Join us at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 26th at the Rifle Branch Library for a terrifying Halloween horror movie and spooky costume contest. From the creators of Paranormal Activity and Saw, Insidious will make you shiver with fear! Come dressed up to partake in our costume contest. The best costumes will receive prizes. Pizza and Halloween Treats will be served.
Create your own special holiday ornaments and then visit with Santa at the New Castle Branch Library on Wednesday, Dec 19th. The craft workshop will begin at 5:30 pm. and Santa will arrive at 6:30. Join us for this special holiday event! This event is being co-sponsored by the New Castle Friends of the Library.
Teens dress up in your best halloween costume for karaoke fun at the New Castle Library on Saturday, October 27th at 3:00 p.m. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Call Lee at 984-2346 for more information.
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.
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.
The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins' amazing best-seller (and first in a trilogy), has been made into a film that opens on March 23, 2012. Haven't read the books yet? It's not too late! Click here to find The Hunger Games in our catalog. In addition to our regular print copies, we have copies available in large print, on CD, and as audio and eBook downloads.
Kids ages 10 and under are welcome to stop by the Parachute Branch Library on December 22 for an ornament kit you can "take and make." Ornament kits will be available all day (the branch is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.) but come in before they're gone!
It's Corduroy Day at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library! Join us at 11:11 a.m. on 11-11-11 for corduroy-inspired snacks to celebrate this unparalleled expression of linear clothing. Don't wait another hundred years! Put on your corduroy and come to the library to celebrate this once-in-a-lifetime event. For more information, call the library at 963-2889.
Santa Claus will be at the Rifle Branch Library on Wednesday, December 21, at 1:00 p.m.! Come listen to Santa read The Night Before Christmas. Afterward, stay to decorate and eat a Christmas cookie! Contact the library for more information: 625-3471.
Students in middle and high school are invited to the Rifle Branch Library on Tuesday, December 20, at 1:00 p.m. for Gingerbread Man Madness! Come to the library (upstairs in the Community Room) and decorate gingerbread men. Use your imagination to see how wacky you can get! Advance registration is required 'cause space is limited. Call the library at 625-3471 for more information.