It's almost here! The movie version of The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins' blockbuster novel (and first in the trilogy), opens on Friday, March 23, 2012. Join your fellow THG-fans for a movie release party on March 16 at 6 p.m. at the Rifle Branch Library. Since THG deals with some pretty intense subject matter, the party is for readers in middle school and older. For more information, contact Amy at 625-3471.
To celebrate Teen Tech Week 2012, join us at the Rifle Branch Library at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, for a Rock Band tournament. Bring your friends and get ready to rock!
Rifle High School art students will share their reproductions of well-known Master works in the latest installation of Art in the Stacks. Art-lovers of all ages are welcome to join us for refreshments and a short talk during the Artists' Reception on Tuesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Rifle Branch Library.
To commemorate Black History Month 2012 and the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Rifle Branch Library is hosting the Black History Live Tour on February 13 at 7 p.m. The tour features Hasan Davis, a noted Kentucky poet, scholar, storyteller, youth advocate, and Chautauquan (a portrayer of legendary and historical characters).
Kids, join us at the Rifle Branch Library on Saturday, February 11, at 1 p.m. to make a card for your special Valentine.
The Rifle Branch Library will host a Disc-a-Palooza on Saturday, January 21, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Bring your scratched CDs and DVDs (no Blu-ray) and we will repair them - right before your very eyes! - for a suggested donation of $2 each. The clean-a-thon is first come, first served, so get here early! Some discs may not be repairable and we will show you how to assess the damage. Questions? Call the branch at 625-3471.
The Rifle Branch Library hosts a book club for all adults and teens on the third Tuesday of each month at noon. For more information, please contact the library at 625-3471. We have selected titles for the next few meetings (click on the title to find it in our catalog and place a hold request):
Jan. 17 - The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
School's out on Monday, January 16, so young people of all ages are invited to join us at 1:00 p.m. at the Rifle Branch Library for a showing of Cars 2 and popcorn!
January 16, 2012, is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Want to learn more about Dr. King? Find books about him in our catalog.
Join us at the Rifle Branch Library at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 3, for the next installation of Art in the Stacks. January's featured artist is Roland Klocker. Although Roland has worked for the City of Rifle for 37 years, he only began his second career as a photographer about 6 years ago after taking a photography course at CMC. He has traveled as far as Zimbabwe to capture images of animals but also enjoys visiting local spots such as Rifle Mountain Park.