Come dressed in your jammies and bring your favorite stuffed animal to the Silt Branch Library on April 19 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Teddy Bear Storytime is a special nighttime version of our storytime program, especially for preschool- to Kindergarten-age children. We'll hear stories and enjoy some hot chocolate and cookies. For more information, contact the library at 876-5500.
Celebrate Women's History Month with author Jill Tietjen at the Silt Branch Library on Tuesday, March 6, at 7:00 p.m. Tietjen co-authored the best-selling book, Her Story: A Timeline of the Women who Changed America, which is a vivid documentation of the breadth and diversity of American women's achievements throughout U.S. history. Tietjen is one of the country's top historians on the topic of women in science and technology.
Join us at the Silt Branch Library on Saturday, February 11, from 1-3 p.m. for a Valentine's Day party. You can decorate cookies, make valentines, and enter your name into a drawing for a box of chocolates. It's a sweetheart of a deal! Contact the library at 876-5500 for more information.
Join us at the Silt Branch Library on Thursday, March 22, from 6-7 p.m. Local portrait photographer Ashley Mickelson will give some basic tips on what you can do to make your photos zing! In addition to basic tips, she will focus on how to use lighting to create dynamic pictures of your family and friends. Light refreshments will be served. Registration is preferred; please contact the library at 875-5500.
Come find out if you're a Rat or a Dragon! (Or a Horse, or maybe a Monkey...) Join us at the Silt Branch Library from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, January 28, to celebrate Chinese New Year. Learn about the Chinese Zodiac (like, what does it mean to be a Snake?), snack on egg rolls, and create your own Chinese lantern. We'll also have a drawing for a gift card from Hong's Garden in New Castle! Call the library at 876-5500 for more information.
Start your day off right and join us for Breakfast with Santa at the Silt Branch Library. We will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 14, and kids will be able to chat with Santa. For more information please call 876-5500.
Want to learn to express yourself through poetry? Join Colorado's Poet Laureate David Mason at his "Writing in Lines" workshop on Saturday, October 29, at 3 p.m. at the Silt Branch Library. This workshop is a great opportunity for beginner poets to get feedback from one of Colorado's greatest. Mr. Mason will also share his own work.
Back by popular demand, Melissa Colasinski will offer another cross-stitch program at the Silt Branch Library on Tuesday, February 28, from 6-8 p.m. Bring your materials or get a free starter pack and have Melissa show you the basics. If you already know how to cross-stitch or you want to bring a different type of activity, like knitting, go right ahead and enjoy the good company and refreshments. There is no charge to attend but please register in advance as space is limited; visit the Silt Branch or call 876-5500.