New Castle Branch
Now that the summer reading program is finished for this year, storytime will be resuming twice a week. Along with changing the nights the library will be open until 8 pm, we will be changing the day of the week that our storytimes will be held on. Preschool storytime will now be on Tuesday at 10:30 am (formerly Wed) and Toddler storytime will be Thursday at 10:30 am (formerly Fri).
You survived your first week back to school! All teens are welcome to join us at the New Castle Branch Library on Friday, August 24th AND August 25th for a premiere viewing of the Hunger Games! Popcorn and drinks will be provided.
Anyone interested in any aspect of digital camera is welcome to come to the New Castle Branch Library on Wednesday, September 12th to share their successes and get answers to burning questions. Bring your camera, printed photos, photos stored in a memory stick, or on-line. We have wi-fi and a large-screen projection system here at the library so everyone can make the most of the discussion. Whether you are a beginner or experienced photographer you will have a fun time.
Amateur photography enthusiasts meet at the New Castle Branch Library at 7:00 pm to learn from local professionals how to get the most out of their digital cameras, exchange ideas, and participate in fun projects. Join in discussions on lighting, focus, color, angles, lenses, software, and all aspects of turning a photo into art. Please bring your camera, other equipment, and recent photos (either printed or stored) to present and discuss.
Storytime for toddlers (ages 1-3) and their accompanying adults is every Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the New Castle Branch Library.
Come to the New Castle Branch Library on Saturday, July 21st from 2:00 to 3:30 pm when Go2Workshops@YourLibrary offers a Computers for Beginners, Level 1 workshop! This workshop is for true beginners - no computer experience necessary. This class introduces computer vocabulary including both hardware and software terms. Learn to use the mouse and keyboard. Learn basic computer tasks in a Windows environment, and learn the differences between a document and a program. There are classes offered for both English and English learning participants.
Come to the New Castle Branch Library on Thursday, July 19th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm when Go2Workshops@YourLibrary offers a Computers for Beginners, Level 3 workshop! Learn how to organize files into folders, find "lost" files, and print documents. You will also learn how to change you desktop settings, create a shortcut, and more. Completion of "Computers for Beginners Level 1" and "Computers for Beginners Level 2, " or intermediate computer, mouse, and keyboard skills are required to attend this workshop.
By popular demand, the New Castle Branch Library will present a basic basket weaving class on Saturday, September 22nd from 1 to 3 pm. Registration is required.
Escape the heat and bring the family to the New Castle Branch Library at 6:00 pm on Thursday, August 16th to watch the movie "Dolphin Tale". We will be providing popcorn and soda.
Come to the New Castle Branch Library at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, July 31st where Jim Campbell, PhD, and Sandy Jackson, MA, both adjunct professors at Colorado Mountain College, will talk about their experiences at the Snowmass dig site during the summer of 2011. Participants will learn about the excavation process and what was discovered. The presentation will be geared toward adults but children and teens are welcome.