Need some practical ideas on how to stretch those dollars? Come to the Parachute Branch Library on Thursday, February 7 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. for this Big Read event! Learn about everything from coupon clipping to making several meals out of one shopping experience as locals Jeanette Osmon and Barbara Barker share some clever ideas.
Join us at the Parachute Branch Library on Monday, February 4th, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. to learn how to use the stuff you have sitting around to make a totally new creation that will amaze your family, your friends, and, yes, even yourself with your creativity! The Good the Bad and the Gross is designed for 4th-6th graders and is hands-on learning at its best. Every month, we challenge you to come ready for the good, the bad, and, yes, the really gross! This program is limited to the first 15 participants who sign up.
Finger play, music, and great stories along with playtime make the a highlight of the toddlers day. Toddler Time takes place on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. at the Parachute Branch Library.
Love a great story? Watch it come alive and take part in this interactive story time with Miss Marie.
Ready to Ready Storytime takes place Mondays at 11:00 a.m. at the Parachute Branch Library.
Jaci Spuhler is returning to the New Castle Branch Library on Saturday, March 9th to guide classes through the traditional method of creating a Ukrainian Egg for Easter. Classes take place at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.
Registration is required and there is a $3.00 materials fee. There is a maximum of 10 participants per class.
Sons and daughters, bring your mothers, fathers, grandmas and grandpas to a Valentine Tea at the New Castle Branch Library Community Room on Wednesday, February 11 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Special desserts and teas will be served.
Call 984-2346 for more information and to reserve your seats.
All preschoolers are invited to join us at the New Castle Branch Library for stories, crafts and new friends every Tuesday at 10:30! You are never too young to enjoy stories!
Larry Williams' photography students will exhibit black and white photography inspired by Great Depression era photo journalism, as well as by Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” at Carbondale’s Third Street Center in February. The exhibit will consist of emulations, re-creations, and comparisons from the talented students of RFHS. Black and white graphic work from art students will be included in the show.
Don't miss the Grapes of Wrath Film Festival this February at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library. We will show sections of Ken Burns' newest documentary, "The Dust Bowl," and the 1940's movie, "The Grapes of Wrath," every Thursday afternoon from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Readers, history buffs, old timers, and movie fans are welcome to come for one or all of the showings and invited to share your memories of the Great Depression. Librarian Brenda will lead a discussion on John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" and the Great Depression.
Garfield County Libraries invites you to an old-fashioned gathering on Sunday, February 24 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Third Street Center to celebrate the spirit of sharing during the ʺhard timesʺ of the Great Depression, as depicted in the great American classic, “The Grapes of Wrath.” For this Big Read event, we'll have soup and bread for all.