The Rifle Branch Library has a teen book club for readers in grades 6-12! The club meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Questions? Please contact Amy at 625-3471 (or just stop by the library!).
Join us at the Rifle Branch Library on Thursday, July 12th for a special lecture.
Come to theRifle Branch Library on Sunday, July 29th from 2:00 to 3:30 pm when Go2Workshops@YourLibrary offers a Computers for Beginners, Level 2 workshop! This class will review the basic computer tasks in a Windows environment and will review the differences between a document and a program. Learn to create documents, save them in the right place (hard drive or USB), and perform proper shutdown procedures. completion of "Computers for Beginners Level 1" or basic computer, mouse, and keyboard skills are required to attend this workshop.
Come to the Rifle Branch Library on Sunday, July 15th from 2:00 to 3:30 pm when Go2Workshops@YourLibrary offers a Computers for Beginners, Level 1 workshop! This workshop is for true beginners - no computer experience necessary. This class introduces computer vocabulary including both hardware and software terms. Learn to use the mouse and keyboard. Learn basic computer tasks in a Windows environment, and learn the differences between a document and a program. There are classes offered for both English and English learning participants.
Join the Anvil Points Quilt Guild with instructor Jan Debolt at the Rifle Branch Library on Tuesday, July 10th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm for Playing with Scraps Quilting Class. Learn many methods of making a scrappy quilt using one block. Participants must register in advance and may pick up a supply list at the Rifle Branch Library. Class is free and is limited to 20 participants. Please do not wear perfume due to Jan's use of oxygen.
Join professor James White at the Rifle Branch Library at 7:00 pm on Thursday, August 16th for a public review of how the human race affects Earth's climate system. We humans are having larger and larger impacts on the planet as we grow in numbers, and as countries such as China, India and Brazil industrialize and require more resources. We will explore some of those impacts, with an emphasis on climate, viewing the issues not only as science issues, but as a social and ethical issues as well. We will focus on two key questions: what is our impact? And what is our responsibility?
Come to the Rifle Branch Library at 7:00 pm on Thursday, August 9th for Save Our Snow!
Come to the Rifle Branch Library at 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 26th when Jim Campbell, PhD, and Sandy Jackson, MA, both adjunct professors at Colorado Mountain College, will talk about their experiences at the Snowmass dig site during the summer of 2011. Join us at the Rifle Branch Library to learn about the excavation process and what was discovered. The presentation will be geared toward adults but children and teens are welcome.
Come to the Rifle Branch Library on Wednesday, July 11th at 7:00 pm when representatives from the University of Colorado's Museum of Natural History are coming to the Rifle Branch Library with objects and specimens from the museum's collections. Museum representatives will set up interactive stations and host earth science activities for families that communicate the science being studied at the museum.
All teens and tweens in middle school and up are invited to drop in for fun, friends, and food as we host open play gaming on our Wii console each week.