Gordon Cooper Branch
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.
The Gordon Cooper Branch Library will have activities from 10:00am-4:00pm for children of all ages. Movies, Music, Arts and Crafts, and more.
We will have activities from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library for children of all ages. Arts and crafts, presidential matching games and trivia, a musical celebration honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., and live on the big screen in the Community Room, the Inauguration Ceremonies in Washington, DC.
Come to the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. for Storytime for Toddlers & Infants.
Enjoy age appropriate books, songs and more at weekly storytimes for infants and toddlers. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Special weekly storytime full of songs, stories, and more! For all ages. Led by our Youth Services Librarian and award winning children's musician, Sue Schnitzer.
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Musical Storytime takes place at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Mondays at 4:00 p.m.
Kids, ages 6 to12, are invited to come to the Gordon Cooper Branch Library at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19th to celebrate The Big Read with a singing and playing interactive performance by Youth Services Librarian, Sue Schnitzer.
Woody Guthrie sets the dust bowl era to life with hundreds of famous songs. Come learn about the 1930's, and have fun singing some your favorites with Sue.
Larry Williams' photography students will exhibit black and white photography inspired by Great Depression era photo journalism, as well as by Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath” at Carbondale’s Third Street Center in February. The exhibit will consist of emulations, re-creations, and comparisons from the talented students of RFHS. Black and white graphic work from art students will be included in the show.
Alejandra, librarian and native Spanish speaker, will lead a book discussion of "The Grapes of Wrath" in Spanish on Wednesdays in February at 6:30 p.m. in the community room of the Gordon cooper Library. We have available copies of "Las Uvas de la Ira" in Spanish. Please sign up at the library or call Alejandra at 963-2889.
Don't miss the Grapes of Wrath Film Festival this February at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library. We will show sections of Ken Burns' newest documentary, "The Dust Bowl," and the 1940's movie, "The Grapes of Wrath," every Thursday afternoon from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Readers, history buffs, old timers, and movie fans are welcome to come for one or all of the showings and invited to share your memories of the Great Depression. Librarian Brenda will lead a discussion on John Steinbeck's "The Grapes of Wrath" and the Great Depression.
Garfield County Libraries invites you to an old-fashioned gathering on Sunday, February 24 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Third Street Center to celebrate the spirit of sharing during the ʺhard timesʺ of the Great Depression, as depicted in the great American classic, “The Grapes of Wrath.” For this Big Read event, we'll have soup and bread for all.