Arts and Crafts
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 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.
Calling all quilters, stampers, needle crafters and scrap bookers! Want to have a day of fun and accomplishment? We’ll have tables, irons, ironing boards and cutting mats all set up for your convenience. Drop in and bring your project for a day of crafting, food and friends. Bring your own lunch, refreshments will be provided.
Tackle It Tuesday takes place at the Parachute Branch Library on February 12th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Teens are invited to join us at the New Castle Branch Library for an afternoon of t-shirt surgery on Saturday, February 23rd at 1:00 p.m.
It is time to take that old t-shirt and turn it into something new, just like they did during the Great Depression. Make a fashionable shirt, a scarf, a dress, or whatever else you can come up with. Bring your own shirt, or use one of ours! Program is limited to the first 20 teens.
Kids ages 5 to 11 are invited to the New Castle Branch Library on Saturday, February 9th at 2:00 p.m. for a special Big Read event.
Sue Schnitzer, Carbondale's Youth Services Librarian, will be performing Woodie Guthrie songs, and children will have the opportunity to make their own instruments. Come learn about the 1930s, and have fun singing some your favorites with Sue!
All elementary school aged children are invited to meet at the New Castle Branch Library at 4:30 p.m. on February 7. We will explore different arts and crafts. All supplies will be provided, as well as after school snacks. This program takes place on the first Thursday of every month.
The Silt Branch Library is hosting a book discussion on “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck on Tuesday, February 26 at 6 p.m. This classic novel describes the struggle of migrants in their search for work and justice during the Great Depression. This program is free and open to the public, so please come and share your thoughts on this great American novel.
Children in 3rd and 4th grades are invited to the Silt Branch Library on Friday, January 25 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. to learn about printmaking and create your own prints out of foam with Ms. Ashley Mickelson. Supplies and snacks will be provided. This class is limited to 25 children, and preregistration is required to attend this event. Please call 876-5500 or go to www.gcpld.org to preregister.
Children in kindergarten through 2nd grade are invited to the Silt Branch Library on Friday, January 25 from 12 to 2 p.m. to learn about printmaking and create your own prints out of foam with Ms. Ashley Mickelson. Supplies and snacks will be provided. This class is limited to 25 children, and preregistration is required to attend this event. Please call 876-5500 or go to www.gcpld.org to preregister.