Come play Wii games with us at the Carbondale Branch Library on Thursday, December 26 at 4:00 pm! We will also do a game swap. Bring your old games from any system and trade them with others. Snacks provided. This event takes place the fourth Thursday of every month as part of our Middle School Madness! series.
Want to write and record your own music? We will teach you how using music apps on the iPads from the library's TabLab. Bring a memory stick so that you can bring your song(s) home with you to share with your friends or on Facebook. This program will be held at the Carbondale Branch Library on Thursday, December 19 at 4:00 pm.
Santa will be visiting the Carbondale Branch Library early this year, so stop by to give him your holiday wish list. Have your picture taken with Santa, make an ornament, and decorate cookies! Cookies, cider, and candy canes will be provided! Our party will take place Saturday, December 14 from 11:00 - 1:00 pm in our Community Room.
Teens! Join us at the Carbondale Branch Library for our book club, where you can talk about books with fellow book-lovers. We will meet on Thursday, December 12 at 4:00 pm. Come enjoy pizza and be prepared to talk about what you're reading now, the best thing you've read recently, or your all-time favorite book or graphic novel. We look forward to seeing you there!
Come in from the cold on Saturday, December 28 at 2:00 pm for hot chocolate and crafts! Bring your holiday greeting cards and learn to make a creative collage. This program is for teens and adults and will be held at the Parachute Branch Library.
Love to read backwards…then this club is for you! Manga and graphic novels appear in your dreams? Join with others suffering the same symptoms. Anime Club meets at the Parachute Branch Library on Monday, December 20 at 3:30 pm.
Students in the 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade are invited to the New Castle Branch Library on Friday, November 15, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Video games are going to jump off the screen and right into the library. Join Mr. Paul Stanley in a life size game of Tetris and Angry Birds. Supplies and snacks will be provided. This class is limited to 25 students, and preregistration is required to attend this event. Please call 984-2346 or go to www.gcpld.org to preregister.
Join us at the Carbondale Branch Library for ukulele nights on the 1st and 3rd Monday and 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm. In December, we will not meet on the 4th Wednesday, December 25, due to the Christmas holiday. Bring your ukulele and a song to share if you have one and Get Your Uke On at the Carbondale Branch Library. For beginners through experts, age 6-99. Non-ukers are welcome to sit in. To quote ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro, “if everyone played the ukulele, the world would be a better place.”
WRITE ON with the Carbondale Library Writers' Group on Monday, December 9 at 6:30 pm! The goal of this monthly group is to provide a supportive environment for writers of all genres; from the novice to the experienced. Attendees will have the opportunity to share and explore their own writing, their peers’ writing and writing in general. Open to all writers and future writers, teen and adult. Feel free to bring a snack or dinner.
After a long week of school, Wig Out with Us on Wednesdays at the Rifle Branch Library from 4:00 - 6:00 pm in the Community Room upstairs. Video games, internet access, snacks, skill toys, TabLab programs, random activities throughout the school year, and just chillin' with your friends. So when school gets tough, don't stress out, WIG OUT!