Gordon Cooper Branch
In celebration of Teen Read Week, October 16-22, the library challenges all teens to create a visual representation of your favorite book. Bring your photo entry (or entries) to the Gordon Cooper Branch Library by Friday, October 21.
The Aspen Art Museum is partnering with the Gordon Cooper Branch Library in Carbondale to offer Story Art, a free program that combines learning to read with visual literacy and art-making. Held once a month, this program introduces children to the basic foundations of art through engaging storybooks, looking activities, and hands-on art projects. Registration is recommended. Story Art is held on the first Thursday of every month from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.
Teens, join us at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library for a discussion of books from a different genre each month. Choose a book and have fun talking with others about it while enjoying dessert. No advance registration is required - just come to the library on the second Wednesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Children in grades K through 5 are invited to join us for games at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on the fourth (and occasionally fifth) Tuesday of each month from 4-5 p.m. Have fun playing board games and card games with other kids while developing reading and critical thinking skills at the same time.
Readers in grade 3 through 5 are invited to BookTalk at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library every third Tuesday of the month from 4-5 p.m. Share with others the latest good book you've read, talk about its juiciest parts, and hear about other awesome books to read!
Readers in grades K through 5 are invited to join in at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library from 4-5 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month. Kids will be partnered with a younger or older reader to practice reading and discover the joys of sharing books with each other. Advance registration is preferred; come by the library or call 963-2889.
Go back to school in style: design your own tie-dyed t-shirt! The Gordon Cooper Branch Library will help you create a unique piece of wearable art on Thursday, August 25, from 10 am to noon. This event is open to children of all ages, but space is limited. Participants must register at the library by August 13. Please visit the Gordon Cooper Branch Library (or call 963-2889) for more information.
The Gordon Cooper Branch Library will be serving cake and teas from around the world throughout the day on Tuesday, July 5, to celebrate this year's Adult Summer Reading theme: Novel Destinations.
Get ready for Mountain Fair with a hands-on Henna Tattoo program at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Thursday, July 28 from 4-5pm. Come early to try this temporary tattoo experience. You'll be all the rage at Mountain Fair.
Permission slips need to be signed by a parent to participate.
Bowling for Books is back by popular demand! Join the Gordon Cooper Branch Library at the El Jebowl on Thursday, July 21 from 4-5pm. Bowl your way into some great reads! Score prizes for the craziest bowling style, the highest score, and everything in between. Even if you've never bowled before, you should join the fun: you won't regret it!