Students in middle and high school are invited to the Rifle Branch Library on Tuesday, December 20, at 1:00 p.m. for Gingerbread Man Madness! Come to the library (upstairs in the Community Room) and decorate gingerbread men. Use your imagination to see how wacky you can get! Advance registration is required 'cause space is limited. Call the library at 625-3471 for more information.
The Rifle Branch Library will host a Math Wiz tournament on Saturday, December 3, from 1-3 p.m. All middle schoolers are invited to join us in the large Community Room upstairs to play this exciting card game.
Colorado Poet Laureate David Mason, author of the bestselling verse novel Ludlow and many others, will speak about poetry and the public and perform poems by himself and others. Come hear the writer B.H. Fairchild has called "one of America's finest poets and a master of narrative." Join us at the Rifle Branch on Saturday, October 29, at 1 p.m.
Join us at the Rifle Branch Library on Tuesday, November 1, at 7 p.m. Anne Hillerman and photographer Don Strel will talk about their award-winning book, Tony Hillerman's Landscape, which Anne crafted after spending three years traveling Indian Country. It is the compiliation of breathtaking images of the southwest, synopses of Tony Hillerman's novels, quotes from his books, Anne's memories of her father, and information about the land. The event is free and open to the public.
Wear your Halloween costume to the Rifle Branch Library and enjoy a scary movie along with pizza and some spooky treats. Join us on Friday, October 28, at 6 p.m. Best costume wins a prize! The party is open to all middle and high school students and up but space is limited so please sign up in advance. For more info, contact the library at 625-3471.
Join us in the Rifle Branch Library's Community Room (upstairs) on October 22 at 7:00 p.m. for the next installation of our Super Saver Series.
Using a slow cooker is a great way to save money and time. Crockpot chefs are invited to prepare their favorite slow cooker recipe and bring it to the Crockpot Challenge. Bring a copy of your recipe and some friends to help with tasting, too. We'll sample all of the entries and vote for our favorites!
If you love words, games, and having fun, this club is for you! Our adult Scrabble Club meets from 6-8 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month at the Rifle Branch Library. Beginners and experts alike are encouraged to join and the club is free and open to the public. Make new friends and learn new Scrabble strategies. Bring your own board if you have one. Scoring materials and dictionaries will be provided. For more information, call the Rifle Branch at 625-3471.
September is Suicide Prevention Month. Aspen Hope Center, a project of the Aspen Valley Medical Foundation, will present a community suicide prevention training at the Rifle Branch Library on Tuesday, September 27, at 5:30 p.m. The training is free and open to the public but registration is required. Call 544-1241 for more information and registration.