The Raising a Reader program provides bookbags filled with books for preschool and daycare children to take home, read with their families, and return for new ones. Children who have participated in this program during the last year are invited to the Parachute Branch Library on April 5, 7, 19, and 21 at 9:30am and 1pm to sign up for a library card, explore the new library facility and the wealth of materials available to them, and receive their special blue "graduation" bag in which they can carry their treasures to and from the library.
Celebrate National Library Week with us! Come to the front desk at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library anytime between April 10-16 to get a story sheet, write a brief account of how you came to Glenwood Springs, and return the sheet to the librarians at the front desk. Your name is optional. We will post your story on the bulletin board in our lobby. We will also give you a pushpin to use to mark your place of origin on our world map.
El presupuesto personal es asunto de interés para todos, tanto como su cabal manejo. Siempre es el momento oportuno para aprender habilidades financieras nuevas y así evitar quedar con la cuenta limpia. Asista con nosotros a este taller de educación financiera sín costo, en la Biblioteca Pública de Glenwood Springs.
Tema del mes: Elementos del Manejo de Finanzas Personales.
Conozca la manera de diferenciar entre lo que se antoja y lo que se necesita.
Join the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on April 30th at 10-11am to celebrate Día de los Niños! There will be English- and Spanish-speaking readers to celebrate this day.
Storytime for kids ages 3-5 and their accompanying adults. Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the New Castle Branch Library for stories, simple crafts, and new friends.
Storytime, un cuento leido por un bibliotecario (en Inglés), para niños de edad preescolar y sus adultos. Los miércoles en 10:30 en la Biblioteca de New Castle.
Comida para Multas
¡Durante el mes de Febrero deshacerse de sus multas y ayudar a otros también!
Traiga comidas no perecederos a cualquier de los sucursales de Garfield County Libraries y reciba un crédito de $1 por cada cosa que done
Los créditos solo aplican a multas de hoy en dia y no aplican a materiales perdidas u otras tarifas.
Vamos a dar todas las donaciones a LIFT-UP.0110
The Garfield County Libraries' Surplus Asset Sale will be held at the New Caslte Branch Library at 402 West Main in New Castle. The sale will include miscellaneous office furniture, equipment, shelving, etc. from all Garfield County Libraries. It will also help us clear out the New Castle Branch Library so we can begin construction. So tell your friends and neighbors and get ready to take home some treasures! For more information call Jerry at 625-4270.
On Saturday, February 5th at 7 pm the Friends of the Parachute Library will host the talented classical guitarist Javier de los Santos at the Parachute Branch Library. Javier holds a Masters of Music Degree in Guitar Performance from the University of Denver. He has performed with the Symphony in the Valley and the Mesa State College Symphony Orchestra, at the Aspen Music Festival, and many other venues in the United States and Mexico. This is a ticketed event, and tickets are free courtesy of the Friends of the Parachute Library.
The Thunder River Theatre Company will present a very special bilingual Literary Night featuring Federico Garcia Lorca at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library on Wednesday, March 23 at 7pm. Actors will present biographical and anecdotal information about this Spanish artist, as well as readings from his poetry, plays, and letters. Federico Garcia Lorca grew up in Granada, Spain in the early 1900s. In his twenties, his poem "Gypsy Ballads" made him Spain's most famous poet. He was murdered by Nationalists at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War.