Jaci Spuhler will return to the New Castle Branch Library on Saturday, March 10, to teach the traditional method of creating pysanky, or Ukrainian Easter eggs. Due to popular demand, we will host two workshops: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m. Space is limited to 10 students per class, so please register in advance at the library or by calling 984-2346. The class is open to everyone in grade 9 and up. There is a materials fee of $3 per person.
Teens, the Parachute Branch Library will deliver books to Grand Valley High School at lunch time on January 4 and February 1. Cool, huh? It's kinda like a bookmobile: they'll bring the books to you (Bks2U) and you can check 'em out with your library card. For more info, contact the library at 285-9870.
The Rifle Branch Library will be hosting a movie matinee on Tuesday, March 27, at 1 p.m. Join your friends at the library for popcorn and a movie during your Spring Break from school. We hope to see you there!
It's almost here! The movie version of The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins' blockbuster novel (and first in the trilogy), opens on Friday, March 23, 2012. Join your fellow THG-fans for a movie release party on March 16 at 6 p.m. at the Rifle Branch Library. Since THG deals with some pretty intense subject matter, the party is for readers in middle school and older. For more information, contact Amy at 625-3471.
To celebrate Teen Tech Week 2012, join us at the Rifle Branch Library at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, for a Rock Band tournament. Bring your friends and get ready to rock!
To commemorate Black History Month 2012 and the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Rifle Branch Library is hosting the Black History Live Tour on February 13 at 7 p.m. The tour features Hasan Davis, a noted Kentucky poet, scholar, storyteller, youth advocate, and Chautauquan (a portrayer of legendary and historical characters).
The Rifle Branch Library hosts a book club for all adults and teens on the third Tuesday of each month at noon. For more information, please contact the library at 625-3471. We have selected titles for the next few meetings (click on the title to find it in our catalog and place a hold request):
Jan. 17 - The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
School's out on Monday, January 16, so young people of all ages are invited to join us at 1:00 p.m. at the Rifle Branch Library for a showing of Cars 2 and popcorn!
January 16, 2012, is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Want to learn more about Dr. King? Find books about him in our catalog.
Teens, come learn the techniques for making special greeting cards at the New Castle Branch Library on Tuesday, February 7, at 6:30 p.m. Just bring your imagination! Please register in advance, as space is limited; you can stop by the library or call 984-2346. Everyone will leave with a special project.