Calling all quilters, stampers, needle crafters and scrap bookers! Want to have a day of fun and accomplishment? We’ll have tables, irons, ironing boards, and cutting mats all set up for your convenience. Drop in and bring your project for a day of crafting, food and friends. Bring your own lunch; refreshments will be provided.
Work It Wednesday takes place at the Parachute Branch Library on the second Wednesday of the month from 10:00 amto 6:00 pm.
The program was formerly called Tackle it Tuesday.
Michael Stanwood's Exploring the World Through Music includes lessons in geography, social studies, languages, even clothing- all through the back door of the wondrous musical instruments that Michael has collected in his travels. A Khaen, a Didgeridu, Angklungs; he plays them all and wants you to play them as well in this unique, interactive, and often hilarious program.
Michael Stanwood's Exploring the World Through Music will take place at the Parachute Branch Library on Thursday, August 1, at 1:30 pm.
The Museum of Western Colorado will lead a talk about what fossils are, how they are formed, what they can teach us, how they are found, their preparation and dating, why they are found in Colorado, and the work of a paleontologist. They will also provide a collection of fossils including dinosaur, plant, mammal, and sea creature remains. They will also talk briefly about the time line of our planet, the changing environment of Colorado, how dinosaurs behaved, and why they disappeared.
A dirt bike, a bulldozer, a monster truck and a kid with a shovel- what do they all have in common? They are all noisy and like to play in the mud!
Charlie Williams is an underground comic and a vocal sound impressionist, better known as “The Noise Guy.” He is a mud-slingin,’ noise-makin’ kids comedian! He’ll take you on an audio off-road adventure to get down to the nitty gritty. You won’t believe your ears!
Ann Lincoln will perform as a Kooky Cave Woman with help from a dinosaur and her specially trained dog! Come and see some crazy comedy, awesome juggling, mysterious magic, and more.
Ann Lincoln's Dino Girl Show will be at the Parachute Branch Library on July 11 at 1:30 pm.
Crazy, mad scientist Paul Stanley will present an interactive, entertaining, and educational science program. His fascinating demonstrations will spark children's natural curiosity and imagination.
Paul Stanley: Mad Scientist will be at the Parachute Branch Library on Thursday, June 27 at 1:30 pm.
Bring your kids to meet Tim Seeber, aka Mr. Bones, and his 8 foot tall dinosaur skeleton puppets. Participants can help put a dinosaur skeleton together and pet a tyrannosaurus on the nose.This life sized dinosaur may just swallow you whole!
Mr. Bones: Paleo-Puppeteer takes place at the Parachute Branch Library on Tuesday, June 20 at 1:30 pm.
What books do you find Groundbreaking? Fill out an entry form, as many as you want. The winner will be drawn at our How-to Festival on Saturday, June 8. The winner wins a free lunch at one of our local restaurants.
Introducing the world’s first organic superhero, SuperNatural. Born on Earth Day, raised on peace, love, granola, and a variety of trail mixes, SuperNatural is here to sage our planet! Can SuperNatural and his sidekick, Sprout use their positive energy to save the day from Toxics Waste's Pollution Potion? This show also highlights another swashbuckling adventure with recycling pirates, Captain Underwear and Long John Slipper. That’s not all, kids gets a chance to show off their knowledge in The Green Game Show.
Watch and participate in Ready to Read Storytime as we make your favorite children's stories come alive with books, games, songs and more!
Ready to Ready Storytime takes place at the Parachute Branch Library on Mondays at 11:00 am.