Colorado Poet Laureate David Mason, author of the bestselling verse novel Ludlow and many others, will speak about poetry and the public and perform poems by himself and others. Come hear the writer B.H. Fairchild has called "one of America's finest poets and a master of narrative." Join us at the Rifle Branch on Saturday, October 29, at 1 p.m.
Colorado Poet Laureate David Mason, author of the bestselling verse novel Ludlow and many others, will perform poems by himself and others; his books will be available for purchase. Writer B.H. Fairchild called him "one of America's finest poets and a master of narrative." Join us at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library on Saturday, October 29, at 7 p.m.
Boys and ghouls of all ages are invited to trick-or-treat at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library this Hallow's Eve. The branch is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; stop by anytime. Beware of SPOOKY stories being told from 6:00-6:30 p.m. in a dark and eerie room!
Computers don't seem to be going away, so isn't it time you improved those skills? This class is designed to help you learn the basics of computer use. With our small classes and friendly instructors, you can do it! Classes are free but advance registration and basic mouse skills are required. Classes meet at the Parachute Branch Library on Tuesdays from October 4 through November 15, from 9-10 a.m. For more information or to register, call the library at 285-9870.
Friends members are invited to the book sale preview on Friday, September 30, from 5-7 p.m. Friends memberships will be available at the door for $10/person.
The Fall Used Book Sale at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library is open to the public from Saturday, October 1, through Saturday, October 8. The book sale will be open from 10 a.m. (1 p.m. on Sunday, October 2) to a half-hour before regular closing hours.
A Mighty Long Way is the subject of the 2011 CMC Common Reader program. Author Carlotta Walls LaNier will visit the West Garfield CMC Campus in Rifle on October 18 at 7 p.m. (click for a map). She will also be at the Aspen campus on October 19 at 10 a.m. (click for a map) and the Spring Valley campus at 7 p.m.
The New Castle Branch Library will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7th. Library staff will be attending a Topping Off Ceremony as the final beam is placed on the remodeled New Castle Branch Library building! We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your continued support of the libraries.
On Wednesday, July 20, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the Silt Branch Library will host an informational meeting on the new library facility. Come hear about plans for the building and let library officials know what amenities, services, and spaces you would like to see in the new library. The meeting will be held at the Silt Branch Library, located at 600 Home Avenue. For more information call 876-5500.
On Monday, July 25, at 6 p.m., the Glenwood Springs Branch Library will host an informational meeting on the new library facility. Come hear about plans for the building and let library officials know what amenities, services, and spaces you would like to see in the new library. The meeting will be held at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, located at 413 9th Street. For more information call 945-5958.