Back by popular demand, Melissa Colasinski will offer another cross-stitch program at the Silt Branch Library on Tuesday, February 28, from 6-8 p.m. Bring your materials or get a free starter pack and have Melissa show you the basics. If you already know how to cross-stitch or you want to bring a different type of activity, like knitting, go right ahead and enjoy the good company and refreshments. There is no charge to attend but please register in advance as space is limited; visit the Silt Branch or call 876-5500.
Wear your Halloween costume to the Rifle Branch Library and enjoy a scary movie along with pizza and some spooky treats. Join us on Friday, October 28, at 6 p.m. Best costume wins a prize! The party is open to all middle and high school students and up but space is limited so please sign up in advance. For more info, contact the library at 625-3471.
In celebration of Teen Read Week, October 16-22, the library challenges all teens to create a visual representation of your favorite book. Bring your photo entry (or entries) to the Gordon Cooper Branch Library by Friday, October 21.
What do you want to see in the new New Castle Branch Library? What kinds of books do you want? What music? What kinds of programming?
Come join us for brain storming and collage on October 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the New Castle Branch's temporary location. Share your ideas for how YOU envision the new library and have fun making art.
Your hands can create while your brain reinvents Youth Services at the New Castle Branch Library!
Wanna learn how to take some great photos? Local professional photographer Ashley Mickelson will show you how to make your pictures rock! Join her at the Silt Community Center on October 13 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. You will learn a variety of tips and tricks, such as cool lighting techniques, to make your photos stand out. For more information, contact the Silt Branch Library at 876-5500.
Hey, teens, do you find it difficult to study at home? Maybe you need a bigger space to work on a project or you just need to get away from your noisy little sister. All teens are invited to the Glenwood Springs Branch Library from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. on alternating Tuesdays (see specific dates below) to take advantage of our giant, quiet basement. During Study Space hours, you will find room to spread out in a quiet environment. You can work alone or in small study groups to read, write, or plan school projects.
Teens, join us at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library for a discussion of books from a different genre each month. Choose a book and have fun talking with others about it while enjoying dessert. No advance registration is required - just come to the library on the second Wednesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Reading Buddies is a free program offered by the Rifle Branch Library that pairs teenage volunteers ("Big Buddies") with students in grades K-4 ("Little Buddies") who are learning to read. Pre-registration is required; visit the branch or call 625-3471. Big Buddies and Little Buddies work together one-on-one for an hour every Thursday from 4-5 p.m., reading and participating in reading-related activities.
The Rifle Branch Library has a teen book club for readers in grades 6-12! The club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Questions? Please contact Amy at 625-3471 (or just stop by the library!).
Teens and manga artists, join your peers at the New Castle Branch Library every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. to learn techniques and share your talents. All levels are welcome - just bring a pencil, paper, and your imagination. For more information call 984-2346.