Come to Teen Zone in the Gordon Cooper Library Community Room on Wednesdays at 4:00 pm. Study, surf the net, read, write, draw, hang out. Bring a laptop or borrow one of ours.
Enjoy age appropriate books, songs and more at weekly storytimes for infants and toddlers. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Storytime for Toddlers & Infants takes place at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Thursdays at 10:30.
Come to the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on the second Tuesday of every month from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. for PAWS to READ! Children in grades K-5 can sign up to read to the dogs for approximately 15 minutes. Featuring dogs and handlers/literacy specialists from Heeling Partners of the Roaring Fork Valley.
This month our focus is on poetry and song lyrics. Bring a song or poem to share, if you can. Our resident musician/ songwriter/Youth Services Librarian will lead poetry and songwriting activities and then hand out the rhythm instruments so you can jam and dance. Music and Game day is the third Tuesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library. For kids in grades K-5.
Come to the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on the fourth Tuesday of each month for popcorn and a movie! For Kids in Grades K-5.
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This will be the first meeting for anyone that would like to join and form an iPad Club (iPads ONLY!). This first meeting will be a focus group where we decide if there's enough interest in this kind of group, how this group's meetings will run, how often we would meet, and what day/time we would meet. This meeting will be in the Small Meeting Room at the Rifle Branch Library on Saturday, March 30 at 1:00 pm. Refreshments provided. Join us and... oh, bring your iPad! Don't have an iPad? Don't worry, come anyway and we'll share ours!
Play with friends.
Meet new friends.
Smash your adversaries.
Revel in your victory.
Random competitions throughout the year!
5th-12th grades, 4:00 - 6:00 pm, Rifle Branch Library
For those that want to be part of a book club but don't want to be told what to read, this is the book club for you. Bring WHATEVER book/manga/graphic novel/etc. you are currently reading and share with the group your thoughts, opinions, revelations,... anything you want to share! Snacks and refreshments provided with various book club activities each month.
Book club takes place at the Rifle Branch Library on Tuesday, April 9 at 4:30.
Stories, songs and fingerplays for children. For children age 1-5. Led by Alejandra Rico, Assistant Youth Services Librarian.
Cuentos, canciones y juegos con los dedos. Para niños de uno a cinco años. Alejandra Rico contará los cuentos y guiará las actividades manuales.
Bilingual Storytime/Hora de Cuentos Bilingües takes place at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Wednesdays at 10:30 am.
Led by an instructor from the Aspen Art Museum, Story Art combines learning to read with art-making and activities that build visual literacy. This popular program introduces children to the basic foundations of art through engaging storybooks, looking activities, and hands-on art projects. Story Art programs are held at the Gordon Cooper Branch LIbrary on the first Tuesday of each month and are for children in grades K-5.