New Castle Branch
Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join us for the chance to plan programs, purchase books, movies and music for teens. Stick around after the meeting for games, crafts and snacks! TAG meetings are held at the New Castle Branch Library every second Thursday of the month.
Join us on Saturday, November 16 at 9:00 am to learn the art of carving and decorating gourds. Our instructor, Bobbie Van Meter, will be supplying everything you need to complete and take home a beautifully decorated gourd. Material cost of $6.00 each.
Limit of 10, please sign up by stopping in the library, or calling the New Castle Branch Library at 984-2346. Ask for Ann for more information.
If you love words, games and having fun, this club is for you! Our adult Scrabble Club meets from 6:00 - 8:00 pm on the second Wednesday of every month at the New Castle Branch Library. 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.
This free introductory class will offer hands-on training for adults who are new to computers. You will learn key computer terminology and what it does, how to use a keyboard and mouse to interact with a computer, the basic layout of a computer screen, and be introduced to the library website. You will also have the opportunity to have your computer questions answered by our tech experts. This program will take place at the New Castle Branch Library on Saturday, October 12 at 9:00 am and Saturday, October 26 at 9:00 am.
Fall back into eReading with us as we explore how to check out eBooks and Audiobooks with your library card through Overdrive. We will also explore free digital reading resources, such as Tumblebooks for kids and teens, and our online database. Come to learn. Find answers to your questions. Leave with an abundance of knowledge about eReading and how you can make it a part of your digital life! This program will take place at the New Castle Branch Library on Monday, October 7 at 6:30 pm.
The St. Mary's Bloodmobile will be at the library for a special blood drive. One donation can help as many as four people, and the St. Mary's Regional Blood Center supplies blood to all hospitals on the Western Slope. It's safe, fast, and the easiest way to save a life. The Bloodmobile will be stationed at the New Castle Branch Library on Thursday, October 10 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Register at the library in September to reserve a time slot, or drop in.
Must be 18 or older. Teens aged 16 or 17 can participate with parental permission (available on the Bloodmobile).
All goblins and princesses are invited to join the New Castle Branch Library Storytime Halloween Parade on Thursday, October 31 at 10:30 am. Meet at the library before 10:30, then we will trick or treat to New Castle downtown businesses.
Toddler Storytime at the New Castle Branch Library is geared for children two years old and younger. Bring your little ones for stories, simple crafts and new friends! It's never too soon for storytime! Toddler Storytime is held on Thursdays at 10:30 am at the New Castle Branch Library.
Teens! Are you looking for a spooky good time? Come to the New Castle Branch Library from 5:00 - 7:00 pm on Thursday, October 31. We will have face-painting, games, karaoke, and of course, trick-or-treating! Wear your best costume for the costume contest.
Teens! Join us for the book club that combines discussing good books with delicious banana splits. We will meet at the New Castle Library on the third Thursday of every month at 4:30 pm. Call or come in to see what book we are reading!