In conjunction with this year’s Big Read, the Glenwood Springs Branch Library will present segments from “The Dust Bowl,” a PBS documentary by Ken Burns. Join us on Friday, February 15th from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. as we view portions of this poignant chronicle of a man-made ecological disaster. The program is free of charge and freshly popped popcorn will be served. The library is located at 413 9th Street.
Join us in celebrating the Big Read at the Glenwood Springs Branch Library, as we revisit the 1930s and learn the science and skills needed for homebrewing beer.
The program will be held at the library, 413 9th Street, on Wednesday, February 13th at 7:00 p.m. The class will be taught by a local, award-winning homebrewer who serves as president of the High Altitude Mashers homebrewing club. The demonstration will cover the creation of a popular beer style from start to finish, as well as the opportunity to sample pre-made homebrews.
In conjunction with the Big Read, the Glenwood Springs Branch Library is partnering with the Frontier Historical Society to present “Remembering the 1930s” on Wednesday, February 6th at 7:00 p.m.
Students and parents from the Rifle Middle School are participating in The Big Read Program by reading and discussing the companion novels, “Out of the Dust” and “Esperanza Rising.” Join us for a book discussion and fun evening at the Rifle Branch Library on Thursday, February 28 at 6:00 p.m.
Join us for the Angry Raisins Book Talk to discuss “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck for The Big Read 2013. This program will be held on Monday, February 25 at 6:00 p.m. at the Rifle Branch Library. Raisins will be served.
Teens are invited to come learn how to redesign and repurpose their clothes to make a new, exciting wardrobe!
The talented Jessica Bouck will be teaching this Big Read program at the Rifle Branch Library on Friday, February 22 at 2:30 p.m. All materials will be supplied.
Learn the science and skills needed for homebrewing beer at the Rifle Branch Library on Thursday, February 21 at 6:00 p.m.
This Big Read event will be taught by a local, award-winning homebrewer, and president of the High Altitude Mashers homebrewing club. The demonstration will cover the creation of a popular beer style from start to finish and sampling of a pre-made homebrew. All participants must be 21 years of age, or older.
There is a limit of 30 individuals; to register please contact the Rifle Branch Library at 625-3471.
Come to the Rifle Branch Library on Wednesday, February 6th at 5:30 p.m. to watch a portion of the Ken Burns’ new documentary, “The Dust Bowl,” and to sample frugal “slow cooker” eats. Library staff will prepare the dishes and you will vote for your favorite! This program is limited to 60 participants.
Come and join us for a family fun day and sing along with Carbondale's Youth Services Librarian, Sue Schnitzer. Program takes place at the Rifle Branch Library on Saturday, February 2 at 1:00 p.m. and is part of The Big Read. We will be singing songs from the 1930's and making our own instruments to play as well.
Join us at the Parachute Branch Library on Tuesday, February 19th at 12:00 p.m. as we discuss Great Depression era literature, including “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck, “The Worst Hard Times” by Timothy Egan, and “Out of the Dust” by Karen Hesse. Enjoy a pot-luck lunch featuring some Great Depression era recipes.