The Glenwood Springs Branch Library is proudly hosting One Book, One Community: a community-wide read of "Doc: A Novel", the story of Dr. John Henry Holliday. What better way to celebrate this notorious figure than to bring in Mary Doria Russell, author of the national bestselling title. Mary will be speaking and answering questions about her book on Saturday, October 5 at 2:00 pm at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. Join your community in learning the story of the man who made history, lived, and died in Glenwood Springs. This is a ticketed event.
Stop by the Carbondale Branch Library on Thursday, October 31 in your costume during our open hours for a candy or sticker treat! While you're there, walk through our spooky haunted house!
On this 5th Thursday, join us at the Carbondale Branch Library at 4:00 pm for popcorn, Halloween candy, and a movie! We'll be watching the cult classic: "The Nightmare Before Christmas." Come in your Halloween costume, dressed as one of the movie characters, or dressed in your normal clothes.
Join us for a Halloween party! We'll have a costume parade around the library, play games, and do crafts. Wear your costume or come as you are. The Halloween Party will take place at the Carbondale Branch Library on Tuesday, October 29 at 4:00 pm.
Come play Wii games with us at the Carbondale Library! 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 at 4:00 pm as part of our Middle School Madness! series.
Come to the Carbondale Branch Library on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:00 pm for popcorn and a movie! For kids in grades K-5. This month, we will be showing "Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie" to celebrate Halloween!
Are you good with words? Battle your friends and neighbors in our Words With Friends tournament! We'll have the iPads from our TabLab set up and ready for gaming. Bring your friends or your Words With Friends rivals. The winner will take home a prize! This tournament will take place at the Carbondale Branch Library on Thursday, October 17 at 4:00 pm.
For kids in grades K-5. Want to play a game? We've got card games, Dominoes, Checkers, Trouble, Uno, and more. Music? We'll be streaming or playing CDs as well as providing rhythm instruments to jam and dance along. This program takes place at 4:00 pm the third Tuesday of every month at the Carbondale Branch Library.
October 13-19 is Teen Read Week. Stop by the Carbondale Branch Library anytime during the week to enjoy our new teen area, get a good book recommendation, and enter the contest to name the teen area in our new library. Should we call it The Cage? Off the Grid? Something else? The teen who comes up with a name that we like will win a prize!
Teens! Join us for our book club, where you can talk about books with fellow book-lovers. 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! Pizza and Pages will take place on Thursday, October 10 at 4:00 pm at the Carbondale Branch Library.