Programs / Classes
Come to the Glenwood Springs Branch Library on the fourth Thursday of every month from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. for Paws to Read! Children in kindergarten through grade 5 can sign up ahead of time to read to a dog. The program is free and will feature dogs and handlers from Heeling Partners of the Roaring Fork Valley.
Join us in giving thanks to those serving in active duty by writing them a letter at the display table at the Rifle Branch Library. You can also stop by to receive information about serving your country if you are considering joining the armed forces. If you have loved ones overseas that have access to web cameras, come and use our iPad to Skype with them in one of our study rooms.
Come to the Parachute Branch Library on Thursday, May 9 at 2:00 pm for Gardening in Small Spaces. Participants will learn to garden with limited space.
The Good, the Bad, and the Gross is designed for students in grades 4 to 6. This is HANDS on learning its best. Each meeting we challenge you to come ready for the good, the bad, and yes, the really gross!
This program takes place at the Parachute Branch Library on Monday, May 13 at 3:00 pm.
A happy unbirthday to you!
Teens are invited to the New Castle Library for a special afternoon of party games, presents, cake and even a few surprises. Bring a friend and come celebrate your unbirthday in a big way on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.
Come to the Rifle Branch Library on Saturday, May 4 at 2:00 pm and learn how to prepare an exceptional cup of tea. Sample our fine selection of teas served in bone china cups and accompanied with scones and clotted cream. Local tea drinker Ann Honchell will teach you all you need to know to enjoy a proper cup of tea. Participants can also make a little treat box and take home a tea cookie to remember your afternoon.
Rifle High School art teacher Liz Waters proudly presents her student's hand painted glass mosaics.
Celebrate their fine work during our "Art in the Stacks" reception at the Rifle Branch Library on Wednesday, May 1 at 6:00 pm.
Join us at the Gordon Cooper Branch Library as Chelsea Bridges from the Aspen Camp of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing shows parents how they can teach their children to communicate wants and needs before they can verbalize them. This series of three 30 minute classes aims to decrease frustration between parents and babies. Use of these methods has been shown to enhance literacy later in life.
During Baby Sign Class, you and your child will learn how to communicate with each other through a variety of simple signs taught during games, dancing, and storytelling.
Calling all Mathletes in grades 3 and 4, you are invited to the New Castle Branch Library on Friday, April 26 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. for The 5th Element. Mr. Paul Stanley is hosting a Math Olympics; come show off your physical and mental abilities. Supplies and snacks will be provided. This class is limited to 25 children. Preregistration is required to attend this event. Please call 984-2346 or go to www.gcpld.org to preregister
Calling all Mathletes in grades kindergarten through 2, you are invited to the New Castle Branch Library on Friday, April 26 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. for The 5th Element. Mr. Paul Stanley is hosting a Math Olympics; come show off your physical and mental abilities. Supplies and snacks will be provided. This class is limited to 25 children. Preregistration is required to attend this event. Please call 984-2346 or go to www.gcpld.org to preregister.