Join us at the Silt Branch Library on Saturday, October 27th for the second of five discussions on the American Civil War. Sarah Swedberg, Ph.D, Associate Professor of American History at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, will provide a background lecture on the subject and will lead the conversation on the selected readings from ʺAmerica's Warʺ anthology (Part Two).
Join us at the Silt Branch Library on Saturday, October 13th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. for the first of five discussions on the American Civil War. Sarah Swedberg, Ph.D, Associate Professor of American History at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, will provide a background lecture and lead the conversation on the selected readings: "March" by Geraldine Brooks, and "America's War" anthology--Part One.
Need something great to read? Come to the Parachute Branch Library on Monday, October 15th from 3:00 to 4:00 pm where Miss Michelle will grab your attention and fill your must read list with the latest books for tweens. Books discussed will be most appropriate for tweens in grades 5-8.
We invite you to spend a few minutes dating and rating some of the latest teen reads in our library. Stop by the front desk of the Parachute Branch Library between October 15th and 19th, pick up the "dating/rating" cards and you are off on your grand adventure. Dating/rating does have its rewards, stop in and find your perfect mate!
This event is part of Teen Read Week.
Join the Ladies Who Do Lunch Bunch on Tuesday, November, 20th from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm at the Parachute Branch Library as we discuss Before I Go to Sleep by S. J Watson and enjoy a pot-luck lunch.
All Alex Project partcipants are welcome to the Gordon Cooper Branch Library on Wednesday, October 24th to celebrate completing the project!
September 15th deadline to sign up!
The Gordon Cooper Branch Library is continuing the Alex Project into the Fall. For teens this is a chance to increase your college resume, connect with the adults from the community and share the power of a great read. For adults this is an opportunity to become involved in our community through reading and mentoring. Please contact the Gordon Cooper Library at (970) 963-2889 for more information.
The Rifle Branch Library hosts a book club for all adults and teens on the third Tuesday of each month at noon. For for current title and more information about the club, please contact the library at 625-3471.
Read the book and join us for the movie (even if you haven't read the book). A discussion follows the movie. The food varies each month so be sure to phone ahead and find out what crazy food is planned. This month's the selection is: Extremely Loud and Incredible Close by Jonathan Safran Foer.
Program takes place on Friday, September 21st from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.
Looking for something great to read? Who better to help you pick just the right book than your favorite librarian, back in the library? Join Mrs. Braby as she highlights some of the best books she read over the summer. Teens can join us at the Parachute Library on Monday, September 17th from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Bring your friends and your library card.