Glenwood Springs Branch
Join us at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library on Thursday, October 17 at 7:00 pm for "An Evening with Irene Castle: A Chautauqua Presentation". Irene Castle, alongside her dance partner, Vernon Castle, were responsible, more than any other couple, for the rage in social and ballroom dancing that swept across America in the years leading up to the first world war. Irene Castle is presented by master storyteller and scholar Susan Marie Frontczak.
Come and discover how American music from the twentieth century has influenced modern American culture during this six-week program series. "America's Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway" will be hosted on Wednesdays from 6:30 - 8:30 pm beginning October 16 and running until November 20 at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library. The program series features documentary film screenings and scholar-led discussions of twentieth-century American popular music.
Garfield County Libraries is pleased to present free hip hop dance lessons for teens ages 12 and up in conjunction with the America’s Music film and discussion series taking place in October and November. Hip Hop Dance Lessons for Teens will be held on Wednesday, October 2 from 7:15 - 8:15 pm. We’ll have dance instructors from the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts here to show you how to bust a move. No previous dance experience required!
Garfield County Libraries is pleased to present free hip hop dance lessons for kids ages 11 and younger in conjunction with the America’s Music film and discussion series taking place throughout October and November. Hip Hop Dance Lessons for Kids will be held on Wednesday, October 2 from 6:15 - 7:15 pm. We’ll have dance instructors from the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts here to show you how to bust a move. No previous dance experience required!
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.
Garfield County Libraries is pleased to present free partner dance lessons in conjunction with the America’s Music film and discussion series occuring in October and November. Maurine Taufer, Dance Director from the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, has taught, directed, and choreographed for over 22 years. She’ll be teaching swing and ballroom style partner dances. Whether you have two left feet, no dance experience, or just want to have fun and learn something new -- this class is for you! A dance partner is not needed to attend.
Get moving with Wii Tuesdays at the library! Play against old friends and new. Enjoy games like Just Dance, Wii Bowling or Mario Kart! Held the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesday in October from 4:00 - 6:00 pm for grades 6th - 12th.
If you love words, games, and having fun, this club is for you! Our adult Scrabble Club meets from 5:30-8:00 pm on the first Tuesday of every month in the conference room of the Glenwood Springs Branch Library at 815 Cooper. Beginners and experts alike are encouraged to join our club, which is free and open to the public. Make new friends and learn new Scrabble strategies. Scrabble boards, scoring materials, and dictionaries are provided.
Toddlers, ages 1 to 3, and their accompanying adults are invited to attend storytime at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Play with friends.
Meet new friends.
Smash your adversaries.
Revel in your victory.
Random competitions throughout the year!
6th-12th grades, 4:00 - 6:00 pm.
Starts September 24 at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library.