Want to make a difference in your community?
Need volunteer hours for high school graduation or college applications?
Anyone age 12-18 interested in volunteering for the Gordon Cooper Branch Library this summer is invited to a Volunteer Orientation on Friday, May 31 at 4:00 pm. We will prepare you to be an active volunteer for summer programs and other regular duties in the library. Come, have fun, and volunteer!
For more information contact Lo at 625-4270.
Astrojax. Three balls on a string. A skill toy with limitless play possibilities. Join us on June 4 at 2:30 pm in the Storytime Room at the Rifle Branch Library to learn about Astrojax, and sign up if you are interested in participating throughout the summer (8 weeks total). We will have weekly meetings where we can hang out, learn new tricks, and participate in contests.
Put on your pajamas and come enjoy stories, songs, crafts and a bedtime snack on the second Monday evening of each month at the Rifle Branch Library at 6:30 pm!
Join us on Saturday, June 8, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon for the first annual How to Festival! It's the perfect opportunity for our community to come together, learn, and have a great time - all for free! We'll showcase hobbyists, business leaders, and entrepreneurs who want to share their talents and knowledge. Come learn something new!
All preschoolers are invited to The New Castle Branch Library Storytime every Tuesday at 10:30 am. Join us for stories crafts and friends.
Special weekly musical storytime full of songs, stories, and more! Led by our Youth Services Librarian and award winning children's musician, Sue Schnitzer. Musical Storytime with Sue takes place at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Mondays at 4:00.
For all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Enjoy books, songs and more at this weekly storytime for children age 2-5. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Preschool Storytime takes place at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Tuesday, June 4, at 10:30 am.
Come to the Rifle Branch Library on Tuesday, June 11 at 1:00 pm for Human Board Game!
Part 1: Design your Board Game Square. Using various crafting supplies, inject your creative flair to build your game square in any fashion you choose. Each participant that designs a square is eligible to win a prize in various design categories (for example: most unique game square).
Part 2: The Board Game Squares are created, now let's PLAY! In teams, you will compete AS the game pieces. Prizes awarded during game play in various categories.
The Alex project connects students with adults through a shared love of reading. Teens and Adults may sign up for the Alex Project through June 15th at the Gordon Cooper Library or online here. All participants are invited to attend the celebration dinner on August 6 at 6:30 pm to meet their reading partner and talk about the books they read.
The Carbondale Library will close at 5:00 pm on Saturday, June 22, to get ready for our move to the new building. We will remain closed until the new library opens on July 20. But do not despair, the Summer Reading Program will continue on! While we are closed we will accept Summer Reading Program bookmarks and give out prizes at Kids, Teens, and Adult Summer Reading Program events and at our old building from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on the following days in June and July:
Mon. June 24
Thurs. June 27
Mon. July 1
Mon. July 8
Thurs. July 11