Join us on Saturday, June 8, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon for the first annual How to Festival! It's the perfect opportunity for our community to come together, learn, and have a great time - all for free! We'll showcase hobbyists, business leaders, and entrepreneurs who want to share their talents and knowledge. Come learn something new!
Come to the Rifle Branch Library on Tuesday, June 11 at 1:00 pm for Human Board Game!
Part 1: Design your Board Game Square. Using various crafting supplies, inject your creative flair to build your game square in any fashion you choose. Each participant that designs a square is eligible to win a prize in various design categories (for example: most unique game square).
Part 2: The Board Game Squares are created, now let's PLAY! In teams, you will compete AS the game pieces. Prizes awarded during game play in various categories.
The Carbondale Library will close at 5:00 pm on Saturday, June 22, to get ready for our move to the new building. We will remain closed until the new library opens on July 20. But do not despair, the Summer Reading Program will continue on! While we are closed we will accept Summer Reading Program bookmarks and give out prizes at Kids, Teens, and Adult Summer Reading Program events and at our old building from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on the following days in June and July:
Mon. June 24
Thurs. June 27
Mon. July 1
Mon. July 8
Thurs. July 11
Join teens at the Glenwood Spring Branch Library to make your own duct tape creations including wallets, coin purses, neck ties, hair bows, and more!
This free program is for teens ages 13-18 and will be held on June 12 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. A variety of Duct Tape colors and patterns will be provided. Light snacks will be served. For more information call 945-5958 or visit the Glenwood Springs Branch Library at 413 9th Street.
Beat the heat with a delicious treat! Join us for our Summer Ice Cream Social at the Parachute Branch Library on Monday, July 1, at 11:30 am. Choose your own flavor, add your own toppings, and enjoy!
Teens! Want to make your own hardware jewelry? What about making your own toothpaste? Do you like duct tape? Join us for the Creative Element at the Parachute Branch Library on Tuesday, June 11, at 4:00 pm. Registration required, please call 970-285-9870.
Participate in the Summer Reading Program and receive an invitation to a Special Library Preview of the New Carbondale Branch Library facility on Thursday, July 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm..
This is an invitation only event for participants of the Summer Reading Program. We will host a tour of the new facilities, and attendees will have the opportunity to browse our brand new collection and check out new materials. Refreshments and appetizers will be provided.
"The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see." - Winston Churchill
Have you seen those beautiful eye catching fabrics with all that color and wonder how it is done? Wonder no more as fabric guru Sandy Harrison will show us how it is done. Join us for hands on demonstration.
Batik is both an art and a craft involving decorating cloth with wax and dye.
Attendees must register and a supply list will be given to you then. Students will make an 8x10 sample to take home.
Introduction to Batik takes place at the Parachute Branch Library on Saturday, August 3, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.
Teens! Feeling creative? Please join us for the Creative Element at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library. We will make hardware jewelry and duct tape crafts!
The Creative Element takes place on Wednesday, June 12 at 4:00 pm. Registration required, please call (970) 963-2889.