Branch Library Community Room on Thursday, August 15 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.
Calling all quilters, stampers, needlecrafters, and scrapbookers! Want to have a day of fun and accomplishment? We’ll have tables, irons, ironing boards, and cutting mats all set up for your convenience. Drop in and bring your project for a day of crafting, food, and friends.
Work It Wednesday will be held on Wednesday, August 14 from 10:00 - 5:00 pm at the Parachute Branch Library. Bring your own lunch; refreshments will be provided.
If you love words, games, and having fun, this club is for you! Our adult Scrabble Club meets from 5:30 - 8:00 pm on the first Tuesday of every month at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Beginners and experts alike are encouraged to join our club, which is free and open to the public. Make new friends and learn new Scrabble strategies. Scrabble boards, scoring materials, and dictionaries are provided.
Please note that Scrabble Club will not meet in September, as the library will be closed while we move to our new facility. Our regular meetings resume in October.
The New Castle Branch Library is screening classic movies on the second Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm for its Classic Film Club. Anyone
interested in classic movies or interested in being part of this free club is invited to attend. Film Club participants will select films to watch several months in advance.
Join this new book club where we will explore fabulous stories in the light of day. Please come prepared with ideas for future titles and plan on having a good time sharing your passion for good books. Daytime Book Club takes place the second Wednesday of each month at the New Castle Branch Library.
Learn to make a photo album for your own use or for a gift! In this class you will make a simple handmade photo album with 4 x 6 photo inserts, and a decorative cover with a beautiful exposed spine using an "x" binding. This class will offer a step-by-step bookbinding tutorial that you will be able to recreate at home. Additional bindings will be discussed.
Limit of 12 per class. Must sign up in advance. Materials fee of $15.00.
The New Castle Branch Library is screening classic movies on the second Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm for its Film Club. Anyone interested in classic movies or interested in being part of this free club is invited to attend. Film Club participants will select films to watch several months in advance.
...into the jar! Count the ants for your chance to win a picnic basket full of goodies! Stop in the Parachute Branch Library and submit your guess by Wednesday, July 31. Hurry before the ants carry it away!
To celebrate all the weddings that take place in June, take a guess as to how many grains of rice are in the jar (yes, we counted 'em!) Put in your best guess by Saturday, June 29 at the Parachute Branch Library, for your chance to win a Splash Basket - a poolside survival kit!
Book or Movie? The ages-old debate. Join us at 6:00 pm on Friday, June 28 at the Parachute Branch Library for popcorn and The Best Exotic-Marigold Hotel. Copies of the book are available at the library or downloadable on Overdrive. Don't have time to read? You're still welcome to join for film, fun and food!