The Parachute Branch Library offers a fun-filled afternoon of history on Saturday, February 23 for The Big Read.
Local singer/songwriter Nate Adams will start at 12:30 p.m. with a 30-minute tribute to Woodie Guthrie. Like Woodie, Adams plays by himself – just his guitar, harmonica, and croonin’. Come listen to Guthrie’s traditional folk and blues songs and hear stories about the "Dust Bowl Troubadour” himself.
Come to the Parachute Branch Library on Saturday, February 9th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. for a fun party featuring the movie “Kit Kittredge an American Girl” and various activities and crafts.
The Great Depression hits home for nine-year-old Kit. When her dad loses his business and he has to leave to find work, Kit's mom decides to take in boarders only to discover the lockbox containing all their money has been taken. Help Kit solve this mystery!
Need some practical ideas on how to stretch those dollars? Come to the Parachute Branch Library on Thursday, February 7 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. for this Big Read event! Learn about everything from coupon clipping to making several meals out of one shopping experience as locals Jeanette Osmon and Barbara Barker share some clever ideas.
Learn to love the mouse, the internet and your new email. A small group and lots of practice with a skilled instructor guarantees your success! Computers don’t seem to be going away so isn’t it time you learned to love your mouse? Program takes place at the Parachute Branch Library on Tuesday mornings in February from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Sign up is required. Class size is limited to 6.
To sign up or for more information, contact the Parachute Branch Library at (970) 285-9870.
Join us at the Parachute Branch Library on Monday, February 4th, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. to learn how to use the stuff you have sitting around to make a totally new creation that will amaze your family, your friends, and, yes, even yourself with your creativity! The Good the Bad and the Gross is designed for 4th-6th graders and is hands-on learning at its best. Every month, we challenge you to come ready for the good, the bad, and, yes, the really gross! This program is limited to the first 15 participants who sign up.
Finger play, music, and great stories along with playtime make the a highlight of the toddlers day. Toddler Time takes place on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. at the Parachute Branch Library.
Love a great story? Watch it come alive and take part in this interactive story time with Miss Marie.
Ready to Ready Storytime takes place Mondays at 11:00 a.m. at the Parachute Branch Library.
Spend a magical afternoon as we celebrate the New Year with a Fairy Tea Party. Whatever you wish your fairy to be, let's make that fairy be!
Party takes place at the Parachute Branch Library on Saturday, January 19th from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Space is limited. Reservation required. Grades 3-5 only.
Read the book Girl Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen then come watch the movie version on our giant screen with movie theater sound! Those of you who have not read the book are also welcome to enjoy the screening. There will be food, so call ahead and find out what’s cookin and stay after the film to gab.
Film screening will be at the Parachute Branch Library on Friday, January 18th at 6:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of the Library and their invited guest Dr. Gerhard Rill. Dr Rill will share his passion...healthy feet. If you have ever had hurting toes you know how important this can be. Gerhard guarantees to entertain and inform!
Gerhard Rill is a graduate of the Munich School of Orthopedics. He completed his residency in the United States then practiced in Germany for several years before relocating to Colorado.