All six branches of the Garfield County Libraries will be closed on Wednesday, April 16. The libraries will resume normal hours at 10 a.m. the next day. Thank you for your understanding and continued patronage.
Local Pianist, Clay "Professor B" Boland will perform a selection of old time favorites on the library's concert grand piano. This free concert will be held at the Carbondale Branch Library on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. Holiday treats will also be provided. More information about this free community event at the Carbondale Branch Library, call 963-2889.
Got a new Tech Toy for Christmas and not quite sure what to do with it? Stop by the Glenwood Springs Branch Library to receive assistance with setting up and using your device, downloading eBooks or magazines, and any other questions you would like to have answered by our TechXperts. Sessions are for 30 minutes and are first-come/first-served. More information about this free community event at Glenwood Springs Branch Library, call 945-5958.
The first installment of the Annual Winter Lecture Series features a reprise of "Glenwood Springs in 1887", presented by Cindy Hines, the director of the Frontier Historical Society. Come learn more about what life was like in Glenwood Springs during the legendary last days of Doc Holliday. The program will be held at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 815 Cooper Ave, at 7 pm on Thursday January 16th. It is free and open to the public. The Annual Winter Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Frontier Historical Society and the Glenwood Springs Branch Library.
The Carbondale Branch Library invites you to improve your art skills or learn something new as we work on a project in the Teen Artist Workshop on Thursday, January 6th at 4 p.m. This workshop features different projects every month, which will be held on the first Thursday of every month. This month, join Youth Services Librarian Jeannine Stickle to learn how to make beautiful prints on fabric and paper using stencils. Bring your own objects to print on (t-shirts, pillow cases, school bags, etc.) or print on patches provided the library and sew them on later.
Teens are invited to play Wii games at the Carbondale Branch Library on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. This program is part of the Middle School Madness series. More information about this free community event at the Carbondale Branch Library, call 963-2889.
Melissa Colasinski will lead this class for beginners and answer questions about cross-stitch. Materials will be provided, and there is no charge to attend. Space is limited, so registration is required. More information about this free community event at the Silt Branch Library, call 876-5500.
Senior Matters is hosting a monthly book club sponsored by the Carbondale Branch Library. Join us every 4th Wednesday at 4:00 pm at the Carbondale Library. More information about this free community event at the Carbondale Branch Library, call 963-2889.
Teen Open Mic Night. Come share music, poetry, comedy, creative writing, or anything else you would like to present. Whether it is an original creation, a well known classic, or newly discovered gem we want to hear your voice. The Grand Piano will be available for musicians to use during this time. Sign up for 5 - 10 minute slots when you arrive. Participation is not required to attend - come see your friends perform.Refreshments will be provided. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 6:30 p.m. More information about this free community event at the Carbondale Branch Library, call 963-2889.
Come learn about the history of tea, where and how it is grown, how it is blended and dried, taste brews from different origins, learn about fair trade and the ecological significance behind this amazing food.
From the soil to the cup. More information about this free community event at the Rifle Branch Library, call 625-3471.